Decorative Objects

Ayodhyatra’s Moss Tables Bring a Bit of Life to Any Room

Ayodhyatra’s Moss Tables Bring a Bit of Life to Any Room

If your living room needs a little touch of plant life and you've got anything but a green thumb, then these moss tables just may be the thing for you. From home furniture company Ayodhyatra, the Secret

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ECO ART: Reclaimed Garbage Transformed Into Amazing Sculptures

ECO ART: Reclaimed Garbage Transformed Into Amazing Sculptures

Most discarded objects such as plastic toys, utensils and metal objects will fall fate to an eternity in a landfill, but artist Sayaka Ganz sees a second life in them. In a move for both the planet and

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Colorful Drops Pouf Seating Made of Recycled Upholstery Material

Colorful Drops Pouf Seating Made of Recycled Upholstery Material

This delightful Drops pouf is a chair made of an inner tube covered with recycled upholstery material. It was inspired by the process behind making tassels (bunching together lots of strips of leftover

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Moss Table Adds a Micro-Landscape to Your Living Room

Moss Table Adds a Micro-Landscape to Your Living Room

Image © designboom We’ve already brought you living bath mats, a carpet made of moss, and a biodegradable mushroom stool, so it was only a matter of time before we pulled out some moss coffee tables

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Bold Type Chair Made from 100% Biodegradable Cardboard

Bold Type Chair Made from 100% Biodegradable Cardboard

Font junkies haven’t had reason to get this excited since the release of Helvetica. Designers at SanSanserif Creatius have just premiered their Bold Chair, a funky new seating module constructed from

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Beautiful Snow-Inspired Lamp Made from Sugar

Beautiful Snow-Inspired Lamp Made from Sugar

Many of us can't wait until spring finally arrives at our doorsteps, but you have to admit there is something really special about the atmospheric glow of winter snow. Designer Anna Palomaa has taken

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A Modern and Eco-Friendly Dollhouse by Brinca Dada

A Modern and Eco-Friendly Dollhouse by Brinca Dada

Our modern kids certainly don't need to subscribe their imaginations to antiquated Victorian dollhouses. So why not replace those uptight, dim monstrosities with something a little more in-tune with the

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Atelier NL’s Geotagged Ceramics Showcase Local Design

Atelier NL’s Geotagged Ceramics Showcase Local Design

Today eco enthusiasts like to know where the products they buy are coming from, so that they can eat locally grown food and purchase crafts from area artisans. The ceramicists at Atelier NL took cues from

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No Glue No Screws LED Clamplamp Grasps Our Attention

No Glue No Screws LED Clamplamp Grasps Our Attention

Here's another reader submitted idea that really got a hold on us. In dcannam's own words: "The Clamplamp explores the concept of "truth" in design where the main objective is to create an object

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Sculptural Sound Chamber Sings When the Wind Blows

Sculptural Sound Chamber Sings When the Wind Blows

Here at Inhabitat we love the wind -- it's one of our favorite natural resources. That explains our excitement when we heard about Luke Jerram's new artistic venture, an acoustic pavilion that sings when

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READER TIP: How to Put Your LED Holiday Lights to Use Year Round

READER TIP: How to Put Your LED Holiday Lights to Use Year Round

If you made the switch from traditional energy-sucking holiday lights to efficient LED ones this year, we applaud you. But we also know that they aren't the cheapest thing in the world. That's why were

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Greenspotlight: Hanging Streetlight Planters Appear in the Netherlands

Greenspotlight: Hanging Streetlight Planters Appear in the Netherlands

Photo Credit: Ernie Buts Some of design's most satisfying moments occur when two seemingly unrelated objects are married effectively into something that is much more than the sum of its parts. That's

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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 Sake

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Christmas Tree Made from 1,000 Beer Bottles

Christmas Tree Made from 1,000 Beer Bottles

At the start of every Christmas season, environmentalists inevitably spark the real-versus-artificial tree debate. But this year, Chinese designers decided to take an entirely different approach to

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possibiliTrees: Green & Modern Alternative Christmas Trees

possibiliTrees: Green & Modern Alternative Christmas Trees

If you're driving yourself nuts trying to come up with a festive holiday decorating solution that doesn't involve chopping down a living tree or vacuum-molding one from plastic, here's a nifty

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Earthship Lollipop: An Eco Gingerbread House Complete with Wind Turbine!

