BKLYN Designs - the annual Brooklyn-themed furniture show - kicked off New York Design Week last week with a blast, showcasing the BK's hottest "locally grown and internationally known" designs at St.
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Uhuru's Shou Sugi Ban Stool is made from Japanese cedar treated with a traditional process that preserves the wood by charring it. The beautifully textured seat is made from a reclaimed cedar pole from
Fall on Your Sword had to eat an ungodly amount of chips to complete their latest masterpiece, but it looks like it was well worth it. The Brooklyn-based art collective worked their way through 250
The house, which takes its name from the Native American Ohlone word for “mountain lion,” was mostly constructed with salvaged materials. Its recycled steel roof, limestone fireplaces, kitchen hood,
This particular guesthouse is built from a 40-foot shipping container that offers ample floor space totaling 320-square-feet. Inside, a single room serves the function of living room, dining room, and
You may have seem some brilliant book planters on Pinterest or Tumblr and marvelled at how such a simple project can yield such beautiful results—I know I have! The folks over at Gartenkultur
Right now there are about 46,000 pieces of trash floating around in every square mile of the ocean, which is why Belgian company Ecover is now making their cleaning product packaging from plastic fished
INHABITAT: Can you tell us a little about what drew you to work for Starbucks as Vice President of Global Responsibility? Ben: I came to Starbucks 14 years ago as Environmental Affairs Manager, after
According to Hallmark, over 160 million greeting cards are given each Mother's Day, making it the third largest card-sending holiday on the planet. That equals a lot of paper, and you can bet that a fair
Thanks to a team of Harvard scientists, being called a "shrimp" will no longer amount to an insult. The University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering isolated chitin in the arthropod's
The city of London is going to start paying British Airways to take its trash, but what on Earth does the airline company want with all that garbage, anyway? The airline giant plans to turn it into jet
Francois Duquesnoy gives himself a weeklong deadline to complete an entirely upcycled interior in order to maintain his whimsical and improvisational approach. "As overconsumption and waste are worldwide
Green fashion already has a strong group of loyal followers, but how do we get the word out to a larger audience? We recently caught up with multi-platinum recording artist Will.i.am to see how he is
Ollie's vision for the Barnyard was inspired by the nostalgia of traditional agricultural environments, where almost everything serves a distinct purpose. Materials commonly found in lightweight farm
3D printing is the coolest thing since sliced bread, but what should we print with? This could go horribly wrong if we don't take the opportunity to stop and ask how the rest of nature would do it.
Artist Paulo Grangeon is raising awareness for the conservation of endangered species by sculpting 1600 panda bears out of recycled materials and papier-mâché! The sculptures will brighten days of
Refugees and immigrants from the armed conflict in neighboring Karen State of Myanmar come to Thailand in a daily flow and settle in places located just a few kilometers from the border. One of the
In a furniture lineup, few chairs are be as recognizable as the Eames Molded Fiberglass Chair. This design, by everyone's favorite Modernist design duo Charles and Ray Eames, has become one of the most
The Biomimicry Manual: What Can the Octopus Teach Us About Touch Screens, Wallpaper, and Invisibility Cloaks?
Cephalopods are the undisputed masters of camouflage. While their relatives, the clams, stayed brainless and safe on the seabeds-of-old, the ancient nautilus (think squid-in-a-shell) made a daring foray
Green Over Grey, who has completed a number of other large vertical garden installations like the one in the Edmonton Airport, was in charge of the design for The Currents. "According to our research,
Built in a tropical climate, the spiraling green roof can stay lush year round and likely provide more than enough food for its 500 preschool children. Two sloping ends of the triple ring-shaped structure
There are 10 domes in all and they come in four different sizes. Depending on the size of each family and budget, visitors to The Dome Garden can request a 12, 16, 20, or 24 ft dome. The skeleton is made
Like us, you're probably instantly drawn to the pavilion's beautiful roof. The neatly-laid tiles are made from recycled rubber, and are completely child safe, and the roof gets its curved shape from
Tourists are flocking to Taman Safari Park in Indonesia to buy an item in their gift shop- poo paper. Made from the dung created by the park’s elephants each day, the recycled paper is made on-site by
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
The Brookly Bush Terminal seems to be getting a facelift. This historic shipping and warehouse area is being drawn into this new era of eco-responsibility and sustainability with a new 1200-square-foot
Excessive packaging is one of our top pet peeves here at Inhabitat, so we were really inspired by this flat cardboard sheet that is capable of conforming to the shape of any object, saving a bundle on
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