From Yuhang is a design collective based in China that applies local paper making techniques to furniture design. During this year's Milan Design Week they unveiled their Gú Chair, which is molded from
Dutch designer Pepe Heykoop transforms the disused into the exquisite with his Leather Loops stools. Using remnant leather collected from the furniture industry, Heykoop has created a line of furniture
Oasegroen's moss walls are virtually maintenance-free, which is a real boon for those whose thumbs are more brown than green. This is because they are able to obtain their own light and air, and require
Winner of the iF Design Award in 2010, My Eco Can is a cool portable cup that is completely biodegradable. Cleverly shaped like a soda can to stand out amongst all those drab tumblers, each cup is made
Designed for a private client and set in their luscious garden next to a pond, Cliffside Lodge is raised just a few meters above ground. Constructed on stilts and wrapped around a centenarian tree, this
If you've been looking for some basic furniture for your home, check out SmartDeco's eco-friendly creations. Founded in 2011, SmartDeco produces 100% recyclable furniture that is proudly made in the USA.
Installing grassy facades on urban buildings are a great way to create a greener city. With this in mind, London-based design studio JAILmake has developed these 'Reseeding Bricks', which can be used to
DEDON's "Nest Rest" is a piece of floating furniture that can be hung or sat on a base, resulting in a tranquil and private space. Sturdy yet light, it weighs less than 100kg and is 79 inch wide. It is
Many of us dream of one day designing and building our own house - and with economic issues ravaging many countries around the globe and ensuing mortgage crises, it's not surprising that the self-build is
From violin strings to beautiful golden garments, delicate spider silk is good for much more than trapping delicious insects. Scientists at Iowa State University have put the organic threads to the test,
Elma, WA-based NewWood Manufacturing has developed an innovative line of composite building panels that are made of 50% recycled plastic and 50% recycled wood. In the process, they’ve breathed new life
Designers at the Bali Ecological Center drew inspiration from giant wasp nests to create this charming green wall. The modular vertical garden is made from terracotta by skilled local craftsmen in Bali.
Japanese scientist and music lover, Shigeyoshi Osaki, has discovered that spider silk can be spun into much more the pesky cobwebs. After studying the eight-legged creepers and their silky habits for over