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Inhabitat favorite, Molo, will be unveiling a brand new series of sustainable lamps in just a few weeks at this year's ICFF in New York City. Founders and designers Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen
We are familiar with UID Architects’ work as we previously featured the firm's gorgeous Pit House in Okayama, Japan. Similar to the Pit House, the Nest House features big open spaces that flow into
Looking for an eco-friendly dress that supports a good cause, and won’t break the bank? We recently discovered Supezas, an inspiring eco-fashion company that works with rural tribal women to
Britain's MI6—now known as The Secret Intelligence Service—is regarded as one of the world's leading intelligence agencies, and has a reputation for keeping its operations very much undercover.
Judgement Day — err, we mean tax day is just around the corner, and if you're like most Americans, you're looking for ways to maximize your return come April 15th. If you made some green home
Arend Groenewegen retained the character of this old barn-turned-office by carefully restoring its gepotdekselde façade and large thatched roof. The 920-square-foot building's historic pine wood
If you are anything like us, you are sick of buying boring old Easter egg-dyeing kits from the store that are full of artificial colors. If so, don't fret because there are many ways to decorate an egg.
With With 13.5 million residents, Istanbul is the second-largest city in the world, behind only Shanghai. The 170-acre International Financial Center will be on the city’s Asian side, and it
Bicycle storage can be a real pain, especially if you live in a building with no dedicated storage space. Rather than tying up your pony to a tree or a fence outside your home, rest easy knowing that your
Despite the popularity of e-readers and computers, Americans still use about 71 million tons of paper per year -- only 63 percent of which is ever recycled. So when a paper alternative comes along that is
Turn up the heat this Valentine's Day by creating a little climate change of your own with some sexy sustainable lingerie. We've rounded up 14 of our favorite eco-underthings, each one sure to get your
These bright and colorful glass drink stirrers by Joey Pena at Labyrinth Studios are perfect for mixing evening cocktails, morning coffee, or sweetening your afternoon tea! Each stirrer is handcrafted at
The building is housed in a traditionally enclosed space with typically artificial heating and cooling systems, but the architect reconfigured it, installing wood frame windows to allow the building to
Inhabitots' editor-in-chief, Jill Fehrenbacher, had a chance to give Hushamok's gorgeous baby hammock a try with her sweet six-week-old newborn baby. The hammock comes complete with an elegant Okoa
There are over 7,500 tomato species in the world, yet most people only buy and eat what the local supermarket has to offer -- which isn't much at all. To address this issue, Sebastiaan Sennema (Studio
Rotunda Living, a new small house builder in the UK, has developed a range of small, contemporary roundhouses that would be perfect for a holiday getaway or a backyard studio. The structures are similar
Scientists at Spain’s University of Jaen have found an affordable and eco-friendly way to make bricks from paper waste. The process diverts the byproducts of paper mills from going to a landfill, and
A well-designed watch is a great way to add a little something extra to an outfit. From colorful faces with unique illustrations to more classic styles fashioned with sustainable
The holidays are a time for peace on Earth and goodwill toward men, but decorating your home with energy-guzzling lights and dead trees hardly fits in either category. Luckily, eco-conscious yuletide
HOK Architects Win Competition to Design One of World’s Most Eco-Friendly Biomedical Research Centers
HOK Architects were just selected from 14 entrants in an international design competition to design the new Ri.MED Biomedical Research and Biotechnology Center (BRBC) in Southern Italy. The $269
Fabbian Illuminazione SPA, one of the leading lighting manufacturers from Italy, recently teamed up with Studio Pamio Design and P-one to unveil a new line of ecological lamps made from recycled
Owners Andy and Cheryl, dreamed up Lush Pastures after they retired and sought out a life where they could entertain guests, grow their own food and cook up amazing meals. They found their dream property
When preparing for the arrival of the littlest member of the family, a crib is usually the largest of the big-ticket items on the shopping list. And if you're looking for something that is not only
Tim Durfee’s Loophole uses a common off-the-shelf fluorescent tube to create a simple source of diffuse light. Opaque paint on half of the U-shaped element blocks the direct glow, while allowing bright
Designed Good is a new online community that curates the best in design and social good. The new website hand-selects and sells clothing, artwork, gear, gadgets, and accessories, and provides buyers with
Inhabitots offers up some school lunch tips sure to give you a jumpstart for the new year.
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