Green design

Give your home a fresh start for the new year with this fun, nature-inspired hue

When “green” really arrived on the Seattle scene some 15 years ago, building a green home meant using solar panels and bamboo flooring. While those elements remain a sign of green building, today’s earth-friendly abodes go much further than that.

Whether you’re a longtime homeowner or just signed the lease to your first apartment, transforming any space from an address to a personal abode can be daunting.