Tuesday, November 06, 2007

best eco paints, plaster and wallpaper

Here is a list of some great interior wall finishes:
Yolo Colorhouse great earth tones
Devine Color
Green Planet Paints
American Clay-easy-to-apply plaster in warm, deep-hues (mold-resistant)
Aura-one coat
Auro-good for allergy sufferers
Olympic-bright colors
Eco Spec-washable surface
Estate Emulsion-matte finish
Safecoat Paint-Zero VOCs
Sydney Harbour Paints

Phillip Jeffries-hemp, linen, jute, raffia, silk, grasscloth, bamboo etc...
Woodson & Rummerfield-recycled paper and biodegradable backing
Mod Green Pod

The picture is 'Holy Cow', an eco-friendly wallpaper by Louise Body, a London designer. The water buffalo pattern is printed with waterbased inks and nontoxic solvents on paper from managed forests; $400 for an 11-yard roll, to the trade, at Stark, 979 Third Avenue (59th Street)NY, (212) 752-9000.

*non-toxic wallpaper paste recipe

Also, here is a great resource for recycling old paint.

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