Jennifer Gonzales

 

Jennifer Gonzales spent her childhood in Europe where she was introduced at an early age to 3-bin recycling. Her favorite part was always separating the bottles by glass color – green, brown, and clear. This early fascination with materials eventually led her to studying art history with an emphasis in land art of the 1970s. She lives in Brooklyn, New York where you can find her watering (and sometimes talking to) her house plants and cactus garden.

Staxxon’s Collapsible Containers Could Revolutionize Global Shipping Industry

Staxxon’s Collapsible Containers Could Revolutionize Global Shipping Industry

The humble shipping container has truly come into its own over the last decade as architects and designers have innovated ump-teen new ways of re-purposing the standardized metal box. But what

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Colorful New Bench Gives Old Skateboards New Trick

Colorful New Bench Gives Old Skateboards New Trick

We have covered skateboard-inspired furniture in the past, so we were excited to see this cool new bench from Pennsylvania-based company, Deckstool. Started by Jason Podlaski after his

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Serbian Pavilion Creates Interactive Garden of Curious Games

Serbian Pavilion Creates Interactive Garden of Curious Games

The Serbian installation at the 12th Annual Venice Architecture Bienniale is a fantastic example of stripped-down, simple green design inspired by a sense of community. For the exposition’s

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Vintage Swiss Army Blankets Reborn as Cozy Housewares

Vintage Swiss Army Blankets Reborn as Cozy Housewares

The Swiss Army need no longer be known only for knives. Swiss company Deken (the Dutch word for “blanket”) takes mint condition Swiss Army blankets and repurposes them into modern

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Amazing Hanging Garden is Suspended in the Sky

Amazing Hanging Garden is Suspended in the Sky

We are simply awe-struck by Shinji Turner-Yamamoto’s Hanging Garden sculpture, which was recently installed in the abandoned Holy Cross Church of Cincinnati. The organic artwork consists of a

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The Eco Rocker is a Modern Recycled Paper Rocking Horse

The Eco Rocker is a Modern Recycled Paper Rocking Horse

It was love at first ride when we spotted this adorable Eco Rocker at this year's London Design Festival. Made from an inner core of 100% recycled paper product, this modern-day version of the

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Shoreditch Design Triangle Stands Tall at London Design Week

Shoreditch Design Triangle Stands Tall at London Design Week

In a collaborative installation with Boskke, Thorsten van Elten shows designer André Klauser's Mechano Chair, inspired by industrial shelving. Sara Wright Polmar's Peggy consists of

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Bright Lights: Sustainable Futures and Day Two of TENT London

Bright Lights: Sustainable Futures and Day Two of TENT London

Low energy LED lights provide a soft and relaxing glow for Justyna Piotrowicz's Luminaire Lamps, crafted from hand blown glass and leather straps. The Danish company Oficina Kreativa

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Tightly Knit: The Best Green Designs From Tent London 2010

Tightly Knit: The Best Green Designs From Tent London 2010

The Nogg chicken coop was designed to facilitate homegrown food in any urban or rural garden environment. Lazerian's Bravais Armchair is constructed from corrugated cardboard made from

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MATILDA: Australia’s Brightest at the 2010 London Design Festival

MATILDA: Australia’s Brightest at the 2010 London Design Festival

Brian Steendyk’s Yhi 720 bamboo pendant lamps use 18 watt compact fluorescent light bulbs, are 100% recyclable, and are flat-packed to minimize their environmental impact. Luxxbox's

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