Rebecca Paul

 

Rebecca is a writer and design strategist living in New York City with extensive experience in business operations and digital media. She received her BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design, and her Master’s in Design Management from the Pratt Institute.

Her previous work includes her position as a New York Editor and Business Operations Manager at Inhabitat. Since leaving her position as Operations Manager, Rebecca has been involved with the design and development of several online and mobile products including uMarkit, a bookkeeping system that utilizes SMS text messaging for cash based businesses in emerging economies. She is also the Executive Editor for Catalyst Strategic Design Review, an online publication produced by the participants of Pratt’s Design Management program.

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DropNet Fog Collector Harvests the Mist to Create Pure Drinking Water

DropNet Fog Collector Harvests the Mist to Create Pure Drinking Water

Every year 2.5 million people die from thirst or from drinking polluted water, and The United Nations expects that by the year 2025 two-thirds of the world’s population will be suffering from

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Inhabitat Joins the Treecycling Fun at NYC’s Annual Mulchfest

Inhabitat Joins the Treecycling Fun at NYC’s Annual Mulchfest

This past weekend the New York City Parks Department hosted their annual Mulchfest, providing New Yorkers with an easy, eco-friendly way to dispose of their holiday trees. With over 80 chipping

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The New California Craftsmen Going Green in Stride

The New California Craftsmen Going Green in Stride

The New California Craftsmen have begun to make a name for themselves on the Los Angeles design scene, thinking up one-of-a-kind creations made from re-purposed scraps and found materials.

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Edible Sake Bottles Made From Sun-Dried Squid

Edible Sake Bottles Made From Sun-Dried Squid

These traditional "Ika Tokkuri" sake bottles are 100% edible and are made from a surprising source - sun-dried squid! Authorities in Takahama recently established the "Committee to Reinstate the

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5 Tips for a Green and Happy Hanukkah!

5 Tips for a Green and Happy Hanukkah!

Everybody loves Hanukkah, the festival of lights that comes but once a year! Every December, we look forward to this joy-filled excuse to stuff our faces with fried potatoes, sour cream and

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NYC: ECOUTERRE LAUNCH PARTY: October 29 at KAIGHT!

NYC: ECOUTERRE LAUNCH PARTY: October 29 at KAIGHT!

In celebration of our recent launch of Ecouterre and we are having a party, and want YOU to join us! Join us for organic cocktails, vegan cookies and snacks while you look through the

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SOLAR DECATHLON 2009: Rice University’s $140,000 ZEROW House Keeps Up With the High Rollers

SOLAR DECATHLON 2009: Rice University’s $140,000 ZEROW House Keeps Up With the High Rollers

The Solar Decathlon, the super solar architecture competition held in Washington D.C. bi-annually, officially kicked off today, and Rice University's awesomely affordable ZEROW House is already

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Mikal Hameed Turns Trash Into Fabulous Sound-Systems!

Mikal Hameed Turns Trash Into Fabulous Sound-Systems!

Artist and DJ Mikal Hameed breathes new life into old, decrepit office furniture by transforming beat-up junky chairs and sofas into awesome, fully-functioning sound systems. While Hameed

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Odds & Ends Recycled Furniture Changes the Value of Trash

Odds & Ends Recycled Furniture Changes the Value of Trash

Odds & Ends, Bits & Pieces is a beautiful four-piece furniture set made entirely out of re-purposed materials. Designed by Inhabitat favorite Jo Meesters, the spring-colored furniture

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The BLDGBlog Book Launch & Presentation by Author Geoff Manaugh

The BLDGBlog Book Launch & Presentation by Author Geoff Manaugh

Almost five million readers have visited the BLDGBLOG Web site since it's launch back in 2004 for stories about the past, present news, and perdictions for the future of how humans will shape

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Germany Unveils World Class Sustainable ECO CITY

Germany Unveils World Class Sustainable ECO CITY

Today Germany’s historic Hamburg-Harburg Harbor announced the development of a sustainable ECO CITY that combines industry, entertainment and pedestrian life into one super green package.

