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Ultra-Modern Triple V Gallery Juts From the Landscape in Three Sharp Points

Ultra-Modern Triple V Gallery Juts From the Landscape in Three Sharp Points

The shape of the triangle is repeated in the floorplan of the Triple V, as well as the pitched roof. The sharp peaks also allow for easy rainwater run off, protecting the roof from water damage, and

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German Trash Collectors Transform Dumpsters Into Giant Pinhole Cameras

German Trash Collectors Transform Dumpsters Into Giant Pinhole Cameras

Pinhole cameras can be made from virtually any container that can be made light-tight - from coffee cans to entire rooms. The Trashcam team began by drilling small holes in the center of the dumpsters to

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UK Supermarket Chain to Cut Carbon Emissions with Slimline Toilet Rolls

UK Supermarket Chain to Cut Carbon Emissions with Slimline Toilet Rolls

Cutting back on packaging can yield huge environmental benefits by reducing materials while cutting carbon emissions from transporting needlessly bulky goods. With this in mind, UK Supermarket Chain

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Designers Take a Low-Tech Approach at Salone Satellite 2012 During Milan Design Week

Designers Take a Low-Tech Approach at Salone Satellite 2012 During Milan Design Week

AmbiHive is a beautiful new design from NBT Studio that merges an ambient wall light and a speaker. The piece is made with ICB (Inverted Corrugated Board), LEDs and a ceramic sound chip. The chip,

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California Man Recycles a Boeing 737 Into a Personal In-Home Flight Simulator

California Man Recycles a Boeing 737 Into a Personal In-Home Flight Simulator

While some may settle on using a Xbox or Wii to achieve their dreams of flying a jumbo jet, Californian James Price decided to build his own in-home flight simulator using an actual Boeing 737. Price

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BANA1N Is a Temporary Shelter Made from 200 Chiquita Banana Crates!

BANA1N Is a Temporary Shelter Made from 200 Chiquita Banana Crates!

Inspired by those living a dynamic and often low budget life, this cool modular shelter can be assembled and disassembled with little effort, and even be setup as a space within a space for some extra

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Mitsubishi Shows Off Its Bubbly i-MiEV Sport Air Concept at the New York Auto Show

Mitsubishi Shows Off Its Bubbly i-MiEV Sport Air Concept at the New York Auto Show

The small, 2,161 lb. sporty car features a more powerful all-electric drive train than that of the production-based vehicle giving it a max output of 80 horsepower and a torque of 170 lb-ft. Its very low

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Back to the Roots’ Mushroom Growing Kit is Fun But Slightly Disturbing

PRODUCT REVIEW: Back to the Roots’ Mushroom Growing Kit is Fun But Slightly Disturbing

Are our minds in the gutter or does this mushroom look a little...odd? The smaller mushrooms that popped up seem just fine, but is it us or does the ginormous one on the right look a little...

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IKEA’s Beautiful New SOLKULLEN LED Lamp Floats Like a Paper Jellyfish

IKEA’s Beautiful New SOLKULLEN LED Lamp Floats Like a Paper Jellyfish

IKEA just unveiled its latest collection of designs, and one of the brightest is Ehlen Johansson's gorgeous SOLKULLEN LED pendant lamp, which makes efficient use of materials and energy. Glowing like a

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Get Fast Cash by Recycling Your Used Gadgets with eBay’s Instant Sale Site

Get Fast Cash by Recycling Your Used Gadgets with eBay’s Instant Sale Site

OK, early adopters: You want to spring for the latest phone or tablet, but your old one is still in great condition. What to do? Instead of holding onto those old electronics, or trying to pawn them off

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Smile Squared Launches Its Buy-One Give-One Eco-Friendly Bamboo Toothbrush

Smile Squared Launches Its Buy-One Give-One Eco-Friendly Bamboo Toothbrush

Smile Squared has launched a cool new program that gives an environmentally-friendly toothbrush to a child in need in a developing country for each one sold. Because dental care is an important part

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Awesome Bird’s Nest Bed is a Cozy Roost for Kids

Awesome Bird’s Nest Bed is a Cozy Roost for Kids

What could be more relaxing than curling up to sleep in your very own bird's nest bed! Conceived and created by O*GE CreativeGroup, the “Giant Birdsnest for Creating New Ideas” was developed as a fun

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Kyle Bean’s Amazing Stick Insects are Entirely Made of Matchsticks

Kyle Bean’s Amazing Stick Insects are Entirely Made of Matchsticks

Kyle Bean enjoys using biodegradable, recyclable everyday materials like paper, cardboard, eggshells, pencil shavings and now head-less matchsticks to create his intricate art. Beautiful dragonflies,

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The Fukushima Emergency Project Is a Pop-Up Shelter Providing Housing Relief for Disaster Victims

The Fukushima Emergency Project Is a Pop-Up Shelter Providing Housing Relief for Disaster Victims

Learning from the issues that arose in the aftermath of the Fukushima blast in Japan over one year ago, students at the Architecture School of Bordeaux have developed the Fukushima Emergency Project -- a

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Floralis Generica is a Giant Metal Flower That Blooms Daily in Buenos Aires

Floralis Generica is a Giant Metal Flower That Blooms Daily in Buenos Aires

Located at Plaza de las Naciones Unidas (United Nations Park), the flower's surrounding park area is well looked after by the local government and the Tetra Pak Foundation. Its stark modern image creates

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8 Green Valentines for the Architects and Designers We Love!

