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The products we manufacture contribute to the environment in a unique way, whether through green design and fabrication, use of recycled content, or energy saving capabilities.


Our Exclusive Line of Innovative Eco-Materials:

100% Recycled Fiber Composite Panels

100% recycled fiber 3dEMF composite panels that are the first and best product on the market today offering an ultra-lite and strong alternative to heavy, toxic particleboard and other standard non-sustainable panel offerings.

100% Sorghum Stalks Composite Panels

New fiberboard composite panel made from 100% hyper-renewable Sorghum stalks.

Renewable North-American Teak

Pioneering & renewably-harvested teak lumber and top-quality teak products are grown on reclaimed ranch lands along Mexico’s Pacific coast, bypassing the high financial, environmental, and human costs of Southeast Asia’s teak trade.

FSC – Forest Stewardship Council – Certified Woods

FSC has earned a reputation as the most rigorous, credible forest certification system globally and is considered the “Gold Standard for Forest Management.”

San Diego County-Cypress Fires Reclaimed Wood

Recovered and reclaimed wood from the 2006 San Diego Cypress Fires provides a treasure of beautiful FSC Certified lumber and wood products available for use in a wide variety of sustainable furniture products.

Bamboo Plywood

Bamboo plywood is made from 100% rapidly renewable bamboo, using adhesives that are both strong and emissions free.

Reclaimed Discarded Shopping Carts & Wire Shipping Crates

Our exclusive, patent-pending line of beautiful and iconic furniture pieces are manufactured from 100% reclaimed discarded heavy-duty wire from shopping carts and shipping crates.

Low VOC’s Phenolic Resin

Phenolic Resin is hard, heat resistant, and can be mixed with a wide range of materials for industrial and residential uses.

Eco-Resins – Bio-Resins

Eco-resins are polymer resins that are non-toxic, renewable, and/or solvent-free (water-based). Bio-resins are based on natural plant and vegetable extracts or renewable resources.

Recycled Glass

Mixed glass surfaces & countertops are comprised of 73& post-consumer glass made from a wide variety of assorted architectural & art glass, beer bottles, and jars that create an expansive color palette.

Recycled Metal

Our steel products contain a minimum of 89.7% recycled steel from post consumer and post industrial and our aluminum holds a minimum of 92% recycled content.

Recycled Sand Cast Aluminum

98.5% recycled aluminum reclaimed from automotive cast parts and airplane cast parts and 100% recycled aluminum sourced from automobile tire rims.

Recycled Plastic

We produce our products using roto-casting and ABS plastics.  Roto-casting uses LDPE low-density polyethylene plastic.

Biodegradable EPS

Innovative biodegradable EPS, Expanded Polystyrene – is an environmentally friendly material made from plant and vegetable waste, including sugar cane.

Low-emitting Powder Coating

New generation eco-powder coatings are made from 70% recycled materials, produce virtually no VOC emissions, and require less energy to cure than standard powder coatings.

Environmental Stains, Sealants, Finishes, & Paints

Innovative line of non-polluting paints, stains, sealants, finishes and sealers that are organic, plant-based and protect and beautify your environment safely, naturally and sustainably.

Environmentally Safe Adhesives

Each of our manufactured finished products offers environmentally safe adhesives which are non-toxic, non-solvent, solvent-free, acid-free, water-based, water-soluble, low VOC (less than 1%), no-VOC, and/or have no animal derivatives.

Solar – Renewable Energy

Solar is incorporated into many aspects of our designs.  When off-grid the renewable energy comes directly from the PV panels; when on-grid the renewable energy is stored in lithium batteries.

LED Lighting

Low-impact, high-efficiency and long-lasting LED lighting is featured on many designs.


Most of our materials pass Greenguard guidelines and certification.

Local sourcing

Local materials’ sourcing is paramount to all designs and products to maximize reduced transportation costs and making the lightest carbon footprint possible.

David LasherPresident

David Lasher

Sage in Design (SAGE) is committed to identifying, developing and providing the contract furniture and commercial retail industries with environmentally-sound alternatives to traditional site furnishings. Each of the products we represent is selected for its unique contribution to the environment, whether through design, fabrication or energy saving capabilities. We are dedicated to providing these products at affordable, competitive prices that meet the financial needs of the buyer as well as helping to fulfill their environmental corporate responsibilities.