Danielle Barnes

Document Type

Honors Project

First Advisor

Grace Steinberg

Degree Award Date

Fall 2007


Interior design, environmentalism


Art and Design | Art Practice | Environmental Studies | Interior Design


The following research demonstrates how persistent need for interior designers to incorporate the sustainable design philosophy into their design practices . Interior designers need to educate themselves and their clients about green products and materials in order to uphold their ethical obligations to their clients . Sustainable design does not have to be one style ; it can be historical , trendy , traditional , southwest , or city sleek . The most important factor to remember is there is no cost barrier to creating a sustainable design in a client's personal style .