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Rabobank Unveils Incredible Cardboard office in The Netherlands

Rabobank Unveils Incredible Cardboard office in The Netherlands

Sander Architecten was chosen out of 20 architects to implement their design for the 56,000 square meter project. The brief called for a social work environment that promotes collaboration and knowledge

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HEXigloo: Honeycomb Cardboard Pavilion Pops Up in Bucharest!

HEXigloo: Honeycomb Cardboard Pavilion Pops Up in Bucharest!

The HEXigloo cardboard pavilion features an organic repetitive pattern that mimics the cellular structure of honeycombs. The recyclable honeycomb cells are attached to each other using standard plastic

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Flat Pack ZETA Lamp Unfolds From Interlocking Plywood Pieces

Flat Pack ZETA Lamp Unfolds From Interlocking Plywood Pieces

Florence-based ZPSTUDIO designed this brilliant flat pack table lamp, which is made from interlocking poplar plywood pieces. Dubbed ZETA, (because of its Z shape), the luminaire is made from a single

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Éva Valicsek’s Cardboard Container Reinvents the Traditional Egg Carton

Éva Valicsek’s Cardboard Container Reinvents the Traditional Egg Carton

Egg cartons are such commonplace, familiar objects that you wouldn't expect to see a redesign that trumps their tried-and-true form. However designer Éva Valicsek has reinvented this iconic item to make

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Ingenious Students Make a Machine That Turns Art School Waste into Pretty Pencils

Ingenious Students Make a Machine That Turns Art School Waste into Pretty Pencils

Art school can be an expensive place - aside from tuition and living expenses, the cost of materials can really take a toll on students’ wallets. Some bright students at the Royal College of Art decided

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A Full 86 GM Facilities Are Now Landfill-Free

A Full 86 GM Facilities Are Now Landfill-Free

General Motors has been quietly greening its manufacturing facilities, powering plants with landfill gas and bringing 76 of them (over half of its 145 plants) to landfill-free status in the last few

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Greenest Event Tent in the World Debuts at EMU Music Festival

Greenest Event Tent in the World Debuts at EMU Music Festival

Think of the thousands of festivals taking place this year, and the sheer volume of materials consumed or discarded. EMU was looking to call attention to those numbers and make a statement that green

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FanTubes is a Quirky Table Set Built from Cardboard Poster Tubes

FanTubes is a Quirky Table Set Built from Cardboard Poster Tubes

Cardboard creations are a fun and sustainable way to switch up your home decor with a minimal carbon impact. Built from recyclable cardboard tubes, FanTubes is a cool creation from Italian designers Paola

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PHOTOS: An Exclusive Look Inside Buenos Aires’ Greenpeace Offices

PHOTOS: An Exclusive Look Inside Buenos Aires’ Greenpeace Offices

Kind and enthusiastic Pablo Blefari showed us around the space, and as soon as we entered the building, we were welcomed by a reception space that is both colorful and clean. Small replicas of  local

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CartonLAB Creates High-Design Structures out of Humble Cardboard

CartonLAB Creates High-Design Structures out of Humble Cardboard

CartonLAB's playful design approach adds to the appeal of using the lightweight, strong, and flexible material. They designed a display for Microsoft that could change shape at every collage stop on a

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Vax’s Cardboard Vacuum Is Constructed from Its Own Packaging Materials

Vax’s Cardboard Vacuum Is Constructed from Its Own Packaging Materials

We love it when designers find new, eco friendly alternatives to conventional materials — sugar based plastics, paint made from recycled plastic bottles, rubber made from dandelions — but just

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Sun Cutter: Markus Kayser Creates Brilliant Solar-Powered Laser Cutter

Sun Cutter: Markus Kayser Creates Brilliant Solar-Powered Laser Cutter

The machine focuses a ball lens to cut pre-programmed shapes in paper, cardboard, and plywood up to 0.4mm thick. Kayser has also incorporated pre-digital machinery by using a cam system to control the

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Hus.Ett: Gorgeous Swedish Micro Home is a Wonderous Woodland Retreat

Hus.Ett: Gorgeous Swedish Micro Home is a Wonderous Woodland Retreat

When designing the home Ottesjö sought to create a structure that embodied the appearance and mobility of a living creature that has adapted to its surroundings. This organic approach gives the building

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The Best Green Designs From Buenos Aires’ Puro Diseno Fair

The Best Green Designs From Buenos Aires’ Puro Diseno Fair

[/caption] As soon as you enter the massive labyrinth of stands, you are met with Kuku's lovely little stand. You probably remember the plant pots made from old light bulbs from out Spring Greening

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Packaging the Future: Three Packages Worth the Resources They Use

Packaging the Future: Three Packages Worth the Resources They Use

In my column ‘Packaging the Future’, I’ve looked at the myriad ways the materials around us contribute to environmental pollution and human health issues (from manufacturing, use and

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Announcing the Winners of the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

