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Artist Sarah Illenberger Creates Pixelated Cardboard Smart Car

Artist Sarah Illenberger Creates Pixelated Cardboard Smart Car

German artist Sarah Illenberger has reinvented the Smart ForTwo car by camouflaging the green machine in a beautiful mosaic of recyclable Gmund cardboard boxes. Illenberger selected various shades of

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Microsoft Jumps On Board Portugal’s Mega “Smart City” Plan

Microsoft Jumps On Board Portugal’s Mega “Smart City” Plan

Former Microsoft executive and CEO of Living PlanIT Steve Lewis has brought Microsoft on-board to help with Portugal’s “smart city” in Paredes, according to the gurus at engadget. By

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Los Tres Juanes Carve Incredibly Detailed Wood Panels in Spain

Los Tres Juanes Carve Incredibly Detailed Wood Panels in Spain

“The Three Johns” carve incredible wood ceilings that line a variety of buildings, including the Malaga’s Picasso Museum. Known for restoring old works unique to Southern Spain, Los Tres

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Sliding Recycled Cardboard Pencil Cases Are Too Cool For School

Sliding Recycled Cardboard Pencil Cases Are Too Cool For School

Inspired by the classic solid wood slide top pencil case, designer and craftsman Santiago Morahan re-designed this 'old school' classic out of cardboard. Founder of Disenio Cartonero, a brand that makes

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Pabellon Desconectados: Brilliant Sustainable Pavilion Lights Up Like a Jewel

Pabellon Desconectados: Brilliant Sustainable Pavilion Lights Up Like a Jewel

Plan B was asked by the fair organizers to construct a temporary pavilion built with materials donated by companies participating in the fair. These materials included a diverse mixture of same-sized

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WUD: Chic Retro Radios Made From Sustainably Harvested Wood

WUD: Chic Retro Radios Made From Sustainably Harvested Wood

We love these beautiful retro-chic speakers made from wood harvested sustainably from forests in the southern region of Chilean Patagonia. Designed by Santiago-based Grupo Vibra, they recreate the

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A4A Design Showcases Its Amazing Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Sculptures in Milan

A4A Design Showcases Its Amazing Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Sculptures in Milan

A4A Design's honeycombed furniture has also been showcased at the Lumina pop-up store in corso Garibaldi 127 alongside Foster+Partners' new LED FLO lamp series featured here last week. Both the fauna and

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Mouse Mates Is a Playful Hanging Gauntlet Designed for Mice

Mouse Mates Is a Playful Hanging Gauntlet Designed for Mice

When little hairy rodents enter our living spaces a unique tension arises; a mouse in a cage is a friend, whereas a mouse found sneaking around kitchen cabinets is considered a pest. Fascinated by this

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Coca-Cola First In the Industry to Create Sustainable Shelving Made from Cardboard

Coca-Cola First In the Industry to Create Sustainable Shelving Made from Cardboard

Companies like Coca-Cola are constantly running new promotions, pushing new products and tapping into new markets. Unfortunately, with all their new initiatives comes continually changing store displays

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Make Your Own Cardboard World With the Amazing COOLS Kit

Make Your Own Cardboard World With the Amazing COOLS Kit

COOLS Kit is not a new piece of crazy-shaped furniture or recycled cardboard household object - it's an amazing set of hand-tools with connectors meant for building just about anything you can imagine! On

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Pomada’s Recycled Cardboard Furniture Gives Scrap Tubes a Second Life

Pomada’s Recycled Cardboard Furniture Gives Scrap Tubes a Second Life

We've featured cardboard furniture here at Inhabitat loads of times before, but we love how this set of chaise lounges, tables and chairs by Antonela Dada y Bruno Sala gives recycled cardboard tubes a

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Element Flatpack Shelving System Unfolds from a Single Sheet of Aluminum

Element Flatpack Shelving System Unfolds from a Single Sheet of Aluminum

A functional flatpack shelving system set to unfold at this year's Milan Furniture Fair, this recyclable design by the Parisian duo of NOCC is a practical DIY storage unit that can be built in a variety

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21 Origami Influenced Flux Chairs Can Be Stacked to a Height of Just 1 Foot!

21 Origami Influenced Flux Chairs Can Be Stacked to a Height of Just 1 Foot!

Origami influenced and easy to carry, the new foldable Flux chair is perfect for both events and to complement any apartment. Designed by Douwe Jacobs and Tom Schouten, the Flux quickly folds into a

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HOW TO: Give Your Closet a Green Makeover

HOW TO: Give Your Closet a Green Makeover

With a few simple organization tips and, of course, green cleaning products, you'll never want to shut the closet door again.

