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Lazerian Unveils Celestial Lamps Made from Folded Paper

Lazerian Unveils Celestial Lamps Made from Folded Paper

Manchester-based Lazerian just unveiled a stellar set of Paper Light Shades named after the stars that define the vertices, which make up the Northern hemisphere's Summer Triangle - Altair, Deneb and

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7 Ways Super Bowl XLVI is Going Green!

7 Ways Super Bowl XLVI is Going Green!

The Stadium The Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadium recently released a list of green initiatives that make any sports outing at their facility more eco-friendly than ever. The famous retractable roof with

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PICS: The Best Green Designs from the New York International Gift Fair

PICS: The Best Green Designs from the New York International Gift Fair

Jetsam is one brand that undoubtedly stood out. Designer and founder Laura Skelton, who launched the company in 2011, has a background in sustainable architecture which shines through in her smaller

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The REK Modular Table Transforms to Fit Any Interior

The REK Modular Table Transforms to Fit Any Interior

Reinier de Jong’s new REK coffee table adapts to any apartment size or social situation with ease. The wooden surfaces slide and transform to create an array of usable surfaces, or fold up compactly

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Craft Your Own Cardboard Hourglass Stool With These Easy DIY Instructions

Craft Your Own Cardboard Hourglass Stool With These Easy DIY Instructions

This quirky looking hourglass stool is a cool, solid design that you can make at home on your own! Spotted over at 'Dangerously Fun', this DIY stool can be made simply by using old cardboard from boxes

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Crotos Recycles Used Metro Tickets and Risque Flyers into Useful Notebooks

Crotos Recycles Used Metro Tickets and Risque Flyers into Useful Notebooks

Crotos is an Argentine brand that turns all kinds of urban trash paper into useful recycled notebooks. Metro tickets, scrap photocopies, old forms and even risque flyers are sorted and binded into

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IKEA Transforms its Flat Pack Cardboard Packaging Into Funky Furniture

IKEA Transforms its Flat Pack Cardboard Packaging Into Funky Furniture

IKEA is marketing its big annual sale with a line of clever furniture pieces made entirely out of the company's very own flat pack furniture packaging. IKEA commissioned advertising agency AUGE

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Groopti’s Recycled Cardboard ECO Blocks Can be Stacked to Form Tables, Chairs, and Benches

Groopti’s Recycled Cardboard ECO Blocks Can be Stacked to Form Tables, Chairs, and Benches

Groopti – the website that combines crowdsourcing with bespoke manufacturing – just unveiled its latest cardboard creation, this time from designer Svetlana Kozhenova. Simply called

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Gigantic Cardboard Labyrinth Made Entirely From Recycled Materials

Gigantic Cardboard Labyrinth Made Entirely From Recycled Materials

Brazilian architect Carlos Teixeira created an incredible labyrinth made entirely from layered recycled cardboard for the 29th International Biennial in Sao Paulo. Shaped like a gigantic maze and

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Thonet’s VouwWow VW01 is a Flat Pack Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Chair

Thonet’s VouwWow VW01 is a Flat Pack Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Chair

Respecting Michelle Thonet's original idea of furniture that could easily be disassembled for optimizing space during transportation, Dutch studio Nuy of NOORT created this angular chair made from

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Urban Tree: Groopti Unveils Colorful New Recycled Cardboard Coat Rack

Urban Tree: Groopti Unveils Colorful New Recycled Cardboard Coat Rack

Today Groopti expanded their fun cardboard furniture series with their brand new Urban Tree coat hanger. The design was conceived by Gerardo Belmonte and then selected for production using Groopti's

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Design Website Groopti Unveils Museum Quality Cardboard Furniture Series

Design Website Groopti Unveils Museum Quality Cardboard Furniture Series

Groopti was conceptualized by long time friends Duri Chitayat and Adam Wihlborg and grew out of strong partnerships with quality low-volume manufactures formed through their previous careers. They now

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Smart to Reveal ‘For-US’ Ultra Compact Electric Pickup Truck at the Detroit Auto Show

Smart to Reveal ‘For-US’ Ultra Compact Electric Pickup Truck at the Detroit Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz-owned Smart has announced plans to unveil an ultra-compact plug-in electric pickup truck called the For-US at the Detroit auto show next week. The vehicle will use the same platform as a

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Ikea Swaps Out Wooden Shipping Pallets For Lighter Cardboard Pallets to Reduce Shipping Costs

Ikea Swaps Out Wooden Shipping Pallets For Lighter Cardboard Pallets to Reduce Shipping Costs

Furniture retailer Ikea just announced plans to swap out wooden shipping pallets in favor of new lightweight cardboard pallets - and although this isn't a change that customers will be able to see, the

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Top 6 Furniture and Interior Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Furniture and Interior Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Long gone are the days of dressing up your interior spaces with faded love seats and boring Picasso reprints - 2011 proved yet again that furniture and interior designers are working hard to churn out

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Gingerbreadtron: A Gingerbread House That Transforms into a Candy Robot!

