Answer : One of the hottest trends in interior design has to be sustainability. There are designers out there who deeply care about the environment and design with it in mind (essentially designing with nature). There are also designers who care more about the aesthetics and will give little thought to environmental impacts other than reducing their carbon footprint.
Either way, one of the most important things you need is high quality furniture built for durability, so when you're done sitting on them or lounging on them they'll still be nice! You can't get away with low-quality furniture at this point or people will notice - no matter how good your design is!
One thing to take into consideration before purchasing from a certain company is whether they use sustainable practices.