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Tomoko Shioyasu’s Lace-Like Tapestries Made from Delicate Cut Paper

Tomoko Shioyasu’s Lace-Like Tapestries Made from Delicate Cut Paper

From a distance, Tomoko Shioyasu’s giant art pieces could be confused for immense maps of weather patterns rather than intricately cut paper tapestries. In fact, the Japanese artist is heavily

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Sarajevo Survival Tools: Ingenious DIY Designs for Life During Wartime

Sarajevo Survival Tools: Ingenious DIY Designs for Life During Wartime

Sarajevo Survival Tools is a showcase of extraordinary ready-made objects that citizens of Sarajevo had to design and hand-make when the capital city of Bosnia-Herzegovina was under siege from 1992 to

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Brilliant Recycled Cardboard Plamp! Lamp is its Own Packaging

Brilliant Recycled Cardboard Plamp! Lamp is its Own Packaging

Chilean designer Paloma Agliati's Plamp! lamp is a blooming pendant light made entirely of recycled, recyclable, and biodegradable cardboard. Inspired by the need to reduce packaging, Agliati designed a

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Shigeru Ban Develops Modular Shelter for Japanese Displaced By Earthquake

Shigeru Ban Develops Modular Shelter for Japanese Displaced By Earthquake

With thousands of Japanese displaced due to last week's earthquake and ensuing tsunami, many are currently forced to make homes in local shelters lacking the comfort of even just a little bit of privacy.

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The Best Green Products from the 2011 International Housewares Show

The Best Green Products from the 2011 International Housewares Show

This potato brush by Full Circle infuses an everyday object with a lot of personality! It is specially designed to fit in the palm and has a unique corer tool to quickly and easily remove potato

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Asus Will Start Building PCs Directly Into Their Cardboard Shipping Boxes

Asus Will Start Building PCs Directly Into Their Cardboard Shipping Boxes

We've covered companies that have started building PCs in cardboard boxes before, but this is the first time we've seen an industry giant decide to take on the idea for mainstream implementation. To cut

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SOM Unveils Green Master Plan for FPT City in Danang, Vietnam

SOM Unveils Green Master Plan for FPT City in Danang, Vietnam

SOM just unveiled a new master plan for a green city in Vietnam that comes hot on the heels of their Green Tech City. Situated on the edge of Danang, FPT City will be a 180-hector town for the

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Projecto Kombi: People-Powered Cardboard Flintstone Van Hits the Streets of São Paulo

Projecto Kombi: People-Powered Cardboard Flintstone Van Hits the Streets of São Paulo

The cardboard structure can hold four passengers who, with the amusing charm of the Flintstones, take to their feet and run along the concrete roads. Attracting attention across the city, the combi causes

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Kittypod Dome: A Recycled Cardboard Cat Haven for Your Feline Friends

Kittypod Dome: A Recycled Cardboard Cat Haven for Your Feline Friends

The Kittypod Dome is a modern home for your cat made of superior-grade recycled cardboard. The feline abode reflects designer Elizabeth Paige Smith's signature modern aesthetic and ethical design values.

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Agua Table Tricks the Eye With Stones Made from Recycled Cardboard

Agua Table Tricks the Eye With Stones Made from Recycled Cardboard

This minimalist table by Brazilian designer Domingos Tótora appears to feature a collection of sandstones below a glass tabletop -- but its base has actually been created from recycled cardboard! The

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Pixelated Swiss Wine Store Made from 1,500 Wine Boxes!

Pixelated Swiss Wine Store Made from 1,500 Wine Boxes!

The classy Albert Reichmuth wine shop in Zurich, Switzerland may be one of the world's greenest -- thanks to its pixelated interior made from reused wine boxes. Swiss design firm OOS upgraded the

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Fantastic Norway Makes Giant Pixelated Cloud Out of 3000 Cardboard Boxes

Fantastic Norway Makes Giant Pixelated Cloud Out of 3000 Cardboard Boxes

The exhibition was held in order to present brand new design objects, and Fantastic Norway decided to honor that idea by making their installation speak to the thrill of unpacking a product. The cardboard

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Shelf-Pod: An Entire Japanese Home Lined with a Maze of Bookshelves

Shelf-Pod: An Entire Japanese Home Lined with a Maze of Bookshelves

What do you do when you have a large book collection? And we mean a ridiculously large collection. Well, you could live in an entire house lined with bookshelves like this one! Designed by Japan’s

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Mesmerizing Cube Pavillion Made from Mundane PVC Pipes

Mesmerizing Cube Pavillion Made from Mundane PVC Pipes

The B (h) uis is one of those projects that seems to magically transform humble waste materials into an elegant and useful architectural space. Made entirely of short lengths of PVC pipe Dutch based

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The Lantern Pavilion: Glowing Contemporary Architecture Made of Sustainable Timber

The Lantern Pavilion: Glowing Contemporary Architecture Made of Sustainable Timber

Sandnes was named one of the 'Cultural Capitals' of Europe in 2008 and the city wanted to promote the innovative use of sustainable timber in contemporary architecture in the public domain through a

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Kevin Van Aelst Photographs Ordinary Objects in an Extraordinary Way

Kevin Van Aelst Photographs Ordinary Objects in an Extraordinary Way

Van Aelst has the keen ability to change the way we look at things in our everyday lives, from masking tape, to apples, chewed gum or old newspapers. With the aid of a sharp object, he turns a discarded

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