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McMansion Wetlands: Transforming Foreclosures Into Natural Water Filters

McMansion Wetlands: Transforming Foreclosures Into Natural Water Filters

As the housing crisis wreaks havoc and suburbia suffers a critical blow from the credit crunch, what will become of all those foreclosed McMansions? Designer Calvin Chiu has proposed one

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T-Tree: A Towering Community of Prefab Pixel Homes

T-Tree: A Towering Community of Prefab Pixel Homes

Appearing as a cross between a Tokyo capsule hotel and a pixellated prefab treehouse, the T-Tree housing community offers residents the opportunity to live among the clouds. One of 20 incredible

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Samsung Unveils Green Phone Made From Corn

Samsung Unveils Green Phone Made From Corn

The Reclaim - Samsung and service partner Sprint’s newest green phone - has innovative features that go beyond the bare bones that similar products like Motorola’s W233 Renew phone

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Top 5 Silliest Eco-Inventions

Top 5 Silliest Eco-Inventions

It goes without saying that there have been some truly impressive and useful innovations in world of eco-friendly products, but with everyone racing to develop the next big thing there are bound

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Lawnge Chairs: Grassy Green Park Lounges in the Netherlands

Lawnge Chairs: Grassy Green Park Lounges in the Netherlands

While most of us are delighted by the idea of bringing the outdoors in, we are equally excited by the concept of bringing the indoors outside! These "lawnge chairs" get the job done. Designed by

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Making Public Places Forum

Making Public Places Forum

Monday, July 13, 2009, from 10 am to 1 pm on twitter@mpplaces enter here http://www.balmori.com/balmoriMain.htm Diana Balmori and her NYC-based landscape and urban design firm Balmori

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The Swimming City: A Water World for Future Generations

The Swimming City: A Water World for Future Generations

Much like a floating Club Med, “The Swimming City” by Andras Gyorfi could be the perfect solution for ocean-bound adventure seekers. As most of us have daydreamed about abandoning our

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Oslo Unveils Trio of Crystal Clear Towers

Oslo Unveils Trio of Crystal Clear Towers

The transformation of Oslo’s Skyline consistently pushes the boundaries of modern architecture, and the city's latest trio of crystalline skyscrapers further define what could be referred to

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Reverse Cushions Made of Recycled Car Foam

Reverse Cushions Made of Recycled Car Foam

We all know that food and water are basic human needs, but what about something as simple as a place to sit? Right now, there is a pressing need for nearly 2 billion basic, low-cost seating

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Aveda is Saving Oceans & Marine Life One Plastic Cap at a Time

Aveda is Saving Oceans & Marine Life One Plastic Cap at a Time

Wondering how to turn all of those plastic bottle caps running rampant in your household into a green, planet saving endeavor? Well, lucky for you, and for marine life everywhere, Aveda has come

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The Nautilus – Giant Snail-Shaped Home Fit for a Family

The Nautilus – Giant Snail-Shaped Home Fit for a Family

The Nautilus, designer Javier Senosiain’s bizarre, snail-shaped dwelling, is a mind-bending union of artistic experimentation and simplified living. Inspired by the work of Gaudí and Frank

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Ella Umbrella Stand Grows a Garden in Stormy Weather

Ella Umbrella Stand Grows a Garden in Stormy Weather

Grey skies got you down? Turn to Simon Enever’s very clever Ella umbrella stand to brighten your home and remedy those rainy day blues. This rather elegant new age umbrella stand uses

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Junktion Transforms Trashed Furniture into Treasure

Junktion Transforms Trashed Furniture into Treasure

As one of Tel Aviv’s most thought-provoking new companies, Junktion, a young, edgy and innovative design studio, is breathing new life into the trash their city has cast aside. Junktion began

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