Helen Morgan

 

Freelance writer and photographer based in Barcelona.

OFFECCT’s Adaptable Green Divider Will Infuse Life Into Any Office Space

OFFECCT’s Adaptable Green Divider Will Infuse Life Into Any Office Space

Transform a dull and drab office space by injecting some life back into it with this cool, new 'Green Divider' by Swedish designers Louise Hederström and OFFECCT. This living sectioning

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Aandeboom’s Portable Tree Bench Turns Any Tree Into a Shady Seat

Aandeboom’s Portable Tree Bench Turns Any Tree Into a Shady Seat

This clever pop-up Tree Bench was designed by Aandeboom, the Dutch team that brought us the clever P-Tree urinal. This quirky design takes the traditional park bench to another level by

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Vaho Turns Old Advertising Banners Into Chic Recycled Bags

Vaho Turns Old Advertising Banners Into Chic Recycled Bags

Vaho Trashion gives old PVC advertising banners a second life by transforming them into quirky and colorful recycled bags. This stylish baggage company sources their products by collecting old

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Paul Elkin’s Mobile Homeless Shelter Is a Refuge Packed with Sustainable Features

Paul Elkin’s Mobile Homeless Shelter Is a Refuge Packed with Sustainable Features

Designing a shelter to meet the diverse needs of the homeless population is a challenge, but Paul Elkin's fantastic concept makes due as both a mobile home and a store packed with goods to

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6 Awesome Bike Sharing Schemes From Around the World

6 Awesome Bike Sharing Schemes From Around the World

BARCELONA Studies of Barcelona's acclaimed Bicing bike share program have found that the success of their biking scheme has reduced the region's annual CO2 emissions by 9,000 metric tonnes.

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Lisa Nilsson Constructs Intricate Anatomical Studies From Rolled Japanese Paper

Lisa Nilsson Constructs Intricate Anatomical Studies From Rolled Japanese Paper

Each section of paper is rolled on something small and cylindrical like a pin or a drill bit. They are then arranged together in a collection to construct the larger image. The

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The SolarWorld GT Lands in the U.S. for the Next Leg of Its World Tour!

The SolarWorld GT Lands in the U.S. for the Next Leg of Its World Tour!

The SolarWorld GT has been on a world tour, and it finally reached the North American leg of its excursion, hitting the sparkling streets of the US just yesterday! The solar car was sent off on

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Building Trust International Unveils Winning School Design For Child Refugees in Burma

Building Trust International Unveils Winning School Design For Child Refugees in Burma

Through their School 4 Burma competition, Building Trust International aimed to provide a modular educational facility for Burmese child migrants and refugees - and the winners have finally been

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Bulbous Handmade Paper Lamps By Paula Arntzen Hang Like Glowing Sculptures

Bulbous Handmade Paper Lamps By Paula Arntzen Hang Like Glowing Sculptures

The series from the Dutch product designer almost resembles a collection of glowing paper waterfalls suspended from the ceiling. Although the material the artist uses this time around is not

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Rustic Parasol Pavilion Pops Up Atop Renovated 14th Century Spanish Castle

Rustic Parasol Pavilion Pops Up Atop Renovated 14th Century Spanish Castle

Built like a floating yet solid canopy above the terrace, these structures are welded together, and galss fills the spaces in between. The ceiling and its supporting steel columns are painted

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Compact Bike Helmet by Agence 360 Folds Up to Fit in Your Bag

Compact Bike Helmet by Agence 360 Folds Up to Fit in Your Bag

While cycling is undoubtedly fun and a great way to keep fit, we all know dangerous it can be if you don't take safety precautions -- yet so many cyclists still don't wear their helmets! A

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Craft Your Own Cardboard Hourglass Stool With These Easy DIY Instructions

Craft Your Own Cardboard Hourglass Stool With These Easy DIY Instructions

This quirky looking hourglass stool is a cool, solid design that you can make at home on your own! Spotted over at 'Dangerously Fun', this DIY stool can be made simply by using old cardboard

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Former Air-Raid Shelter Transformed Into Boros Residence and Art Gallery in Berlin

Former Air-Raid Shelter Transformed Into Boros Residence and Art Gallery in Berlin

No longer the dank concrete bunker it once was, light now seeps into the previously dark space which consists of a 3,000 sq meter maze of bare walls. Originally built in 1942, the building

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The Roskilde’s Beautiful Geodesic Dome Looks Like a Tortoise in a Field

The Roskilde’s Beautiful Geodesic Dome Looks Like a Tortoise in a Field

Within the wooden dome the space seems cavernous and airy, and we don't doubt that is was a great place to take a time out from the throngs of crowds. Photos of the dome being built give a

