Gallery: ANNOUNCING: The 2010 Inhabitat Spring Greening Contest Winners...

 
These plastic lamps made of six pack rings by Bao Khang Luu received 1742 votes.

READER’S CHOICE GRAND PRIZE: Soda Bottle Lamps by Sarah Turner!!!

Sarah Turner’s lamps made from recycled soda bottles received a whopping 3674 votes from our readers, wowing you guys with their dazzling intricacy and poppy modern looks. Sarah will be taking home a sweet $250 gift certificate to the Inhabitatshop for her “enlightening” design!

Metropolis Magazine editor (and one of our esteemed judges) Susan Szenasy said this about Sarah’s lamps: “Sarah Turner has clearly thought about the versatility and beauty of her material. She treats it like a designer treats materials: experimenting with its various possibilities for form making and pattern making.”

EDITOR’S CHOICE GRAND PRIZE: Elasticshelf by SystemDesignStudio

Our readers weren’t the only ones who voted – we had an illustrious panel of judges from prominent design blogs and magazines, and the final tally of their votes gave the prize to the Elasticshelf by SystemDesignStudio. This clever and elegant shelf uses defunct bicycle tires stretched between two used furniture legs to provide fun and easy storage space for books and doodads.

Designboom editor Birgit Lohmann had this to say about the Elasticshelf: “The Elasticshelf brings together an unexpected use of materials, to create a visually interesting shelving system. Its simple design is practical and adaptable and can be executed by just about anyone requiring minimal tooling – it is what a DIY project should be about.”

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