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The Best Green Finds from Day 1 of 100% Design at London Design Week

The Best Green Finds from Day 1 of 100% Design at London Design Week

The temporary turtle pavilion by Inflate is one of a large range of temporary structures that are ideal for either indoor or outdoor events. Made in part from recycled materials, they are illuminated by

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O-House’s Cut-Out Double Skin Protects it From the Sun’s Rays

O-House’s Cut-Out Double Skin Protects it From the Sun’s Rays

Designed for a very wealthy client, the glass structure is encapsulated with a circular cut-out skin. Resembling port holes, the heavy concrete façade filters light into the glass interior, while also

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PHOTOS: Danish Students Inspire Us to Recycle and ‘Think Twice’ at Copenhagen Design Week

PHOTOS: Danish Students Inspire Us to Recycle and ‘Think Twice’ at Copenhagen Design Week

Malene Lund Rasmussen created this funky seat made from knitted plastic bags. The material add some color to an old, classic chair while saving some bags from polluting our landfills. Anna

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PHOTOS: 100 Danish Pendant Lamps Shine Bright at Copenhagen Design Week!

PHOTOS: 100 Danish Pendant Lamps Shine Bright at Copenhagen Design Week!

With an emphasis on making durable, elegant and intricate folded lamps, traditional Danish family business Le Klint designed 'Lise Navne' - a floating luminaire that shines in style. Designed by

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Lavish Ngorongoro Lodge is Perched Inside a Volcano Crater in Tanzania

Lavish Ngorongoro Lodge is Perched Inside a Volcano Crater in Tanzania

While the word "safari" usually conjures up images of dusty tents and meager meals, that couldn't be further from the truth at Ngorongoro. Despite its secluded locale, the lodge is decked out with grand

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Recycled PET Bottles Become Inexpensive Radiation Detectors in Japan

Recycled PET Bottles Become Inexpensive Radiation Detectors in Japan

Researchers in Japan have developed a method for making radiation detection devices out of recycled PET bottles that cuts costs by 90% over currently used devices. The resource reusing, life-saving gadget

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Jason Miller’s Modular LED System Is an “Endless” Beam of Bright Light

Jason Miller’s Modular LED System Is an “Endless” Beam of Bright Light

If you're looking for a new approach to lighting your home in an eco-friendly way, perhaps this piece by designer Jason Miller for Roll & Hill Designers will do the job. Dubbed "Endless", this LED

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Are WiTricity and Apple In Cahoots to Wirelessly Charge Everything Using Your Computer?

Are WiTricity and Apple In Cahoots to Wirelessly Charge Everything Using Your Computer?

Rumors are flying around that WiTricity might be in the know about Apple's plans to put out a desktop that wirelessly charges itself and your other gadgets. In the video after the jump, WiTricity

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MIT Students Install 10,000 Revolutionary Solar Bottle Lamps in Manila Slums

MIT Students Install 10,000 Revolutionary Solar Bottle Lamps in Manila Slums

Currently, millions of Filipinos live without any kind of light source at all, but a band of resourceful MIT students have begun changing that. The students found that a one liter plastic bottle filled

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PulpLamps Recycle Old Newspapers into Amorphous Cocoon-Like Lamps

PulpLamps Recycle Old Newspapers into Amorphous Cocoon-Like Lamps

At first glance, designer Enrique Romero’s PulpLamps look more like cocoon-esque sculptures than lighting fixtures. Made from 100% recycled newspapers, the lamps come in all sorts of shapes and sizes,

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Flat Pack ZETA Lamp Unfolds From Interlocking Plywood Pieces

Flat Pack ZETA Lamp Unfolds From Interlocking Plywood Pieces

Florence-based ZPSTUDIO designed this brilliant flat pack table lamp, which is made from interlocking poplar plywood pieces. Dubbed ZETA, (because of its Z shape), the luminaire is made from a single

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Luminous LED Wallpaper Lends a Low-Energy Glow to Any Room

Luminous LED Wallpaper Lends a Low-Energy Glow to Any Room

Philips just teamed up Kvadrat Soft Cells to unveil a brilliant new breed of luminous wallpaper that could forever change the field of mood lighting. The beautiful textile combines sound-absorbing

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PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s Royal College of Art Graduate Show

PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s Royal College of Art Graduate Show