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DIY: Quirky Recycled Crate Birdhouse Will Liven Up Your Garden

DIY: Quirky Recycled Crate Birdhouse Will Liven Up Your Garden

Calling all bird lovers! Welcome feathered friends into your yard with this DIY bird house made from a reused crate. We spotted this bird-friendly DIY special over at Espirit Cabane, and it

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Old Burbank Water Facility Transformed into California’s First Sustainable Utility EcoCampus

Old Burbank Water Facility Transformed into California’s First Sustainable Utility EcoCampus

As part of the international pilot program the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES), which seeks to rejuvenate 150 projects, BWP's EcoCampus is so far the only scheme underway that bridges the

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World Clean Up 2012 Recruits Community Members Across the Globe to Clear Up Trash

World Clean Up 2012 Recruits Community Members Across the Globe to Clear Up Trash

Unleashing a world-wide project to clean up the planet, Let's Do It World is bringing groups on every continent together for World Clean Up 2012. Driven to do something about the 100 million

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Sexy Lotus-Based PG Elektrus EV Combines Classic Style With Sustainable Technology

Sexy Lotus-Based PG Elektrus EV Combines Classic Style With Sustainable Technology

Crossing classic sports car design with sustainable technology, PG launched their sexy new Lotus Elise-based Elektrus PG in Berlin, Germany. This 'premium-segment urbane sports car' was

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Modern Bio Diversity Center in Southern Spain Melts Into the Agricultural Landscape

Modern Bio Diversity Center in Southern Spain Melts Into the Agricultural Landscape

CUAC Arquitectura's Bio Diversity Center is designed around a traditional patio that was once part of the original building located on the center's site. The project took great care to maintain

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PEGS School: Renovated Australian Academy Features a Striking Silver Facade

PEGS School: Renovated Australian Academy Features a Striking Silver Facade

McBride Charles Ryan designed the PEGS Junior Boys School to integrate into its surrounding neighborhood. The school was originally housed within a singe renovated mansion, and as it grew it

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Ingrid Siliakus Creates Intricately Layered Architectural Models Using Just One Sheet of Paper

Ingrid Siliakus Creates Intricately Layered Architectural Models Using Just One Sheet of Paper

Move to Trash It was only after carefully studying the professor's work that Siliakus learned to design these precise constructions. The Amsterdam-based artist transfers the design

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6 Amazing Green Treetop Paradises for Sustainable Living

6 Amazing Green Treetop Paradises for Sustainable Living

TORNADO TREEHOUSE ROOTED TREEHOUSE FINCA BELLAVISTA TREE HOTEL UNDER HEAVEN ILLUMINATED GEODESIC DOME TORNADO TREEHOUSE Roderick Romero proved that treehouses are not

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Reused Bicycle Inner Tubes Woven into Cool Recycled Bedframe Bench

Reused Bicycle Inner Tubes Woven into Cool Recycled Bedframe Bench

Designer Ivars Gansons has turned an old bed frame and a stack of bicycle inner tubes into a beautiful recycled street bench. Each section was inventively created with reused objects interwoven

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Cedar-Clad Malbaie V Residence is Topped With a Flourishing Green Roof

Cedar-Clad Malbaie V Residence is Topped With a Flourishing Green Roof

Mu Architecture's Malbaie V residence is a gorgeous cedar-clad volume that overlooks the ocean through big open windows that suffuse the interior with daylight. Planks of natural wood are used

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Iranian Artist Spells Out ‘Life is Beautiful’ With Kitchen Knives

Iranian Artist Spells Out ‘Life is Beautiful’ With Kitchen Knives

Iranian artist Farhad Moshiri brought his sharp wit to work in his latest installation, which features the words 'Life is Beautiful' formed entirely from kitchen knives stabbed into the wall.

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Thousands of Vacant Houses Set to Bloom into Urban Gardens in Cleveland, Ohio

Thousands of Vacant Houses Set to Bloom into Urban Gardens in Cleveland, Ohio

So far Cleveland has flattened 6,400 homes since 2005, and another 20,000 are slated for demolition throughout the county. Replacing these dilapidated areas will be parks, yards and community

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Life-Size 300 Lb. Stormtrooper Cake Devoured by 600 Sci-Fi Geeks

Life-Size 300 Lb. Stormtrooper Cake Devoured by 600 Sci-Fi Geeks

This enormously sweet offering was dished up after some serious strategic planning. It looks like Amanda's team really went to town and faced the challenge, developing new methods of putting the

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