Jenny Tranter

 

Jenny is the founder and author of State of Green, an Australian based blog and e-store dedicated to all things modern, creative and sustainable . Holding degrees in Arts (Social Sciences) and International Business, Jenny would love to see green become mainstream. Not possessing the creative gene herself, she instead loves to discover other creatives who are designing with sustainable principles, and share their creations and causes with the world through her writing.

Jenny Tranter
The Mushiki Modular Storage Cabinet is Positively Steamy

The Mushiki Modular Storage Cabinet is Positively Steamy

The Mushiki storage system is a simple cabinet that has been inspired by a traditional Japanese cooking vessel. Designed by Spanish designer Tomas Alonso, the large, circular-shaped containers

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Supercyclers Upcycles Plastic Waste Into Fun and Colorful Decor

Supercyclers Upcycles Plastic Waste Into Fun and Colorful Decor

Have you collected so many plastic bags that you don't know what to do with them?  New Sydney based design brand Supercylers recently launched their Plastic Fantastic range at  The Other

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China Launches Trial Electric Taxi Program in Shenzhen

China Launches Trial Electric Taxi Program in Shenzhen

China a world leader in clean vehicle production?  Well, that’s the aim. As China moves to reduce their swelling greenhouse gas emissions, the central government has announced they will

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EcoStix Creates a Glowing Campfire with Clean Burning Bioethanol

EcoStix Creates a Glowing Campfire with Clean Burning Bioethanol

We all love an evening campfire – be it out on a fishing trip, whooping it up down by the beach or sitting in our own outdoor entertainment zone. However, what is hard to justify are the

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Karton Group Makes Cool and Quirky Furniture Out of Recycled Cardboard

Karton Group Makes Cool and Quirky Furniture Out of Recycled Cardboard

Do the creative wonders ever cease with innovative cardboard furniture design? Australia-based company Karton Group certainly doesn't think so, and they've got complete bedroom suites, office

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Art of Board Shows Off Its Skate Decks Repurposed into Rad Wall Tiles at ICFF

Art of Board Shows Off Its Skate Decks Repurposed into Rad Wall Tiles at ICFF

Attention all skaters - how many of you have damaged your skateboards beyond repair after unsuccessfully trying to nail a rail or grab some air?  Before you go throwing your board into

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Controversy Heats Up Over Shipping Container Prison Cells in Australia

Controversy Heats Up Over Shipping Container Prison Cells in Australia

In a move that could be viewed by some as a regression to the late 1800s when convicts were shipped from England to Van Diemens Land (Australia), a local prison will next week begin a trial

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Puckapunyal Memorial Chapel Moves Visitors With an Inspiring Play of Light

Puckapunyal Memorial Chapel Moves Visitors With an Inspiring Play of Light

Originally founded in the 1970’s, BVN Architecture has carried its work well into the 20th century and beyond with its contemporary and subtle integration of eco design principles. Equally

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Matty Smith Wins Tasmanian Design Centre Award for Quirky Sustainable Shortdivison Cabinet

Matty Smith Wins Tasmanian Design Centre Award for Quirky Sustainable Shortdivison Cabinet

At Inhabitat we love to keep an eye out for designers around the globe who are scooping up awards for their innovative approach to sustainable design. So it is with great pleasure we share with

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Artists Cardamatis and Saad Create Art With Depth From Native Seed Casings

Artists Cardamatis and Saad Create Art With Depth From Native Seed Casings

You could say Australian artists Scott Cardamatis and Joseph Saad are like two peas in a pod. Each share a love of nature, and it is this mutual passion that has led them to take a literal

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Adam Cornish’s Wood Hammock Wins Herman Miller Design Competition

Adam Cornish’s Wood Hammock Wins Herman Miller Design Competition

This award-winning Wooden Hammock by Australian designer Adam Cornish makes us want to grab a good book and find a nice, shady spot in the garden to string it up! Manufactured from a single

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Armadillo and Co’s Flower Collection Rugs Tread Lightly on the Environment

Armadillo and Co’s Flower Collection Rugs Tread Lightly on the Environment

If you have been looking for a fashionable floor rug that not only suits your décor, but has been produced from natural materials under Fairtrade work conditions, your search may well be over.

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Design By Them Transforms Used Milk Containers Into Butter Furniture

Design By Them Transforms Used Milk Containers Into Butter Furniture

Have you ever sat on a milk container? The innovative Australian design team at Design By Them have made this possible! Apart from designing one very funky minimalist piece of furniture named

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Map Topography Organic Cotton Cushions Are Perfect for the Armchair Traveller

Map Topography Organic Cotton Cushions Are Perfect for the Armchair Traveller

What is it about map typography that beckons you to look a little closer? Is it the challenge of working out a location without the assistance of a GPS, or the sense of order and structure it

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Wolgan Valley Resort: World’s First CarboNZero Certified Hotel

Wolgan Valley Resort: World’s First CarboNZero Certified Hotel

With Valentine’s Day approaching, wouldn’t it be nice to escape for a few days with your loved one and relax in pampered luxury – without feeling guilty about the huge footprint you are

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Retro Modern Gives Mid-Century Furniture a Recycled Makeover

Retro Modern Gives Mid-Century Furniture a Recycled Makeover

Why purchase a brand new piece of furniture, when your grandmother's old mid-century sideboard can undergo the ultimate makeover and be recycled into a masterpiece ready to last another 50

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Tribe Studio Creates a Spectacular Sustainable Ceiling Installation

Tribe Studio Creates a Spectacular Sustainable Ceiling Installation

What would you create if your design brief was to craft an artistic installation that would not only be festive and playful, but also encourage dialogue on sustainability? The creative team

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‘Life Pscycle-ology’ Film Animates the Lifecycle of a Mobile Phone

‘Life Pscycle-ology’ Film Animates the Lifecycle of a Mobile Phone

Do you get excited when it comes time to get a new mobile phone? There is an almost overwhelming list of factors to weigh – functionality, technological advancements, style, price and much

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Who Did That? Creates Sustainable Wood Chandeliers With the Help of Solar Power

Who Did That? Creates Sustainable Wood Chandeliers With the Help of Solar Power

If you are looking to transform your room with a sustainably sourced statement piece, then the Grandelier lamp may just be the artful bit of decor you've

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Billabong Natural Swimming Pools Employ Mother Nature to Keep Water Clean

Billabong Natural Swimming Pools Employ Mother Nature to Keep Water Clean

Would you love an ever-so-stylish swimming pool in your backyard, but hesitate due to the water and energy requirements? Well you're in luck! Award winning Australian landscape designer Phillip

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