WE ARE ON A MISSION
Aimee Robinson founded EcoBalanza in 2009 to fulfill a very important mission: to create a sofa with integrity. To reach her destination, Aimee has built a small, custom, truly toxic-free furniture design studio in Seattle. Along the way, she had to blaze her own trail and make her own map.
“To me there are certain crafts we should treasure and I think it is critical that we preserve them. So I set out to ensure the craft endures and create 100% organic furniture that lasts—instead of ending up in a landfill.”
As she set out on her journey, Aimee realized it’s about forging relationships with each and every player in the supply chain. Like points on the compass, Aimee found master craftspeople to bring a deep foundation to the work, then sourced raw materials from passionate producers -like organic wool from local family owned sheep farms, wood for frames certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), nontoxic finishes, and certified organic textiles for upholstery.
“Everything is connected and through this process, I have an allegiance to my community. So in a tiny way, I can be responsible for social impact— supporting women owned businesses, fighting inequity, poverty and discrimination—by ensuring absolute integrity along the entire supply chain and manufacturing process.”
With a production team and a customer base that are both values-aligned, Aimee pointed out, the social impact holds up. “And this is something that is very personal to me.”
THERE IS NOTHING LIKE AN ECOBALANZA SOFA
Green is great... We love our materials because are carefully certified, safe and sustainable. We use our materials because they are the best for what we do. This becomes clear when you consider:
For foam cushioning, we only use GOLS-certified 100% organic Dunlop latex -the most pure & durable natural latex on earth.
We apply five distinct wools as a standard in every sofa - each for a specific function - because not all wool is the same and layering makes a world of difference for comfort.
We fully under-upholster each piece in 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton twill because "heritage quality" means your sofa will long outlast its fabric finish. Someday when you have it reupholstered, the singular materials inside will be protected.
ONE-OF-A-KIND QUALITY IS THE ECOBALANZA STANDARD
- Your piece will be completely made to order in our Seattle studio with consultation by our client care team and handcrafting by our artisan team.
- Basic seat adjustments can be made on every piece to best suit your body and your preference for comfort - at an additional charge.
- We offer complete customization from bottom to top so you can have the piece of your dreams made with the best materials and crafting quality on the planet.