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The Best Green Designs from Model Citizens 2011

The Best Green Designs from Model Citizens 2011

Esin Arsan showcased a clever set of coffee mugs that serve up a reminder about the world's vanishing endangered species with every cup of joe. Each animal's imprint is rendered in an unglazed section

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Organelle Design’s Repurposed Hanger ‘Hangelier’ Lamps Shine at Model Citizens NY Design Week Show

Organelle Design’s Repurposed Hanger ‘Hangelier’ Lamps Shine at Model Citizens NY Design Week Show

We fell in love the creative recycled designs of Organelle Design's repurposed hanger chandeliers years ago, so we were thrilled to see one of their beautiful Hangelier lights on display at the Model

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Denmark’s New Bella Sky Hotel Boasts a Stunning Green Interior

Denmark’s New Bella Sky Hotel Boasts a Stunning Green Interior

The hotel provides quite a unique experience for visitors - the towers lean at a striking angle that cues the unexpected qualities that lay inside. The lobby encapsulates the organic nature of the

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DCS Corp Shows Off Their Enchanting Washi Cloud Lamps at ICFF

DCS Corp Shows Off Their Enchanting Washi Cloud Lamps at ICFF

To sculpt the three-dimensional structures the designers used Japanese washi paper, which is commonly made using fibers from the bark of the gampi tree, the mitsumata shrub, or the paper mulberry, but

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Elegant Silk ‘Gail’ Lamps Cast an Atmospheric Glow at ICFF

Elegant Silk ‘Gail’ Lamps Cast an Atmospheric Glow at ICFF

Aqua Creation’s mesmerizing silk lamps really blew us away at this year’s New York Design Week. Their “Gail” collection is a series of beautiful suspended mobiles made using hand-dyed

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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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Student Developing New Electric Paper That Could Tell You When Your Milk is Rotten

Student Developing New Electric Paper That Could Tell You When Your Milk is Rotten

Wouldn’t it be great if your milk could tell you that it has gone bad, so that you can avoid a chunky glass of grossness? Well, Finnish physics grad student Daniel Torbjork may soon make that a reality,

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Dual-Purpose Coat Check Chair Is a Clever Seating Solution

Dual-Purpose Coat Check Chair Is a Clever Seating Solution

Social gatherings always give way to coats messily thrown on chairs. To inspire guests to hang their coats properly, Joey Zeledón has made the experience engaging by displaying the hangers. Aptly dubbed

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Gorgeous Hand-Woven Wicker Furniture Showcases Traditional Chilean Craft

Gorgeous Hand-Woven Wicker Furniture Showcases Traditional Chilean Craft

Produced from the fiber of the Salix plant, a type of willow (hence the project´s name) these design wonders are made by local artisans from a town called Chimbarongo, near Chile's bustling capital

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Lula Dot’s Brilliant Recycled Book Chandeliers Cast a Literary Light

Lula Dot’s Brilliant Recycled Book Chandeliers Cast a Literary Light

Lucy Norman of Lula Dot gives old books a new life with these impressive chandeliers made entirely from unwanted tomes. Her attractive designs give a whole new meaning to the term ‘light read’ - each

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“Cheap Ass Elite” Uses Recycled Plastic Baskets to Make Ornate Louis Style Armchairs

“Cheap Ass Elite” Uses Recycled Plastic Baskets to Make Ornate Louis Style Armchairs

Designer Saran Yen’s new series of furniture takes a tongue-in-cheek approach to the battle of the classes. Using recycled plastic baskets and cast off chair legs, the installation “Cheap Ass

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Zona Tortona Flourishes with Green Designs at the Milan Furniture Fair

Zona Tortona Flourishes with Green Designs at the Milan Furniture Fair

The MIKA, by Berlin-based furniture designer Stephanie Jasny, takes its inspiration from a conventional painters trestle and adapts the concept brilliantly to comprise the base of a glass table. Using

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Bubble Chandelier is an Effervescent Light Fixture Made from Recycled Soda Bottles

Bubble Chandelier is an Effervescent Light Fixture Made from Recycled Soda Bottles

The Bubble Chandelier is an effervescent eco-friendly light constructed out of 2 liter soda bottles. Designed by Shaun Kasperbauer, the fixture is named for the shadows it casts which mimic the shape of

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Brilliant Salt Crystal Lamp is Grown in a Bucket

Brilliant Salt Crystal Lamp is Grown in a Bucket

Swedish designers Apokalyps Labotek mixed chemistry with innovation to create a crystalline lamp made almost entirely from salt. The brilliant lighting fixture emulates the glimmering look of a glass

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British Designer Tom Dixon Unveils Oversized Energy Efficient ‘Bulb’

British Designer Tom Dixon Unveils Oversized Energy Efficient ‘Bulb’

In response to the incandescent ban, designer Tom Dixon created an over-sized energy efficient light bulb.

