What is a Good is beautiful product?
At Maisons du Monde, we are committed to selecting Good is beautiful products for you, that means eco-friendly products that help preserve the environment, products made in Europe to support local employment, or products that preserve talent both locally and globally.
Our Good is beautiful criteria
At Maisons du Monde, we take care to respect human rights, the health of our customers, and the preservation of natural resources when developing our homeware collections. To be part of the Good is beautiful selection, products must meet at least one of the nine sustainability criteria we have identified, and fall into one of our three overarching sustainability objectives.
From the forest to the point of sale, wood can be traced to help in the fight against deforestation.
Sustainably certified wood
From forests managed in a sustainable way, this wood allows us to preserve both wood resources and biodiversity.
OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100
This certification guarantees the absence of substances undesirable to health, in particular for the skin.
Certified organic cotton
Made without GMOs and without synthetic products, this cotton ensures a product that respects both the environment and producers.
Recycled materials make it possible to avoid additional creation of raw materials and to reuse waste.
Made in Europe
European manufacturing enables the development of European industry and reduces CO2 emissions linked to the transport of products.
contribute to protecting our planet and those who live in it
To be included in the Good is beautiful collection, our products must meet at least one of our three objectives.
Reduce the environmental impact of our products
By carefully selecting the raw materials we use from around the world, we strive to limit the impact of our products on the environment. To be part of the Good is beautiful selection, our products can be:
- Made from recycled materials to avoid further extraction of natural resources and limit CO2 emissions.
- Made from materials certified by recognised labels, to guarantee the sustainable management of natural resources.
- Designed with less polluting manufacturing processes or without substances harmful to health.
What positive impact does this have?
Choosing these products allows you to have a direct positive impact on the preservation of the environment, improved biodiversity, or reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
of our wooden furniture will be sustainability certified, fighting against deforestation
of our kids’ fabrics collections will be certified with the OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 label
Developing the Made in Europe label
European manufacturing allows the development of European industry and helps reduce transportation distances. To be part of the Good is beautiful selection, the main manufacturing steps of the product must be carried out in a European Union country, the United Kingdom, Norway, or Switzerland, and more than half of the manufacturing expenses must have been carried out in these countries.
What positive impact does this have?
Choosing these products makes it possible to develop European industry and helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change.
of our sofas are Made in Europe
Preserve talent locally and globally
At the heart of our collections and our commitments is local and international talent and craft. The talent and skills of our suppliers merit our full respect and attention. Preserving them helps protect cultural heritage and promote craftsmanship and jobs related to it. To be part of the Good is beautiful selection, products must bear witness to local, historical, and traditional crafting techniques but also to a desire for adaptation, the use of local raw materials and the use of a local, qualified workforce ensuring manual or industrial manufacture.
What is the positive impact?
Choosing these products makes it possible to preserve traditions, to support creation and craft. These products give an extra soul to our interiors, they are a source of inspiration and invite us to discover the world we live in.