Climate change is happening even faster than scientists originally predicted. It’s time to stop talking about trivialities — and talk about what matters most. This is your turn to change your thoughts into actions, your words into behaviours and your problems into solutions. You can talk about sports or you can discuss politics, you can… read more
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Why should you be part of a solution when you can profit more from adding to the problem? This seems to be the defining question of my generation, a generation which in my opinion, in the rear-view mirror of history, will equal the infamous Nero generation who fiddled away the Roman Empire. In 1969 Pollution… read more
It happened, the green “snap” moment that is, while I was quietly meditating at a yoga camp last summer, on Cortes Island at Hollyhock, during our early morning hours of total silence. I had simply asked myself as a topic for meditation and contemplation, “What do I want to do now?” To set the scene,… read more
The question I asked myself after being invited by a client to be a guest at a fishing resort was: can this be eco-sensitive? And the answer is contained in this post. First the temptation: the resort is a private, guided resort called Escott Sportfishing in Masset, BC, where there is undoubtedly some of the… read more
In the late 1960s and early 70s I grew my hair as a uniform of non-conformity, a sign of commitment to a counter-culture movement. We were labeled hippies but it was more than a fad — it was an attempt to be a catalyst for change, a change that we felt was necessary. We were… read more
With rising energy costs, rising temperatures, rising environmental awareness and the role you play in all that locally and globally, why wouldn’t you just do it? It’s the right thing for our planet. Nike was so right when many years ago they coined the slogan ‘Just Do It!’ because complacent awareness changes nothing of value…. read more
The Third World War has already started, writes eco-designer J.C. Scott, and it’s all around us — in our air, our water, our land.Ever since I could think adult thoughts, I’ve worried about war — World War. Who doesn’t? Maybe it was because my grandfather was in the army in World War One, and my… read more
If our planet were a corporate entity like the big banks or financial houses, wouldn’t we also deem it “too big to fail” and do everything in our power to prevent catastrophic consequences?At the height of the recent financial crisis, we all learned a new business expression, ‘Too Big to Fail” which was the reasoning… read more
Are libraries on the shelf? By Pedro Arrais, Times Colonist March 24, 2012 Featuring Ann Squires Ferguson, Senior Interior designer at JC Scott eco Design. How can a piece of furniture that is simple, functional and practical be simply overlooked? Bookcases don’t get much respect- until one realizes how difficult it is to live without… read more
… there really is no substitute for the insight one can get from a knowledgeable, objective advisor.
Originally I thought I didn’t need a designer. You provided many ideas that I never would have thought of and were open to my ideas and suggestions too.
He has an amazing knack for problem solving, an amazing knack for seeing what our idea is, and taking it from idea to vision.
- JC ScottWHY WOULD A DESIGNER SELECT VANCOUVER ISLAND MARBLE ?July 25, 2020 - 10:55 pm
Q. Why would a designer select and specify Vancouver Island Marble Quarries products for their projects?A 1. Much of Western and Northern Vancouver Island is comprised of limestone with large marble deposits. The material is both abundant and local.2. Only some of the marble is of good quality in large enough seams without cracks and… read more
- DESIGN for ISOLATION – UPDATEApril 6, 2020 - 6:36 pm
The healthy home which I promote and design for, has never in my long career, been more important than it is today. In the past weeks, I have been communicating with, and gleaning practical information from, my healthy home network, some of which I will share in this update. Special thanks go to Dr Myron… read more