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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

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Arbor Makes Pop Art Adorned Skateboards Out of Bamboo and Sustainable Wood

Arbor Makes Pop Art Adorned Skateboards Out of Bamboo and Sustainable Wood

Skateboarding has always been a green way to get from point A to point B - whether boarders think that's an important point or not. The folks over at Arbor are making this alternative mode of

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8 Eye-Popping Skull, Sneaker and Teddy Bear Sculptures Made from Recycled Skateboards

8 Eye-Popping Skull, Sneaker and Teddy Bear Sculptures Made from Recycled Skateboards

Haroshi isn't just a boarder for sport, he truly loves skateboards and is an expert when it comes to their parts and how they work. He still skates and has a great appreciation for decks of all shapes and

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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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Reskate Transforms Old Skateboards Into Amazing Artwork

Reskate Transforms Old Skateboards Into Amazing Artwork

The Reskate project rescues abandoned skateboards and transforms them into beautiful works of art that will make you want to skate again. The project was launched by a group of artists who sought to give

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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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Colorful LED-Lit Skateboards Keep Thrashers Safe at Night

Colorful LED-Lit Skateboards Keep Thrashers Safe at Night

Clear29's LT LED-lit skateboards are a triple threat - they're a green way to get around, they keep the rider safe at night and they look totally wicked. Each tricked-out board is outfitted with LEDs that

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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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Grove Made X MapleXO iPhone Cases Recycled from Old Skateboards

Grove Made X MapleXO iPhone Cases Recycled from Old Skateboards

Sk8ter boys (and girls) will want to check out these gorgeous iPhone 4 cases recycled from skateboards. A limited edition collaboration between Grove Made artist Lindsay Jo Holmes of MapleXO, the cases

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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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Colorful New Bench Gives Old Skateboards New Trick

Colorful New Bench Gives Old Skateboards New Trick

We have covered skateboard-inspired furniture in the past, so we were excited to see this cool new bench from Pennsylvania-based company, Deckstool. Started by Jason Podlaski after his brother tasked

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Creepy Skull Sculptures Rise from Dead Skateboards

Creepy Skull Sculptures Rise from Dead Skateboards

More frightening than those bruises or arthritis, your old skateboards have come back to haunt you. Carved by designer Beto Janz, these creepy heads mysteriously started to appear around the town of

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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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BambooSK8 Eco Friendly Skateboards

BambooSK8 Eco Friendly Skateboards

Note to skaters – according to the Science Channel, skateboards have replaced furniture as the leading contributor to maple deforestation. The Canadian maple takes 40 to 60 years to mature before it can

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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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FUNKINFUNCTION: Daniel Moyer’s Scrap-Wood Skateboards

FUNKINFUNCTION: Daniel Moyer’s Scrap-Wood Skateboards

Past a certain age, skateboards become less and less commonplace, and are not usually found at furniture fairs. But Daniel Moyer's, unique FunkinFunction skateboard is truly a board worth highlighting-

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: For Kids

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: For Kids

Kids love the holidays- for the cheer, the joy, the abundance of cookies, but mostly, for the gifts. This year, why not give green gifts that are healthy, educational, and eco-friendly. The little ones

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: For Kids

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: For Kids

Kids love the holidays- for the cheer, the joy, the abundance of cookies, but mostly, for the gifts. This year, why not give green gifts that are healthy, educational, and eco-friendly. The little ones

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