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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.
Check out these 8 eco-friendly organizational tips sure to make your family’s return to fall as seamless as possible.
Ecouterre presents 14 “adult," eco-friendly versions of the oh-so-practical backpack.
Photo by Scott Sandars Pop sensation Cee Lo Green is truly living up to his name! The artist and his sister, Shedonna Alexander have joined forces to launch the GreenHouse Foundation in Atlanta. The
Project Binders These binders are a great alternative to those plastic hardcovered binders. These Project Binders are bare to the bone; made from 97% FSC certified post consumer waste, like recycled
Nicolas Tye started his architecture firm in his private home, but soon he had more employees than he had space, so they needed to expand. Tye chose to keep the office on-site and to build a modern space
Still searching for the perfect summer bathing suit? Well look no further because we've rounded up 14 sexy and sophisticated eco-friendly swimsuits for hitting the beach this summer. From a
Inhabitat attended last week’s Ford’s Go Further Trend Conference, where Ford’s researchers were on hand to show some of the latest materials extracted from plants that are being used in Ford
Hopefully, in the not too distant future, we will be riding about town in more stylish electric vehicles like this electric tricycle designed by Dimitris Niavis. The Kaylad 2.0 electric tricycle is an
Want to show your dad the glory of eco-fashion this Father's Day? Or maybe he's already a lover of planet Earth. Either way, we've rounded up 14 of the coolest gifts around to spoil your padre.
With millions of years of testing and refining her creations, Mother Nature is the best designer there is. But that doesn't mean we can't cherry-pick and copy some of nature's best
We're counting down the minutes until we can yell out "Summer!" and dive straight into a pool of bright blue water. Just in time to beat the heat, we're giving away an Eco Swim by Aqua Green swimsuit of
By means of simple repurposing, restyling, and repair, TETRAN’s modular design cubes eliminates the need for millions of tons of furniture waste. The modular cubes can be used and re-used to create an
New Zealand-based designer Timothy John has created an entire collection of everyday products made almost entirely from felt. His Woven Collection includes a clock, two lamps, a table, and and flower vase
The House of Marley's in-ear, candy-colored headphones are pretty enough to eat, but they do more than just look good. Made of FSC-certified sapele and beech wood and easily recyclable aluminum, they're
LED light bulbs have been lighting up everything from homes to art installations, and it seems even the most iconic light fixtures have been getting eco-friendly updates. Case in point: Droog's
We can't think of anything more fun than sharing your love of the outdoors with your little ones. Why not spend some time this spring teaching your children the ins and outs of the garden with good
Letting your feet breathe after a long winter filled with wool socks and boots is one of spring's sweetest gifts and a new pair of charming ballet flats are a great first step to letting those feet loose!
If you've been looking for some basic furniture for your home, check out SmartDeco's eco-friendly creations. Founded in 2011, SmartDeco produces 100% recyclable furniture that is proudly made in the USA.
Kanga Room Systems is an Austin-based prefab builder who specializes in modern sheds and cabins. Whether you prefer a more contemporary shed-roof style or a country cottage, Kanga can build an auxiliary
Smile Squared has launched a cool new program that gives an environmentally-friendly toothbrush to a child in need in a developing country for each one sold. Because dental care is an important part
In China, calling someone a caveman shouldn't be taken as an insult - in fact, Mao Zedong lived in a cave before becoming the country's leader. Today, many Chinese people still live in caves. And we
Check out the roots of the plant on the left (which was grown in peat) and compare them to the roots of the plant on the right (grown in coconut coir). Anyone who has ever cared for plants has probably
When you've got to go, you've got to go - even if you're on the tiny island of Handa, located off Scotland's north west coast, which is uninhabited for six months of the year. That's precisely why the
If you're looking for a product to finish your floors that doesn't contain harmful toxins, you'll be happy to hear that Unearthed Paints recently announced their new natural Hard Wax Oil Finish – an
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