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ted 2010
lexus eco village

TEDsters Al Gore, Will Smith, and Cradle to Cradle author William McDonough visited the Lexus Eco Village, “A Future of Less Carbon,” created with the help of Lexus Hybrid Living partners Zerofootprint, Real Food Daily, Akasha, LivingHomes, Urth Caffe, Sambazon, GoodBelly and GreenBliss. Fifty TEDsters
entered their ideas for
lessening our carbon footprint
to win the Lexus Prize, a year’s lease of a Lexus HS 250h.

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ema 2010

At EMA 2010, honorees Ted Turner, Jane Fonda, James Cameron and other celebrities were interviewed on the green carpet by Lexus Hybrid Living. Guests enjoyed the Lexus Hybrid Living Eco Courtyard, showcasing Lexus’ new CT 200h. Cisco Home and Jackie Combs Floral Design created the living step & repeat, with live vines and Lexus logos made of red roses on an eco lattice. VeeV mixed eco cocktails and guests received eco bracelets and sustainable gifts from Bag the Habit, EO Products and VeeV.

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lexus hybrid living waterkeeper eco salon

Douglas Belgrad, President of Columbia Pictures, and his wife Christine hosted a Lexus Hybrid Living Eco Salon to benefit the Waterkeeper Alliance. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., spoke at the event, which featured an eco fashion show by Linda Loudermilk; eco beverages by VeeV and Alma Rosa; sustainable furnishings from Cisco Home; and eco gifts from EO Products, VeeV, Sambazon, GoodBelly, LivingHomes and Clairmont Lavender.

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At the Lexus Hybrid Living Eco Village at TEDxDU, local Denver businesses GoodBelly and Pangea Organics offered organic hand massages and probiotic drinks, with organic coffee served by Allegro Coffee and Rooster & Moon. Lexus Hybrid Living partners Zerofootprint, Clairmont Lavender, Lara Miller, and Cri de Coeur also demonstrated sustainable products. Kuni Lexus provided a Lexus RX 450h and HS 250h for display at the event.

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greening our children

At Greening our Children 2010, ten LHL partners raised $4000 to benefit the Mount Sinai Children’s Environmental Health Center. Donors included Post Ranch Inn, Cavallo Point, Playa Viva, Sunstone, Q Jr, giggle, Linda Loudermilk, Pangea, Michelle Kaufmann, and Lara Miller. Dr. Phil Landrigan, head of Preventive Medicine at Mount Sinai, Laurie David, producer of “An Inconvenient Truth,” and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (by video) spoke at the event.

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the cfda lexus hybrid living eco fashion challenge

The winners of the CFDA Lexus Hybrid Living Eco Fashion Challenge--Monique Péan, Costello Tagliapietra and Maria Cornejo--were awarded $25,000 apiece at an event held at Skylight West in NY. Lexus and the CFDA created the Challenge to increase sustainable practices in the fashion industry, by recognizing leaders in eco design. The evening event featured a gallery style display of the ten designer finalists’ submissions and sustainable furnishings from Uhuru.

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ema awards 2009
20th anniversary

Lexus Hybrid Living celebrated the winners of the 2009 Environmental Media Association awards, including Sir Richard Branson, on Oct. 25, with a spectacular shadow installation and fashion show featuring the LS and HS hybrid vehicles. The RX and GS hybrids were the centerpiece of the Lexus Hybrid Living Eco Boutique, featuring partners Stewart+Brown, Lara Miller, The Four Hundred, Clairmont Lavender, Kiktavi
eco turf, Mink Shoes, Love Heals and VeeV.


alicia silverstone
"eat, drink & be-kind"

Alicia Silverstone, Alanis Morissette, and Anthony Kiedis of The Red Hot Chili Peppers were among the celebrities at the Oct 14 “Eat, Drink and Be-Kind” event for Silverstone’s new book, The Kind Diet. This event, at Stella McCartney’s W. Hollywood store, featured cuisine and beverages from Lexus Hybrid Living partners VeeV, Sambazon, Glow Gluten Free, Guayaki, M Café de Chaya and Real Food Daily.


sundance kabuki

Articulate designed the Lexus Hybrid Living Eco Lounge Experience at the Sundance Kabuki Theater in San Francisco. The lounge allowed visitors to
immerse themselves in eco-luxury furniture, food, wine, plasma displays and interactive kiosks. Visitors sampled the best in Northern California eco luxury lifestyle, including organic, fair-trade teas from Samovar Tea
Lounge, quality seasonal organic produce from Farm Fresh To You, and handcrafted, cruelty-free health and beauty products from Pangea Organics.


