The Eco-design Handbook by Alastair Fuad-Luke

This brick of a book played a large part in inspiring TreeHugger. Full of pictures and key info about sexy, green furniture, transportation, materials, clothing, and more, it’s the bible of green design. Each selection in the book has a handy legend that explains the eco-design strategy applied, the materials used, designer, etc. It’s a fascinating read for both the average green-interested consumer and the hard-core green designer. Instantly up your eco-status by sliding this into your coffee-table collection. An updated edition became available in 2005.

Buy The Eco-design Handbook: A Complete Sourcebook For Home And Office by Alastair Fuad-Luke (Thames & Hudson).