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Artist James Dive Compacts an Entire Amusement Park Into a 4-Meter Cube

Artist James Dive Compacts an Entire Amusement Park Into a 4-Meter Cube

James Dive of The Glue Society has compacted an entire amusement park - including coasters, plush prizes, bells and used tickets - into a single cube. Entitled “Once”, the demolished amusement park

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Pedaling Pianist Strikes a Chord With His Homemade Piano Bike

Pedaling Pianist Strikes a Chord With His Homemade Piano Bike

Pianos aren't generally thought of as the most portable of musical instruments, which makes tickling the ivories almost always an indoor activity -- but staying cooped up inside to play wasn't what

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SND CYN Studios: Former Lima Bean Factory Turned into a Collaborative Workspace in Irvine

SND CYN Studios: Former Lima Bean Factory Turned into a Collaborative Workspace in Irvine

SND CYN Studios was the brainchild of Ty Mattson, who runs the creative studio Mattson Studios. Wanting an inspiring place to go to work everyday, he set his heart on turning the historic bean factory

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“Party Wall” Made of Skateboard Scraps Wins MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program Competition

“Party Wall” Made of Skateboard Scraps Wins MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program Competition

Every year, New Yorkers look forward to MoMA PS1's Warm Up parties as a symbol of summer fun, and it looks like they'll be in for a treat once again. The Long Island City museum recently announced the

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Erik Maki’s Sustainably Made Longboards Look and Ride Like Surfboards

Erik Maki’s Sustainably Made Longboards Look and Ride Like Surfboards

Photo by Jobi Manson Longboard skateboards are a familiar sight at UCSD, but Erik Maki wanted more out of his board – not just in appearance, but in feel. He used his woodworking skills, education (a

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Boosted Boards Skateboard is the World’s Lightest Electric Vehicle

Boosted Boards Skateboard is the World’s Lightest Electric Vehicle

Based out of Palo Alto, Boosted Boards was created by a group of outdoor enthusiasts and Stanford alumni who wanted their skateboards to do more, go farther and go faster. A Boosted Board is a souped-up

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Jeff Skierka’s Nostalgic Mixtape Table is Made from Reclaimed Wood!

Jeff Skierka’s Nostalgic Mixtape Table is Made from Reclaimed Wood!

Seattle designer Jeff Skierka’s new Mixtape Table appeals to the 80’s child in all of us. The handmade wooden table harkens back to the days of high school crushes and passing notes. Made from

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ZBoard Electric Skateboard is Propelled by Your Body Weight

ZBoard Electric Skateboard is Propelled by Your Body Weight

If you’ve always wanted the convenience of riding a skateboard, but are just too clumsy, the ZBoard electric skateboard may be for you! Reminiscent of Back to the Future’s Hoverboard, the intelligent

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PICS: The Montreal Center for Sustainable Development Boasts a Lush Vertical Garden and Green Roof

PICS: The Montreal Center for Sustainable Development Boasts a Lush Vertical Garden and Green Roof

Equiterre’s new headquarters has helped foster symbiosis through the tenants it has curated to share the new green design space. Sharing their space also attracts a mix of audience, bringing in the

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Boys

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Boys

Make your little drummer boy's heart skip a beat this Christmas with gifts that are sure to delight and inspire him. Whether the charming lad on your list loves art, construction, robots, cars, dinosaurs

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Park(ing) Day 2011 is Today!

Park(ing) Day 2011 is Today!

Sick and tired of all those cars taking over our city streets? Well, today is your chance to reap some revenge on those 4-wheelers and enjoy the reclaimed parking spots of Park(ing) Day! Park(ing) Day

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Nike and Michael J. Fox to Auction Off LED Back to the Future Sneakers on eBay Now

Nike and Michael J. Fox to Auction Off LED Back to the Future Sneakers on eBay Now

If you're an 80's baby, we've got huge news for you! Nike announced yesterday that in partnership with Michael J. Fox, they are releasing 1,500 pairs of the LED enhanced 2011 NIKE MAG, an exact replica of

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Energy-Generating USB Camping Pot Charges Gadgets as You Cook!

Energy-Generating USB Camping Pot Charges Gadgets as You Cook!

If you’re deep in the wilderness on a rough, multi-day hike through sun-drenched rocky terrain and pristine alpine forests, your main priority is probably on keeping all your USB devices good and

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Loyal Dean Builds Beautiful Longboards from Reclaimed Hardwood

Loyal Dean Builds Beautiful Longboards from Reclaimed Hardwood

Started by two childhood friends Loyal and Dean, California based Loyal Dean longboards has built a business with over 25 combined years of master wood craftsmanship. The creative duo, who have dedicated

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Deckstool Rolls Out Recycled Skateboard Bottle Openers

Deckstool Rolls Out Recycled Skateboard Bottle Openers

For years, Pennsylvania-based craftsman Jason Podlaski has been transforming broken skateboards into clean-lined furniture with punchy graphics. So when we caught word that his company, Deckstool, just

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Chop-Flops Made From Repurposed Chopsticks Spotted at ICFF!

