Jill Fehrenbacher

 

Jill is the founder of Inhabitat, as well as a LEED-AP green designer and green design consultant based in New York City. She created Inhabitat in 2005 as a way to catalog her search for new ways to improve the world through forward-thinking, high-tech, and environmentally conscious design. Educated at Brown University, where she received a B.A. in Art Semiotics, and Central St. Martins, where she received an M.A. in Design Studies, she currently resides in New York City, which so far has been good for her obsession with rooftop farming and vegan fast food restaurants.

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Cuddle Up With Oeuf Hug-Me Sweater and Squeeze-Me Mittens

Cuddle Up With Oeuf Hug-Me Sweater and Squeeze-Me Mittens

With their cute and cozy Hug-Me Sweater and Squeeze-Me Mittens, New York eco children's outfitter Oeuf encourages cuddling during the cold winter season. While the Hug-Me Sweater features two

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Organic Baby Bear Ears for Winter!

Organic Baby Bear Ears for Winter!

Now that the weather is getting chilly, it's the perfect time to make like a bear and cuddle your little ones up in cozy hats made for hibernating. The organic cotton baby bear ear hat shown

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Cut back your consumption & RENT-A-TOY this holiday season!

Cut back your consumption & RENT-A-TOY this holiday season!

Lots of people are feeling the pinch of the souring economy and cutting back their holiday spending. It may smart a little, but now is a prefect time to rethink your consumption habits and find

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GREEN GIFT GUIDE: For Tots

GREEN GIFT GUIDE: For Tots

Shopping for any little ones this holiday season? We've got some great green gift ideas for you that allow you to purchase the most environmentally sensitive products for the tots in your life.

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Get a FREE Eco Baby Tee from Inhabitots!

Get a FREE Eco Baby Tee from Inhabitots!

If you've been following Inhabitat at all, you probably know that we have a collection of eco-chic clothes for men and women. Most recently we've added some cute owly baby tees and onesies to

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Give the gift of GREEN with an Inhabitat Tee!

Give the gift of GREEN with an Inhabitat Tee!

$20.00 - Organic 'Roots' Inhabitat Onesie (3-6 mos) $20.00 - Organic 'Roots' Inhabitat Onesie (6-12 mos) $20.00 - Organic 'Roots' Inhabitat Onesie

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Happy Thanksgiving From Inhabitat!

Happy Thanksgiving From Inhabitat!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING INHABITAT READERS! Thanksgiving is a great holiday - and not only because of the delicious food and the chance to catch up with loved ones. We love it when November rolls

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WIN A FLEURVILLE ECO-FRIENDLY TOTE!

WIN A FLEURVILLE ECO-FRIENDLY TOTE!

Think being an eco mom means wearing tie-dyed hemp baby slings over mom jeans? Think again! Its now easier than ever to be glamorous, green, and maternal at the same time - and eco parent

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Recycled Magazine Mobiles by Frasier & Wing

Recycled Magazine Mobiles by Frasier & Wing

When it comes to mobiles, everyone knows that they can make great nursery decorations and playthings for babies, but sophisticated, abstract mobiles can also function equally well as artsy decor

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MINI PREFAB: Modern Architecture for Tots

MINI PREFAB: Modern Architecture for Tots

If you're a fan of modern prefab architecture and you're raising rugrats, now you can get your little ones on the prefab mod action with the Mini Modern Prefab Playshed. Part Case-Study home,

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GET OUT AND VOTE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT!

GET OUT AND VOTE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT!

GO VOTE! In case you've been living under a rock, today is election day in the U. S of A - and we're super excited for the possibilities that this hotly contested presidential election brings.

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VOTE for Green Halloween Costume Winners

VOTE for Green Halloween Costume Winners

HAPPY HALLOWEEN Inhabitat readers! We hope you're having a great autumn weekend. We want to extend a big thank you to all of those crafty readers who took a moment to enter our contest and

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Vote for your favorite kids Green Halloween costume

Vote for your favorite kids Green Halloween costume

We hope you had a fun Halloween, and we want to say thanks to all of our crafty readers who sent in images of their Green Halloween costumes. We were overwhelmed with great entries and were

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Green Halloween Costume Contest – DEADLINE TONIGHT

Green Halloween Costume Contest – DEADLINE TONIGHT

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! We know our Inhabitat readers are a creative bunch and we can't wait to see the funny and thoughtful costumes that you've cooked up, so don't forget to send in your photos to

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ANNOUNCING: Green Halloween Costume Contest!

ANNOUNCING: Green Halloween Costume Contest!