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Kitengela: Off-Grid Recycled Glass Village Lights Up Kenya’s Masaai Plains

Kitengela: Off-Grid Recycled Glass Village Lights Up Kenya’s Masaai Plains

At Kitengela, nature always comes first. Just half an hour's drive south from the dirty din of the country's capital, Nairobi, the village is overgrown with lush plants, trees, and vines of every variety.

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Artists Cardamatis and Saad Create Art With Depth From Native Seed Casings

Artists Cardamatis and Saad Create Art With Depth From Native Seed Casings

You could say Australian artists Scott Cardamatis and Joseph Saad are like two peas in a pod. Each share a love of nature, and it is this mutual passion that has led them to take a literal approach to

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Designer Ron Miriello Creates 100 Worlds from Found Materials

Designer Ron Miriello Creates 100 Worlds from Found Materials

Inspired by his childhood fascination with globes, designer Ron Miriello has created a remarkable array of miniature worlds made almost entirely from found objects. The designer recently exhibited 50

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Recycled Ink Cartridge Chandelier Glows in All the Colors of the (CMYK) Rainbow

Recycled Ink Cartridge Chandelier Glows in All the Colors of the (CMYK) Rainbow

We can't think of a cooler way to pay tribute to all of the colors of the (printer) rainbow than with this quirky chandelier made of used up ink cartridges. Lowell and Louise makes them in very small

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MASS Design Group Proposes PS1 Pavilion Made Completely Out of Recycled Materials

MASS Design Group Proposes PS1 Pavilion Made Completely Out of Recycled Materials

When coming up with their proposal for the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program, MASS DESIGN GROUP asked themselves: How can architects add the most lasting social and economic value to a place? Their answer

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Win this Stunning Recycled Bic Pen Chandelier – Worth $1200

Win this Stunning Recycled Bic Pen Chandelier – Worth $1200

Light up your eco pad - score this $1200 Volivik chandelier for free! Let there be light! If your pad has been looking drab, brighten it up with this conversation-starting Volivik chandelier made from

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15 Green Lamps to Light up Your Life

15 Green Lamps to Light up Your Life

Different types of lighting Directional Lighting Directional lighting refers to light fixtures that focus illumination in a single direction. When set in a series, these fixtures provide dynamic focus

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EnPieza’s Shimmering Volivik Chandelier is Made From Recycled Bic Pens!

EnPieza’s Shimmering Volivik Chandelier is Made From Recycled Bic Pens!

This gorgeous chandelier is made from 347 recycled Bic Pens and paper clips - can you believe it? Who says you need crystal to create a stunning chandelier! Inhabitat first laid eyes on this beauty back

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6 Green Lighting Tips That Will Help You Cut Your Energy Bill

6 Green Lighting Tips That Will Help You Cut Your Energy Bill

Energy Efficiency and Good Health Time and time again, studies (such as this piece published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2004) have shown that exposure to natural light affects your

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Blindshine: A Hanging Chandelier Recycled from Old Venetian Blinds

Blindshine: A Hanging Chandelier Recycled from Old Venetian Blinds

Blindshine is a hanging lamp that I created from damaged Venetian blinds. Although the blinds were no longer functional for my windows, there was plenty of useful material left. I thought about the

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Who Did That? Creates Sustainable Wood Chandeliers With the Help of Solar Power

Who Did That? Creates Sustainable Wood Chandeliers With the Help of Solar Power

If you are looking to transform your room with a sustainably sourced statement piece, then the Grandelier lamp may just be the artful bit of decor you've been searching for! Australian graphic

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Modular Sprig Lamp Transforms Into an Array of Eco-Friendly Lighting Options

Modular Sprig Lamp Transforms Into an Array of Eco-Friendly Lighting Options

The Sprig lamp is a clever design inspired by the growth of plants. Made from recycled plastic, each “sprig” of lamp can be transformed into a pendant light, or for a greater illumination,

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Pop Up London Restaurant Built From Borrowed Materials

Pop Up London Restaurant Built From Borrowed Materials

Studio Dining East was a three week dining experience for London pop-up experts Bistrotheque, whose third foray into pop up spots turned out to be an eco-success. Groarke, who is known for projects that

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