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NAUTILUS Eco-Friendly Flat-Pack Hanging Lamp

Posted By Ali Kriscenski On March 8, 2008 @ 1:23 pm In Design,Green Interiors,Green Lighting | 5 Comments

Nautilus, Unless, New Zealand, Rebecca Asquith, flat-pack, waste reduction, energy efficiency, GECA (Good Environment Choice Australia, nautilus1.jpg [1]

This eco-chic hanging lamp [2] is more than an expression of good taste. Aptly named the Nautilus [2], the design recently emerged from the hands of Rebecca Asquith of the sustainability-driven New Zealand outlet Unless [3]. This whimsical fixture illuminates interiors with style and an awareness of how good design can coexist with principles of good environmental stewardship.

Eco-minded designers at Unless [3] are linked through a shared concern for the environment and a commitment to promoting sustainable design. The Nautilus emanates this intent by starting with GECA (Good Environment Choice Australia) [4] certified hoop pine plywood. More diligence from the designer ensures that energy and resource consumption are minimal – the collapsible components come as a kit set for reduced packaging and efficient transportability.

Unless [3] stands for sustainably not only in product design but also in operations. The showroom and design studios run on principles of energy efficiency, waste reduction, recycling [5], composting and supporting local green initiatives through community efforts. While their designs are inspiring, their inspiration is simple…

Unless [6] someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – The Lorax

$560 at Unless [2]
+ Unless Eco Furniture Shop [6]


Unless Green Furniture Design >>

Unless Green Tio Chair >> [7]

Nautilus, Unless, New Zealand, Rebecca Asquith, flat-pack, waste reduction, energy efficiency, GECA, Good Environment Choice Australia, nautilus3.jpg

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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/03/08/nautilus-eco-friendly-flat-pack-hanging-lamp/

[2] eco-chic hanging lamp: http://www.unless.co.nz/products/1-5a.html

[3] Unless: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/03/13/unless-sustainable-furniture-design/

[4] GECA (Good Environment Choice Australia): http://www.aela.org.au/

[5] recycling: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/03/02/sustainable-style-recycling-and-upcycling-collections/

[6] Unless: http://www.unless.co.nz/

[7] Unless Green Tio Chair >>: http://www.inhabitat.com/2007/03/13/unless-green-tio-chair-by-conscious-design/

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