Decorative Objects

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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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 conveys

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Hironobu Yamabe’s “Short by Short” Eco Art Frames its Own Waste

Hironobu Yamabe’s “Short by Short” Eco Art Frames its Own Waste

Japanese designer Hironobu Yamabe’s “Short by Short” is a provocative and interesting art piece as well as an eye-opening lesson in waste management. Each Short by Short artwork is an unfinished

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Penumbra: Artist Jean Shin Creates a Colorful Canopy Out of Orphaned Umbrellas

Penumbra: Artist Jean Shin Creates a Colorful Canopy Out of Orphaned Umbrellas

Even the most fastidious recyclers can turn into wanton litterbugs when winds whip their umbrellas right out of their hands during a storm. Luckily, many of these long-lost parasols were recovered by

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Relumine: Mischer’Traxler Recycles Old Lamps Into Energy-Efficient Fixtures

Relumine: Mischer’Traxler Recycles Old Lamps Into Energy-Efficient Fixtures

Thanks to stores like IKEA, home and office lighting is cheap and easily replaceable- but what happens to discarded lamps? Design duo Mischer'Traxler has an innovative and energy-saving answer. Their

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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 been searching for! Australian graphic

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Hermès Debuts “Petit h,” a Line of Goods Made from Upcycled Factory Scraps

Hermès Debuts “Petit h,” a Line of Goods Made from Upcycled Factory Scraps

'Luxury labels' and 'ethical fashion' are two phrases that don't often find harmony in the same sentence , so when we caught wind of Hermès taking a stab at sustainability we had to applaud their

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Bamboo and Paper Pendant Lamp Tells a “Story of Life”

Bamboo and Paper Pendant Lamp Tells a “Story of Life”

Victor Vetterlein recently unveiled a new pendant lamp that showcases biodegradable materials and eco-friendly construction techniques. Dubbed “Study of Life”, the lamp consists of two

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Quirky Teapots Made from License Plates and Other Vintage Items

Quirky Teapots Made from License Plates and Other Vintage Items

Artist Toby Fraley takes vintage household and industrial castoff items and transforms them into these quirky teapots. The charming sculptures make use of everything from license plates to scrap wood to

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This Thigh Bone’s Connected to Your Lampshade

This Thigh Bone’s Connected to Your Lampshade

Have you ever broken a bone, had an x-ray, and thought the photo was actually quite cool? Swedish design students Sture Pallarp, Elin Hedlund and Emmelie Karlström, took the x-ray aesthetic to a whole

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Art Made From Thousands of Butterfly Wings Sells for £2 Million

Art Made From Thousands of Butterfly Wings Sells for £2 Million

On October 14th, British artist Damien Hirst’s butterfly painting I Am Become Death, Shatterer of Worlds (2006) sold for 2,2 million pounds (3,5 million dollars) at Christie's auction in London. This

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Wendinskan: Unique Pillows Made From Vintage Textiles

Wendinskan: Unique Pillows Made From Vintage Textiles

Swedish designer and artist Cecila Wendin has developed her interest in old bits of textiles, buttons, and yarn into her own business. Under the name of Wendinskan she creates one-of-a-kind throw pillows

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Oddbirds: Unique Lamps Made From Lost and Found Tableware

Oddbirds: Unique Lamps Made From Lost and Found Tableware

Swedish design collective Oddbirds has produced a beautiful range of interior objects, accessories and textiles by creatively combining old, new and recycled materials. This series of unique lamps is made

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Bookshelf Made of Books is Literary and Literal

Bookshelf Made of Books is Literary and Literal

What better way to display literature than atop a literal “book” shelf? This clever creation is made from actual old hardback books. Jim Rosenau collects the archaic treasures and veneers them

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Cheeky Light Bulb Candle Trades Watts for Wax

Cheeky Light Bulb Candle Trades Watts for Wax

Looking for a clever and low-impact gift for your favorite greenie? Check out this cheeky “light bulb” candle by Harry Allen and Areaware! They’ve taken this old-fashioned

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Movable Modular Planters and Green Walls by Maximize Design

Movable Modular Planters and Green Walls by Maximize Design

If you're looking for a way to transform your garden or terrace without dealing with messy and expensive construction, you might want to check out these modular planters and green walls from MAXIMIZE