8 Green Valentines for the Architects and Designers We Love!

Mike's Design Crush: Michelle Kaufmann Ever since Inhabitat first met Michelle Kaufmann back in 2007, we've had a huge crush on her groundbreaking brand of sustainable design - she proved that green

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Lazerian Unveils Celestial Lamps Made from Folded Paper

Lazerian Unveils Celestial Lamps Made from Folded Paper

Manchester-based Lazerian just unveiled a stellar set of Paper Light Shades named after the stars that define the vertices, which make up the Northern hemisphere's Summer Triangle - Altair, Deneb and

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7 Ways Super Bowl XLVI is Going Green!

7 Ways Super Bowl XLVI is Going Green!

The Stadium The Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadium recently released a list of green initiatives that make any sports outing at their facility more eco-friendly than ever. The famous retractable roof with

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PICS: The Best Green Designs from the New York International Gift Fair

PICS: The Best Green Designs from the New York International Gift Fair

Jetsam is one brand that undoubtedly stood out. Designer and founder Laura Skelton, who launched the company in 2011, has a background in sustainable architecture which shines through in her smaller

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The REK Modular Table Transforms to Fit Any Interior

The REK Modular Table Transforms to Fit Any Interior

Reinier de Jong’s new REK coffee table adapts to any apartment size or social situation with ease. The wooden surfaces slide and transform to create an array of usable surfaces, or fold up compactly

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Crotos Recycles Used Metro Tickets and Risque Flyers into Useful Notebooks

Crotos Recycles Used Metro Tickets and Risque Flyers into Useful Notebooks

Crotos is an Argentine brand that turns all kinds of urban trash paper into useful recycled notebooks. Metro tickets, scrap photocopies, old forms and even risque flyers are sorted and binded into

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Smart to Reveal ‘For-US’ Ultra Compact Electric Pickup Truck at the Detroit Auto Show

Smart to Reveal ‘For-US’ Ultra Compact Electric Pickup Truck at the Detroit Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz-owned Smart has announced plans to unveil an ultra-compact plug-in electric pickup truck called the For-US at the Detroit auto show next week. The vehicle will use the same platform as a

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Top 6 Furniture and Interior Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Furniture and Interior Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Long gone are the days of dressing up your interior spaces with faded love seats and boring Picasso reprints - 2011 proved yet again that furniture and interior designers are working hard to churn out

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Gingerbreadtron: A Gingerbread House That Transforms into a Candy Robot!

Gingerbreadtron: A Gingerbread House That Transforms into a Candy Robot!

We've seen some pretty epic gingerbread houses this holiday season but this Transformer Gingerbread House, aptly called Gingerbreadtron, really takes the cake. The crazy candy-clad house slowly

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Smart Egg Lamp: A Quirky Lighting Solution Made from a Recycled Egg Carton!

Smart Egg Lamp: A Quirky Lighting Solution Made from a Recycled Egg Carton!

What came first, the light or the egg? Ready-made from a paper pulp egg carton and recyclable glass lights, the Smart Egg Lamp is an eco-friendly lighting solution packed by the dozen. Using

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Packaging the Future: REI “Unpackages” Five of Their Popular Products

Packaging the Future: REI “Unpackages” Five of Their Popular Products

“Before” example of a kids Novara bike: Smarter, lightweight packaging means most of the waste above is eliminated. According to Eric Abraham, REI’s packaging engineering manager, the

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Supersudaka’s Kiltro House is a Resilient Locally-Sourced Home in Chile

Supersudaka’s Kiltro House is a Resilient Locally-Sourced Home in Chile

In Chile, mixed-breed dogs are called Kiltro, and these resilient animals are known to be survivors. Taking its name from these dogs, the Kiltro House was built under challenging conditions including a

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‘Why don’t you… [re]design Christmas?’ Is a Green Guide Filled with Awesome DIY Gift Ideas!

‘Why don’t you… [re]design Christmas?’ Is a Green Guide Filled with Awesome DIY Gift Ideas!

Lizzie Lee's 'Sock Aliens' are fantastic creatures made out of random and previously unloved odd socks. 'Chestnut Antlers (for Mathilda)' is a multi-purposed wall hanger that was inspired by a walk

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Consumer Electronics Association Raises Awareness for Gadget Recycling Today for America Recycles Day

Consumer Electronics Association Raises Awareness for Gadget Recycling Today for America Recycles Day

Today is the 15th annual America Recycles Day and to celebrate, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is asking you to do your part to raise awareness about where electronics can be recycled. To help

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