British designer Alkesh Parmar created a series of objects under the Cradle to Cradle philosophy. Made from dried and ground orange peels, these objects give new use to a waste material. The process keeps

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Quotel is a Polish Pop-Up Hotel That Makes Recycled Materials Look Posh

Quotel is a Polish Pop-Up Hotel That Makes Recycled Materials Look Posh

Quotel looks anything but budget. The team, who operate under the name Mode:Lina Architektura and Consulting, created a custom, high-end looking space, despite their limited budget. Easy and affordable

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Incredible Dress Made of Thousands of Upcycled Bottles Makes Its Debut in Britain

Incredible Dress Made of Thousands of Upcycled Bottles Makes Its Debut in Britain

Believe it or not, this amazing dress is comprised of over 2,000 bottles, 6,000 caps, and 13,000 tags! The stunning creation, designed by Michelle Brand, was debuted at the largest inner-city mall in

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Illuminated Tables and Planters Made from 100% Recycled Plastics

Illuminated Tables and Planters Made from 100% Recycled Plastics

What do you do when you have a room that needs a side table, and an accent lamp? Look to Rotoluxe, a company that makes sustainably, eco-friendly illuminated tables and planters. Their glowing pieces come

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Artist Kylie Stillman Carves Stacks of Books Into Classic Natural Imagery

Artist Kylie Stillman Carves Stacks of Books Into Classic Natural Imagery

Stillman’s artwork moves away from the boundaries of the books by crafting them into a new life, distorting their original form and use. She engraves the book like a slab of stone, as opposed to using

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Nature-Inspired Pillbug Lamp by Kristof Kovacs Serves Many Purposes

Nature-Inspired Pillbug Lamp by Kristof Kovacs Serves Many Purposes

Sometimes we want to shake things up around our apartments, but aren’t ready to buy any new decor. The Pillbug Lamp solves this problem by functioning as a wall sconce, table lamp, or even a chandelier

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Organelle’s Elegant Hangelier 1.2 is Fashioned from Repurposed Plastic Hangers

Organelle’s Elegant Hangelier 1.2 is Fashioned from Repurposed Plastic Hangers

Organelle Design’s series of Hangelier 1.2 lampshades is thoughtfully crafted from off-the-shelf plastic hangers and salvaged bike components. The surprisingly intricate hangers are arranged in a manner

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Announcing the Finalists of the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

Announcing the Finalists of the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

Light Bit of Reading Lamp by Lucy Norman Lucy Norman's "Light Reading" is made entirely from discarded books found at charity shops. Every page is folded in half, producing a circular arrangement which

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Dazzling Storm Cloud of Light Born from Ordinary Pot Scrubbers

Dazzling Storm Cloud of Light Born from Ordinary Pot Scrubbers

Trained in architecture, ceramics, and interior design, Daisuke Hiraiwa's talents clearly shine in his sculptural “A Cloudy Day” lampshade crafted from metallic scouring pads. By using ordinary pot

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‘Light Reading’ is a Literary Lamp Made From Recycled Books

‘Light Reading’ is a Literary Lamp Made From Recycled Books

Now that the Kindle, the iPad, and a slew of other e-readers are making paper-bound print increasingly passé, the issue of book paper waste is becoming increasingly salient. Lucy Norman's "A Bit of Light

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Rays Recycled Paper Cup Lamp is a Glowing Honeycomb of Light

Rays Recycled Paper Cup Lamp is a Glowing Honeycomb of Light

Disposable cups are hardly ever re-used, and they often find their end at the local landfill. So to cut back on this paper waste, six innovative designers in Japan have banded together to save the world

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Barcelona’s ‘Las Arenas’ Bullfighting Ring Transformed Into Epic Commercial Complex

Barcelona’s ‘Las Arenas’ Bullfighting Ring Transformed Into Epic Commercial Complex

The last bullfighting event at Las Arenas occurred in 1977, leaving the stadium a relic of an outdated Spanish tradition. Although bullfighting has somewhat fallen out of favor (outside of Pamplona that

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Nice Ball: Quirky Lamp Made from 80 Doll Sized Iconic Vitra Chairs and Tables

Nice Ball: Quirky Lamp Made from 80 Doll Sized Iconic Vitra Chairs and Tables

It's clear that Germany’s iconic Vitra Design Museum has a big fan. Italian designer Paola Pivi has paid homage to the museum’s collection by turning some its most iconic pieces into “Nice Ball,”

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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 and treated

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