Earlier today, I dedicated a post to Ottawa, Ontario's new municipal composting program
. Now, I'm going to once again tip my hat to our friends in the Great "Green" North with news that Toronto-based Gus* Design Group
is manufacturing all of its beautiful, modern upholstered furniture with FSC
-certified wood sourced from responsibly managed forests. Gus* furnishings — sofas, chairs, ottomans, tables, accessories, accents, and more — can be found at over 150 retailers
across North America; the announcement coincides with the showing of 34 new, in-stock Gus* designs at North Carolina's High Point Furniture Market.
Like non-FSC-certified wood Gus* furnishings, these are gorgeous, high-end-but-not-stuffy designs. Pictured above is the comfy-looking Richmond Sofa ($2,195); below are the mod GT Rocker ($1,095) that's inspired by '70s car interiors and the mid-century inspired Truss Chair ($895).
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Gus* gets tree-smart
Gus* has always produced simple yet sleek and stylish home furnishings. Now, with FSC-certified designs, they add sustainability to the mix.