Conscious Decoration. If possible. – Sankore África

Conscious Decoration. If possible.

Home décor can influence how a space feels and looks, and many of us want to make sure our decorating choices align with our home values. sustainability.

In this article, we will explore some techniques to buy decoration in a sustainable way and which materials are the most appropriate to introduce pieces that are in harmony with nature.

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First of all, it is important to emphasize that sustainable decoration is not just a fad, but a reliable way to reduce our environmental impact. Purchasing decoration consciously is not only a way to protect the environment, thus escaping from mass production chains, it can also help to practice a fairer trade, bringing product directly from the craftsman's workshop.

When it comes to decoration, the main concern for sustainable buyers is knowing where does what you are buying come from. At Sankore, all of our products have a traceability demonstrated. Each piece has its origin and its reason for being and we strive every day to transmit it through our communication. In addition, products made from recycled and recyclable materials, such as glass, metal, and cardboard, are becoming more popular. Many of the materials from which Sankore products are made are high-quality noble materials such as bronze o to wood, which are transformed as time passes through them, gaining nuances that make them unique in the market.


Another key aspect of sustainable decoration is the choice of products that are durable, easily repairable or that can be coated. Instead of planned obsolescence, high-quality materials are the key to environmentally sound décor. In Sankore we give a second life to the pieces by turning old fabrics into screens O cushions, vessels in lamp feet or Tuareg totems converted into sconces.

Not only are they safer for the planet, but they can also save money in the long run, since they won't need to be constantly replaced, they are unique, durable pieces that convey a strong personality in any room. One of the tips to buy consciously is to look for products focused on the quality: When buying decorative objects, look for those that are durable, easy to repair or restore. This will allow items to have a longer life and reduce the amount of resources needed to replace them.


Sustainable decoration is both elegant and practice, and buying products that comply with this philosophy can significantly reduce the carbon footprint of our home. Sankore is artisan luxury, who practices fair trade to bring unique pieces of the African continent.


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