sonoma film festival

The elegant Jacuzzi Winery hosted the Sonoma Film Festival’s most glamorous and star-studded event: the Bruce Willis Tribute Gala. At the Lexus Hybrid Living VIP Eco Luxury Lounge, Lexus Hybrid Living partners Guayaki Tea, Farm
Fresh to You, Equator Coffee, Straus Creamery, Chocolove and Spring created displays and offered samples of their eco cuisine. Bardessono Inn, EOProducts and Guayaki Tea supplied VIP gifts.


kohler livinghomes

Visitors to the TED Conference in Long Beach experienced Lexus Hybrid Living eco luxury lifestyle at the Kohler LivingHome in February 2009. Sustainable interior design at the Kohler LivingHome was provided by Kristin Kilmer Design, in collaboration with Lexus Hybrid Living partners Coyuchi, Peter
Danko, Livingreen, One Earth One Design, Grow Modern Kids and Richard Schultz.





pgh hamptons

Articulate created the Lexus Hybrid Living Eco Lounge within a sustainably architectured home in the Hamptons designed by renowned architect Edvin Karl Stromsten. Showcased designs included eco furnishings from Kenneth Cobonpue, Peter Danko, Anthony Brozna, bambu, Q Collection, and Uhuru. The Eco Closet featured fashions from Bahar Shahpar, Linda Loudermilk, and Stewart + Brown. Coyuchi provided organic linens for the bedroom and bath.


ema awards 2008

Collaborating with emerging eco artist Jefre, Lexus Hybrid Living created a spectacular ice sculpture depicting a partial reveal of the Lexus HS hybrid vehicle, surrounded by a “forest” of cut birch trees, at the 2008 Environmental Media Awards Gala. The indoor lounge area was furnished by Kenneth Cobonpue, Q Collection, Eco Supply Center and Bentley Prince Street, with cocktails provided by VeeV and Sambazon.


jm lexus

Articulate created the Evening of
Eco Luxury for JM Lexus of Ft Lauderdale, Florida (the largest Lexus dealership) showcasing the most innovative and exciting purveyors of an eco design lifestyle. Eco fashion from Bahar Shahpar, Lara Miller, and Ecoist were modeled for guests. Emerging eco artist Jefre created an art installation featuring floor to ceiling birch trees for the event. Handcrafted furniture from P.I.E. incorporated sustainable materials such as water hyacinth, liana, bamboo and rattan.



The Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon is a star-studded event that takes place annually during Oscar Week at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Lexus Hybrid Living created an Eco Luxury Lounge at the Essence Luncheon, with fashions provided by Stewart + Brown and The Four Hundred, organic lavender sachets from Clairmont Lavender Farms, and HiS and HerS branded towel sets
from Coyuchi.



eco salon waterkeeper

The Eco Salon Waterkeeper Alliance benefit in December 2008 was created by Lexus Hybrid Living. Environmental activist Robert F Kennedy, Jr., was the featured speaker. Lexus Hybrid Living partners included eco beverage companies VeeV, Sambazon, Robert Sinskey and Alma Rosa; sustainable interior designers Uhuru Design, Kenneth Cobonpue and Peter Danko; and fashion designers Lara Miller, Stella McCartney, Bahar Shahpar and The Four Hundred.


sundance film festival

Articulate, Lexus and Project GreenHouse showcased the Eco Luxury Lounge at the Sundance Film Festival 2008, showcasing the best in eco luxury lifestyle. The Eco Fashion Closet showcased the latest sustainable fashions from Linda Loudermilk, Lara Miller, Bahar Shahpar, Covet and more. Pangea
Organics created an eco spa, offering hand massages and mini facials featuring its suite of organic, handcrafted body products.


monique péan

Eco-friendly fine jewelry designer and philanthropist Monique Péan raises awareness for cultural and environmental issues. Lauren Bush was among the celebrities at her Charity: Water Collection presentation in New York on April 7, sponsored by Lexus Hybrid Living, to raise funds for Charity: Water to bring pure drinking water to developing nations.


west coast green

At the 2007 West Coast Green,an annual showcase of the best in sustainable architecture and building, Lexus Hybrid Living partner Michelle Kaufmann displayed her mkLotus showhome at the San Francisco Civic Center Plaza, with furnishings provided by Lexus Hybrid Living partners Kenneth Cobonpue, bambu and Coyuchi. A Lexus RX hybrid vehicle was displayed in the driveway.


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