Society is becoming increasingly aware of the importance of environmentally responsible building and interior design. As a result, more and more clients seek to incorporate sustainability principles in their interiors.
We have a tremendous impact on the sustainability of an environment because as Interior Designers, we are the ones deciding which materials and products will be used and how ecologically people will be able to interact with their surrounding spaces.
At PIL, we always follow these sustainable interior design principles, to reduce the negative environmental impact of our society and build a better, more sustainable future.
Energy-saving, green energy, use of light and colors to reduce the amount of energy needed for heating, lighting, running appliances, etc., and by providing renewable, non-carbon-based energy to the building interiors.
Designing for low environmental impact
it’s very important to Choose materials with the lowest environmental impact and that are quickly renewable (such as fast-growing bamboo) and are extracted in an environmentally responsible way.
The environmental impact of materials and products must be evaluated throughout their entire life cycle — from extraction, production, transportation, and processing, all the way to how they are discarded after use.
sustainable trends, such as recycling, upcycling, and repurposing. Instead of discarding ‘’old-fashioned’’ objects while they are still functional, designers can (and should) come up with creative ways to give them a new life.
Cradle-to-cradle approach, waste becomes raw material for new products and a circular loop of manufacturing is formed, effectively minimizing or even eliminating waste altogether.
design durable and timeless spaces and suppress the urge to change the whole design every couple of years. The best way to achieve timelessness is to choose quality over quantity, classics over trendy, and simplicity/functionality over embellishments.
People spend most of their time indoors; in offices, schools, at home, etc. Considering the health of an environment should be at the top of the interior designer’s priority list.
Exposure to natural light is a very beneficial aspect for both physical and psychological health.
Clean spaces, Plants to act as natural air filters, sound insulators to reduce noise pollution as well as the right furniture and postures when working on different tasks.