Earthship Lollipop: An Eco Gingerbread House Complete with Wind Turbine!

This holiday, ditch the traditional gingerbread house and make your confectionary construction eco-themed! Khai Foo & Elise Young of Solus Decor and Eastside Design have taken all the sugary pleasures

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BKLYN DESIGNS: Final Call to Submit Applications is TODAY!

BKLYN DESIGNS: Final Call to Submit Applications is TODAY!

Calling all designers & crafters in BKLYN!!! It's December and you know what that means! Time to start thinking about the fantabulous BKLYN DESIGNS show which takes place every year in DUMBO in May.

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re:Use Canopy Upcycled from Plastic Cups by BIOS Design Collective

re:Use Canopy Upcycled from Plastic Cups by BIOS Design Collective

One of the main principles of permaculture is that "the problem is the solution." Problem: tons of waste cups created by attendees of the OutsideLands concert in San Francisco. Solution: a fabulous

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Seed Orbs Capture Beauty of Blooming Bud

Seed Orbs Capture Beauty of Blooming Bud

Capturing the usually short-lived moments of a blooming bud, environmental artist Richard Solomon's Seed Orbs encapsulate Goat's Beard seed heads in glass balls. As an artist, Solomon has worked with

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Links Roundup of the Week: Eco Furniture

Links Roundup of the Week: Eco Furniture

Through the end of August, the Museum of Arts and Design is hosting a weekly evening of good drinks, food and art on Thursdays starting at 5:00 PM. Big fans of pay-as-you-wish admission to museums, the

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EDIBLE ART: Biodegradable Bowls Made From Vegetables

EDIBLE ART: Biodegradable Bowls Made From Vegetables

Dutch artist Geke Wouters has created a stunning collection of paper-thin bowls made from carrots, peppers, beet root, leeks, tomatoes, and other vegetables. Each delicate piece of edible art is made

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Clever Lids Convert Tin Cans Into Stylish Containers

Clever Lids Convert Tin Cans Into Stylish Containers

Not since the advent of the tin can telephone have we seen such an ingenious use for cast-off cans! Designer and recent graduate of Northumbria University Jack Bresnahan has created a set of nine lids

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Dwell on Design Features More Brilliant Green Design Than Ever

Dwell on Design Features More Brilliant Green Design Than Ever

Inhabitat is happy to report that Dwell on Design, the west coast's largest modern design event, featured more smart green design than ever before this year. When we walked the floor yesterday with Dwell

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Living Lawn Chaise is a Grassy Human Transporter

Living Lawn Chaise is a Grassy Human Transporter

Talk about bringing the outdoors in! This Chaise Lawn Chair is perfect for citydwellers who want that fresh cut grass feeling without the hassle of a full lawn. Designed by Deger Cengiz, the lounger is

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LIVING FURNITURE: the Pooktre Tree Chair

LIVING FURNITURE: the Pooktre Tree Chair

When we first saw this living, growing Garden Chair we quickly found ourselves captivated by its whimsical nature and perfect union between pure green design and functionality. But don’t be confused.

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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 rainwater from

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Renewable Cork Eco-Furniture and Accessories by Corque

Renewable Cork Eco-Furniture and Accessories by Corque

If you’re looking for unique home accessories that are environmentally friendly and have a clean and elegant design quality, you'll want to check out Corque's new collection crafted with - you guessed

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Jill-able Fill Me Up Vases

Jill-able Fill Me Up Vases

Looking for the perfect hostess gift for summertime soirees? Jill-able Fill Me Up Vases are cleverly designed, eco-friendly vases that will add a magical flair to organic floral offerings. Jill-able vases

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Transformable LED Trask Lights from MIO

Transformable LED Trask Lights from MIO

Philadelphia-based design team MIO has upped the ante for end-user creativity yet again with the introduction of their first LED light fixture. Called Trask because it can switch from being “track” or

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Sweater ‘Sleeve’ Lamp by Sara Ebert

Sweater ‘Sleeve’ Lamp by Sara Ebert

Would you believe that this eye-catching lamp was made for under one dollar? 'Sleeve' by Sara Ebert is a lampshade made from a Salvation Army sweater and a discarded apple juice bottle. Showcased as

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