Chop-Flops Made From Repurposed Chopsticks Spotted at ICFF!

Walking the halls of the Javitts Center during New York Design Week, we were more than thrilled to see one of our Spring Greening 2010 Finalists on show at at this year's ICFF! Chop-Flops, the brainchild

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Art of Board Shows Off Its Skate Decks Repurposed into Rad Wall Tiles at ICFF

Art of Board Shows Off Its Skate Decks Repurposed into Rad Wall Tiles at ICFF

Attention all skaters - how many of you have damaged your skateboards beyond repair after unsuccessfully trying to nail a rail or grab some air?  Before you go throwing your board into landfill, you may

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Cheeky Sneaker Shaped Lamp by Frances Ranno Lightens Up NY Design Week

Cheeky Sneaker Shaped Lamp by Frances Ranno Lightens Up NY Design Week

Sometimes design shows can feel so serious and pretentious. I mean, how many plastic chairs and wood veneer lamps do we really need to see? That's why we were thrilled to discover Frances Ranno's funny

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CERN: Anti-Gravity and Flying Cars Could Soon Be Here

CERN: Anti-Gravity and Flying Cars Could Soon Be Here

Until now, flying cars and anti-gravity-powered skateboards were the province of science fiction. But scientists are hot on the trail of anti-gravity in the real world. Researchers at CERN's Antihydrogen

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Banzai’s Eco-Friendly Longboards Swap Maple for Bamboo

Banzai’s Eco-Friendly Longboards Swap Maple for Bamboo

Bamboo just seems to be the perfect wood alternative, particularly for building hot eco-friendly urban slide boards.

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Bridgelux Cuts LED Costs by 75% With Revolutionary Silicon-Based Technology

Bridgelux Cuts LED Costs by 75% With Revolutionary Silicon-Based Technology

The Bay area startup Bridgelux has unveiled a brand new LED technology that can reduce upfront costs by a whopping 75%. Despite being an environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient alternative to

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Interboro Partners Wins Competition for This Summer’s PS1 MoMA’s Courtyard Installation

Interboro Partners Wins Competition for This Summer’s PS1 MoMA’s Courtyard Installation

If you live in New York, you know that PS1 MoMA’s Saturday Warm-Up summer music courtyard parties is where you need to be all season long. Each year PS1 hosts not only a line up of exciting music, but

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Retro Modern Gives Mid-Century Furniture a Recycled Makeover

Retro Modern Gives Mid-Century Furniture a Recycled Makeover

Why purchase a brand new piece of furniture, when your grandmother's old mid-century sideboard can undergo the ultimate makeover and be recycled into a masterpiece ready to last another 50 years? The

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Reclaimed Wood Eco-Clocks Keep Time in the Urban Jungle

Reclaimed Wood Eco-Clocks Keep Time in the Urban Jungle

It's 2010; the beginning of a new decade of great, green design. Rather than counting the days of their lives like sand through the hourglass, eco-minded inhabitants of today's urban jungle could soon be

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Recycled Skateboard Stools Transform Thrashed Boards to Treasure

Recycled Skateboard Stools Transform Thrashed Boards to Treasure

Skateboards these days are amazing examples of graphic design, and some are practically objets d'art - what a shame that they should to go to a landfill after the boards have lost their pop! Thankfully,

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Skate Parks Jump the Gap To Green Design

Skate Parks Jump the Gap To Green Design

It seems like almost every community has a skate park--a place for the youngins' to go, try out some sick tricks, and hang out with friends. City officials like them because they keep kids off the

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TOP TEN GREEN TRANSPORTATION TRENDS OF 2008

TOP TEN GREEN TRANSPORTATION TRENDS OF 2008

2008 has been an incredible year for green transportation as the world's automakers made strident efforts to green their production lines, cities decided that it's time to give our car-centric lifestyle a

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Skate Study House: Recycled Skateboard Furniture

Skate Study House: Recycled Skateboard Furniture

You don't have to be a skater to appreciate these clever decks! Based on their passion for mid-century design, skateboard culture, and the SoCal lifestyle, designers Pierre Andre Senizergues and Gil Le

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CitySol: Music, Art and Solar Fest this weekend in NYC!

CitySol: Music, Art and Solar Fest this weekend in NYC!

It's officially summertime, and that means that the sustainability music/event smorgasboard CitySol is in full gear this weekend in NYC's Stuyvesant Cove Park! Intended as a creative, multi-disciplinary

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BKLYN DESIGNS 2007: Nicholas Furrow’s Strainer Lamp

BKLYN DESIGNS 2007: Nicholas Furrow’s Strainer Lamp

We were truly amazed by the variety of products shown at last weekend's BKLYN designs, where we saw everything from timber tables to skateboards on the floor. We loved how designers seemed to look at

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