Halloween is tomorrow and we can't wait to see the incredible costumes that you've cooked up, so don't forget to participate in our annual Green Halloween costume contest! And if you have little

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Announcing Inhabitat Eco Baby Tees

Announcing Inhabitat Eco Baby Tees

$20.00 - Organic Owl Baby Tee (3-6 mos) $20.00 - Organic Owl Baby Tee (6-12 mos) $20.00 - Organic Owl Baby Tee (12-18 mos) $20.00 -

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LAST CALL: Vote Inhabitat for Cooper Hewitt Design Award!

LAST CALL: Vote Inhabitat for Cooper Hewitt Design Award!

Last day to help us win the Cooper Hewitt People's Choice Award Today is THE LAST DAY to vote for Inhabitat in this year's Cooper Hewitt People's Design Awards! The competition is fierce and

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INHABITOTS GREEN HALLOWEEN IDEA: Angel Wing Sweater

INHABITOTS GREEN HALLOWEEN IDEA: Angel Wing Sweater

Looking for some green halloween ideas for your little angels? Oeuf's beautiful alpaca Angel Sweater is the perfect autumn treat. Not only is this cozy fair trade sweater adorable on your tot

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SPEESES Organic Cotton Critter Coats for Kids

SPEESES Organic Cotton Critter Coats for Kids

Cute alert! Eco kids clothing brand Speesees makes these adorable critter-inspired kids jackets from organic sherpa cotton. We think these would make a great Green Halloween alternative to

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Columbia Materials Conference on Concrete – with Lafarge

Columbia Materials Conference on Concrete – with Lafarge

Calling all architects in New York City who like concrete! From October 1st through the 3rd, Columbia's Graduate School of Architecture is organizing a series of conferences on materials. This

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OEUF ECO CHIC KIDS FURNITURE

OEUF ECO CHIC KIDS FURNITURE

Brooklyn-based husband and wife designers Oeuf create beautiful, eco-friendly kids furniture that is so chic, you will want to keep it in your house long after your kids have grown up. (At

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HOW TO: Make a Customized Eco Silhouette T-shirt!

HOW TO: Make a Customized Eco Silhouette T-shirt!

Our crafty eco mom writer Andrea over at Inhabitots put together this great HOW-TO step-by-step guide to creating a customized green silhouette T-shirt. For a fun and fashionable way to

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Eco Hipster Organic Onesies from Pumpkin Girl

Eco Hipster Organic Onesies from Pumpkin Girl

What's cuter than a baby in stylish pseudo grownup clothes? How about a baby in eco chic grown up clothes, such as an organic cotton onesie with a vintage tie applique? Etsy designer and

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TwistTogether LED Block Lamps from Glide

TwistTogether LED Block Lamps from Glide

We first spotted Glide Design's gorgeous TwistTogether Block Lights back at BKLYN Design in 2005, and we've been fans of the innovative design ever since. Like a design product love-child

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LEANIMAL: Project Runway’s Rising Eco Fashion Star

LEANIMAL: Project Runway’s Rising Eco Fashion Star

Project Runway is my favorite reality show on TV, and here's why: While most reality shows pit desperately unremarkable people against each other in questionable 'skills' such as bug-eating,

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AND THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL WINNER IS….

AND THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL WINNER IS….

For over a week we have run our Back to School Contest to giveaway a fabulous solar-powered bag by Noon Solar. In the last few days, we have received over 100 funny, heartwarming, and just plain

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WIN A FREE SOLAR POWER BAG by Noon Solar!

WIN A FREE SOLAR POWER BAG by Noon Solar!

If you've been reading Inhabitat this past week, you might have noticed that we've been running a little Back-to-School contest to giveaway some fabulous green goodies, including an awesomely

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ECO CUTE OVERLOAD! EcoZoo backpacks for kids

ECO CUTE OVERLOAD! EcoZoo backpacks for kids

Its almost September and you know what that means: back to school! If you or anyone you know has a child between the ages of of 4 and 10, do we have a back-to-school treat for you. We just

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BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST: Win a Noon Solar bag!

BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST: Win a Noon Solar bag!

It's mid August, the leaves are turning brown, and you know what that means! Fall is just around the corner and school is about to start up for students around the country. In the spirit of

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SOLAR POWERED MOON JAR by Tobias Wong

SOLAR POWERED MOON JAR by Tobias Wong

Ever wish you could bottle moonlight to light up your room at night? Well, now you can with the Moon Jar. We've written about the Sun Jar on Inhabitat before - the cute and clever solar powered

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