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WALL TEARS: Elegant Wall Art Blown from Recycled Glass

WALL TEARS: Elegant Wall Art Blown from Recycled Glass

Want to add some artistic flair to those blank walls? Brighten them up with these fabulous and colorful glass globes from Esque. Not only are they hand-blown from recycled glass, they're also processed in

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100% Recycled Weld Vases Add Graphic Pop to Any Space

100% Recycled Weld Vases Add Graphic Pop to Any Space

What do you get when you combine a Mondrian with a Monet in a 3D medium? We’d guess something similar to Phil Cuttance’s amazing Weld Vases. With a visual effect referencing the geometric assembly of

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Luminous LED Pots Will Make You See Planters in a New Light

Luminous LED Pots Will Make You See Planters in a New Light

Bored to tears by run-of-the-mill, non-glowing plant pots (so very 2009)? Then feast your eyes on these babies. Illuminated by LED lights, these luminescent planters from Rotoluxe are translucent, giving

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Nightmarish Rat Lamp & 4 More Creepy Taxidermy Lamps

Nightmarish Rat Lamp & 4 More Creepy Taxidermy Lamps

You might think taxidermy is frightening or macabre, but if an animal is already dead, it can be an ethical way to celebrate the beauty of nature. Randall points out that it's a step away from the drab,

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Toast Shaped Cork Coasters Make Breakfast More Fun to Eat

Toast Shaped Cork Coasters Make Breakfast More Fun to Eat

Why not make the most important meal of the day a bit more appealing with these cheeky toast-shaped coasters? Made by Oiti, each one is crafted from sustainable cork and looks surprisingly similar in both

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Eco-Friendly Wall Treatments Give an Edge to Any Room

Eco-Friendly Wall Treatments Give an Edge to Any Room

Whether you are redecorating your home or office, or moving into a new place, what you choose to put on your walls is going to have a huge impact on the look and feel of your space. To keep the mood fresh

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Necklaces Made of Money Give New Meaning to Luxury Goods

Necklaces Made of Money Give New Meaning to Luxury Goods

We’re all familiar with those silky scarves and gleaming leather bags emblazoned with CC, GG and LV - seemingly inconspicuous emblems that in fact translate into major statements of wealth and status.

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LAST CHANCE to Buy a Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase!

LAST CHANCE to Buy a Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase!

LAST CHANCE TO OWN YOUR OWN LIGHT BULB VASE! If you're like us and fell in love with the adorable Potus plant pot made from an old recycled light bulb, why not take this opportunity to add it to your

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Solar Soji Lantern is Perfect for Lighting Up Summer Parties

Solar Soji Lantern is Perfect for Lighting Up Summer Parties

Looking for a way to illuminate your next summer fete without burning any carbom? Well these beautiful solar Soji lanterns will have you saying “I see the light.” These high style lanterns get

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ElasticShelf Made From Bike Tire Tubes Up for Auction on eBay!

ElasticShelf Made From Bike Tire Tubes Up for Auction on eBay!

Our ElasticShelf auction ends tomorrow - bid now! What city dweller isn’t crying out for more storage space these days? Well, forget about those boring stacked shelves, and display your books and

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Brilliant Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase For Sale on Ebay!

Brilliant Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase For Sale on Ebay!

Out with the incandescent and in with the energy-efficient! With incandescent bulbs getting banned and generally kicked to the curb all around the globe, it raises the issue of what to do with all of

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LIVE LAMP is a Plant-Studded Sphere of Light

LIVE LAMP is a Plant-Studded Sphere of Light

Fluorescent lights might not be your first choice for ambient outdoor lighting this summer, but the LIVE LAMP transforms that unenchanting frigid glow into a beautiful globe radiating with life. Designed

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The Papervore Coffee Table is Hungry for Your Paper Scraps

The Papervore Coffee Table is Hungry for Your Paper Scraps

Paper shredders are essential if you've got confidential info you need to discard, but boy are they bulky! Why not turn those clunky eyesores into functional furniture with this coffee table that doubles

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The Papervore Coffee Table is Hungry for Your Paper Scraps

The Papervore Coffee Table is Hungry for Your Paper Scraps

What better way to manage coffee table clutter that with a table that doubles up as a paper shredder? Created by industrial design studio Pigeontail, the Papervore is hungry for all you printed leftovers.

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