With a focus on eco art and design, artist Sarah Turner created the lightweight frame for the elephant sculpture out of hula hoops, wood, and plumbing pipes inserted into large recycled water jugs. The
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Set atop an existing two-story subterranean municipal facility beneath the lake, the Lotus building was completed in 2013 and houses parts of the city's planning bureau, exhibition halls, and meeting
Topped by a concave roof, the east side of the house offers a one-story space for the older generation, whereas the two-story space located on the residence's western half accommodates the younger family.
As if having the tallest and most expensive skyscraper in the world wasn’t enough, Dubai has shown its decadence once again by building an ice lounge right in the middle of the desert. The Chillout
Lighting company Barn Light Electric recently launched their new line of environmentally friendly lights called the LED Guard & Glass Collection. The designs, which blend rustic styles with modern
Poehlmann has made a name for himself with his organic, eco-friendly designs such as his tree branch-inspired "New Growth" chandeliers and lamps. Digitally realized by his studio assistant Casey Gleason,
It's great to see that recycled materials are now at the forefront of today's modern product design, and at design festivals around the world, multitudes of innovative eco-artists are enlightening
Salvage Secrets Design & Decor shows that helping out the environment does not mean compromising on style. With nearly 300 pages full of beautifully crisp photographs, resources, and design tips,
A strip of blue plastic coated straw bale, surrounded by excited onlookers allowed thrill seekers to sail down the middle of an iconic Bristol street from the Wills Memorial building and City Museum at
By now, we hope that most of you know that swapping incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs saves money and energy, but there's still a lingering misconception that LED bulbs emit a cold, bluish light that is
It was pretty much love at first sight when the Inhabitat editors first laid eyes on Urban Chandy's sparkling upcycled light fixtures at BKLYN Designs this year, and we recently got a chance to take a
Alessandro Zambelli's "Afillia" light series is named after a botanical term referring to that which is leafless, but not lifeless. The lacy lights are handcrafted from Swiss pine and nylon
Created by Anek Kul Thaweesup of Labrador Factory, "Mumi" is a handmade bag made of 100 percent paper fibers. Made in Thailand, the bag is light, handy, can carry up to 6 kg and is totally
Dent 200 is a whopping two-meter-wide chandelier in the shape of a truncated icosahedron, created in PVC and developed by designer Chak Dent for Innermost design. The white version of
In order to mesh a feeling of modernity with the historical interior, Piet Boon Studio decided to focus on preserving the ceiling as a focal point to represent the building’s past. Rather than stripping
London’s iconic Big Ben clock tower might be getting a solar facelift. The Guardian reports that the House of Commons is looking into plans that would add solar panels to the landmark’s clock face.
Artist Luke Jerram wants to bring a little fun to the streets of Bristol by transforming a road into the world's biggest slip and slide! If all goes according to plan, the artist’s "Park and Slide"
Goodbye Malaria pajama pants are made from locally manufactured South African shweshwe fabric. Proceeds from sales go to help support the fight against malaria in Africa. This recycled cement paper
Getting a business off the ground is no easy feat. Once you gather enough courage and resources to run with your dream, you'll be met with one obstacle after another — all of which are valuable learning
Located in Bastrop, TX, a city just outside of Austin, the Hobbit Hutch is built atop an 8 foot by 5 foot Tractor Supply trailer with the addition of a welcoming, 20 square foot porch. Though the region
J.P. Meulendijks's clever SPARE pendant light is made from 25 incandescent light bulbs and a single energy-efficient LED bulb. The LED can be screwed into a light socket, and when the lamp is switched on
Orproject's Vana installation consists of four columns that stretch up to the gallery ceiling. The geometric perforations are controlled by a tensile system that bends and compresses the panels to create
Before you start thinking the U.S. government is going to kick down your door looking for incandescent bulbs like they’re drugs – that’s not the case. The lighting ban isn’t a true ban; you’re
The Canal Street location's front room, where the merchant would have worked, features floor-to-ceiling shelves behind a large coffee bar designed to resemble an old-fashioned apothecary store. Local
'Beads' is a community art installation made of used plastic bags that is located in a shopping center in Zichron Ya'akov, Israel. For a period of 2 months Noa Mer and Tali Buchler held an open activity
Jay Watson is certainly no stranger to innovative repurposed design, but his new line of "Just Desserts" lamps are his sweetest creations yet. The playful lamps put a new spin on something we’ve all
British designer Jess Shaw enjoys making imaginative, emotional lighting from all sorts of unusual materials. On past designs she has included goose and cock feathers, wire and rubber, in addition to a
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