Announcing the Winners of the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER - ED CHEW'S TETRA PAK LAMP! We guess hard work really does pay off because all those nights that designer Edward Chew spent cutting box drink cartons into hundreds of strips and

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Karton Group Makes Cool and Quirky Furniture Out of Recycled Cardboard

Karton Group Makes Cool and Quirky Furniture Out of Recycled Cardboard

Do the creative wonders ever cease with innovative cardboard furniture design? Australia-based company Karton Group certainly doesn't think so, and they've got complete bedroom suites, office layouts,

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Cozy Slowpoke Espresso Cafe Lines Its Walls with Recycled Timber Offcuts

Cozy Slowpoke Espresso Cafe Lines Its Walls with Recycled Timber Offcuts

Working with a tight budget, French-born Melbourne-based Anne-Sophie Poirier worked to create an identity through the interior design of the small cafe. Located in Fitzroy, one of the most popular suburbs

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Cheap Cardboard Packaging Protects One of the World’s Most Expensive Olive Oils

Cheap Cardboard Packaging Protects One of the World’s Most Expensive Olive Oils

Choosing a cheap, recyclable cardboard to protect one of the world's most expensive olive oils is not the most obvious of design choices, but Spanish multidisciplinary design studio CuldeSac™ packed a

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LAST CHANCE TO CAST YOUR VOTE: Bright Ideas Voting Closes Tonight!

LAST CHANCE TO CAST YOUR VOTE: Bright Ideas Voting Closes Tonight!

Did you get a chance to cast your vote yet in the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition? Voting for the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition closes TONIGHT at midnight, which makes this your last

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Brilliant Corrugated Cardboard Kranium Helmet is 4 Times Stronger Than Polystyrene

Brilliant Corrugated Cardboard Kranium Helmet is 4 Times Stronger Than Polystyrene

Anirudha Surabhi's brilliant cardboard Kranium helmet is the latest and greatest development in sustainable noggin-protecting technology. While cardboard might not sound like the material of choice to

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Tom Mollnow’s Brilliant Paper Pulp Task Lamp is Fully Recyclable

Tom Mollnow’s Brilliant Paper Pulp Task Lamp is Fully Recyclable

Made from a single recycled paper cone, the Pulp Task Lamp by Tom Mollnow is designed to have as little environmental impact as possible. It consists of locally sourced biodegradable post-consumer

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165 Helianthus: Bao-Khang Luu’s Mesmerizing Pendant Lamp is Woven From Plastic Six Pack Rings

165 Helianthus: Bao-Khang Luu’s Mesmerizing Pendant Lamp is Woven From Plastic Six Pack Rings

Like many of the other smart designs in our Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition, the 165 Helianthus Pendant Light is a recycled lamp inspired by forms from nature. Designed by Bao-Khang Luu, the lamp

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ECO LAMP SMACKDOWN: Vote Now to Decide Which Lamp Wins the Bright Ideas Design Competition!

ECO LAMP SMACKDOWN: Vote Now to Decide Which Lamp Wins the Bright Ideas Design Competition!

Last week, we announced 40 fabulous finalists in our Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition to find the best, most luminous examples of eco lamp designs, and the competition is really starting to heat

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Laura Cooperman’s Incredible Paper Landscapes Depict Global Cities

Laura Cooperman’s Incredible Paper Landscapes Depict Global Cities

Using only a scalpel, sheets of paper, and some pins, Cooperman’s two-dimensional cities are almost like a fine drawing, a silhouette displayed against a plain backdrop. After studying and working in

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Forkalier Lamp Crafted from Upcycled Utensils

Forkalier Lamp Crafted from Upcycled Utensils

Utilizing neglected forks, Wendy W. Fok of We-Designs has produced the Forkalier lamp. Using everyday objects that are often overlooked or quickly discarded, the Forkalier takes a stab at reclaiming them

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Scribble Pendant Lamp Beams a Subtle Light Out from Behind 256 Pencils

Scribble Pendant Lamp Beams a Subtle Light Out from Behind 256 Pencils

Made from 256 pencils, Jennifer Huang’s Scribble Pendant Lamp is as quirky as it is stunning. A charming alternative to a regular lamp, Huang’s designs are a decorative adaptation of the everyday

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The Wheeler School Student Center Is a Green-Roofed Glass Gem

The Wheeler School Student Center Is a Green-Roofed Glass Gem

The 10,000 sq ft addition to the campus provides direct connections to both the Alumni House and the Student Union. Every day, the 1,000 students, teachers, staff and parents enter the student center to

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Madrid’s Palacio de Cibeles Renovated Into Jaw-Dropping CentroCentro Cultural Center

Madrid’s Palacio de Cibeles Renovated Into Jaw-Dropping CentroCentro Cultural Center

Photo © Sofía Menéndez Originally designed by architects Antonio Palacios y Joaquin Otamendi, Palacio de Cibeles (also known as Communications Palace) opened its doors in 1919 and quickly became a

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