Imogen Russell-Head

 

IMOGEN RUSSELL-HEAD - Contributing Writer

Growing up in Melbourne, Australia, Imogen developed a love of the natural world and a concern for its wellbeing at a young age. She went on to study geology and physics at La Trobe University, which she followed with a Bachelor of Environmental Design at the University of Tasmania. Following graduation, she started to use her love of writing to share her passion for sustainability and design with the wider community. She is currently developing her writing further by studying professional writing and editing at Melbourne’s Council of Adult Education.

Imogen Russell-Head
Merry-Go-Round: A Collection of Tables and Lights made from Trash by Design Stories and Returhuset

Merry-Go-Round: A Collection of Tables and Lights made from Trash by Design Stories and Returhuset

Swedish studio Design Stories and Returhuset have come together to produce Merry-Go-Round, a collection of tables and lights made from objects that are traditionally seen as waste

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Montreal-based PlantCatching Website Finds a Home for Unwanted Seeds, Bulbs and Plants

Montreal-based PlantCatching Website Finds a Home for Unwanted Seeds, Bulbs and Plants

Photo via Shutterstock Developed by Nicholas Cadilhac, a computer scientist and enthusiastic gardener in Montreal, PlantCatching is a website that helps people share unwanted plants, seeds,

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Melbourne’s Bentleigh Secondary College Scores Straight A’s for Sustainable Education

Melbourne’s Bentleigh Secondary College Scores Straight A’s for Sustainable Education

Located in South East Melbourne, Bentleigh Secondary College is leading by example in the fields of sustainability and education. Suters Architects designed the school's facilities with green

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Heller Street Park & Residences: Award-Winning Sustainable Housing by Six Degrees Architects in Melbourne

Heller Street Park & Residences: Award-Winning Sustainable Housing by Six Degrees Architects in Melbourne

Heller Street Park and Residences, by Six Degrees Architects, consists of a public park and ten townhouses in inner suburban Melbourne. It is built on what was originally a clay pit, then a

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Melbourne Water Encourages Australian Citizens to Build 10,000 Rain Gardens

Melbourne Water Encourages Australian Citizens to Build 10,000 Rain Gardens

Melbourne Water, a water supply company owned by the Victorian State Government, is encouraging Australian residents to create 10,000 rain gardens - and they're already up to 7,804! A rain

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The Great Crate is an LED-Illuminated Living Sculpture of 25,000 Edible Plants in Sydney

The Great Crate is an LED-Illuminated Living Sculpture of 25,000 Edible Plants in Sydney

Made of recycled crates and 25,000 edible plants, The Great Crate is a fully recyclable installation that was erected by Plus One at the Art & About Sydney event last month. The growing

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Ash Allen’s Flatpack ‘Sticks and Stones’ Stool Wins Green Design Award at Melbourne’s Fringe Furniture Festival

Ash Allen’s Flatpack ‘Sticks and Stones’ Stool Wins Green Design Award at Melbourne’s Fringe Furniture Festival

Melbourne-based designer Ash Allen recently won the sustainable and waste-wise design award at Fringe Furniture (part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival) for his Sticks and Stones outdoor stool.

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Ryan Frank Debuts No Screw, No Glue “Glitch” Bamboo Furniture at Barcelona Design Week

Ryan Frank Debuts No Screw, No Glue “Glitch” Bamboo Furniture at Barcelona Design Week

Designer Ryan Frank just debuted his first collection of office furniture at Barcelona Design Week 2012. Dubbed Glitch, the line is constructed without the use of glue or screws, allowing it to

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UpLIFT Transforms Elevated Parking Spaces into a Hive of Prefabricated Tiny Homes!

UpLIFT Transforms Elevated Parking Spaces into a Hive of Prefabricated Tiny Homes!

New York City is undergoing a cultural shift away from the automobile, and designers Lawrence Zeroth, Jack Phillips, Brian Schulman and Eugene Lubomir have come up with a clever proposal to

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Washit: A Washer That Washes Your Clothes While You Shower!

Washit: A Washer That Washes Your Clothes While You Shower!

Four Turkish university students have developed Washit, a shower unit that collects and filters used water for washing clothes or showering. Ahmet Burak Aktas, Adem Onalan, Salih Berk Ilhan

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Giant Footprint Tree in Shanghai Promotes Walking

Giant Footprint Tree in Shanghai Promotes Walking

The China Environmental Protection Foundation (CEPF), in collaboration with DDB China Group, created an interactive poster to encourage people to walk rather than drive. With the piece,

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Ruth Allen Morphs Glass Bottles Into Beautiful New Glassware Called Sustainable Stubbies

Ruth Allen Morphs Glass Bottles Into Beautiful New Glassware Called Sustainable Stubbies

Millions of used bottles are discarded every year, but one Melbourne-based designer has found a way to make use of them. Sourcing bottles from local bars, restaurants, cafes and house parties,

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