Gingerbreadtron: A Gingerbread House That Transforms into a Candy Robot!

We've seen some pretty epic gingerbread houses this holiday season but this Transformer Gingerbread House, aptly called Gingerbreadtron, really takes the cake. The crazy candy-clad house slowly

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Smart Egg Lamp: A Quirky Lighting Solution Made from a Recycled Egg Carton!

Smart Egg Lamp: A Quirky Lighting Solution Made from a Recycled Egg Carton!

What came first, the light or the egg? Ready-made from a paper pulp egg carton and recyclable glass lights, the Smart Egg Lamp is an eco-friendly lighting solution packed by the dozen. Using

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Little Play Spaces: Amazing Recycled Cardboard Castles and French Cafes for Kids

Little Play Spaces: Amazing Recycled Cardboard Castles and French Cafes for Kids

Mom-turned-designer Kate Fagelman of Little Play Spaces has created a series of kid-sized recycled cardboard playhouses that are so cool we wish she made them for us 'big-kids' The French Cafe has a chalk

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Packaging the Future: REI “Unpackages” Five of Their Popular Products

Packaging the Future: REI “Unpackages” Five of Their Popular Products

“Before” example of a kids Novara bike: Smarter, lightweight packaging means most of the waste above is eliminated. According to Eric Abraham, REI’s packaging engineering manager, the

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Supersudaka’s Kiltro House is a Resilient Locally-Sourced Home in Chile

Supersudaka’s Kiltro House is a Resilient Locally-Sourced Home in Chile

In Chile, mixed-breed dogs are called Kiltro, and these resilient animals are known to be survivors. Taking its name from these dogs, the Kiltro House was built under challenging conditions including a

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‘Why don’t you… [re]design Christmas?’ Is a Green Guide Filled with Awesome DIY Gift Ideas!

‘Why don’t you… [re]design Christmas?’ Is a Green Guide Filled with Awesome DIY Gift Ideas!

Lizzie Lee's 'Sock Aliens' are fantastic creatures made out of random and previously unloved odd socks. 'Chestnut Antlers (for Mathilda)' is a multi-purposed wall hanger that was inspired by a walk

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The World’s Largest Cardboard Christmas Tree Springs up in London!

The World’s Largest Cardboard Christmas Tree Springs up in London!

Giles Miller has wooed us with his intricate cardboard creations before, and now he's brought us the world's largest cardboard Christmas tree! Standing at roughly 20 feet in the Design Museum London's

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Reinhard Dienes’ Dickens Bookshelf is Made Entirely from Recyclable Cardboard

Reinhard Dienes’ Dickens Bookshelf is Made Entirely from Recyclable Cardboard

Reinhard Dienes is a cardboard design enthusiast who has turned the corrugated material into an inspired line of furniture. Dienes created his Dickens bookshelves from fully recyclable cardboard in 7

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Consumer Electronics Association Raises Awareness for Gadget Recycling Today for America Recycles Day

Consumer Electronics Association Raises Awareness for Gadget Recycling Today for America Recycles Day

Today is the 15th annual America Recycles Day and to celebrate, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is asking you to do your part to raise awareness about where electronics can be recycled. To help

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Modular Wooden Tree of Life Chapel Features Slatted Walls for Inspiring Light and Storage

Modular Wooden Tree of Life Chapel Features Slatted Walls for Inspiring Light and Storage

Set within the seminary school's dimly lit corridors, the chapel takes up a rectangular space where it sits resembling stacked palettes with its open slats. Light from the corridor windows seep in,

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Re:START Shipping Container Mall Opens In Christchurch But Faces Lawsuit

Re:START Shipping Container Mall Opens In Christchurch But Faces Lawsuit

The renewal of Christchurch, New Zealand after a devastating earthquake just took a huge leap with the opening of a pedestrian shopping mall made from shipping containers. The brightly colored stacked

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Phoebe Washburn’s Mind-Boggling Installations are Made From Scrap Wood & Cardboard

Phoebe Washburn’s Mind-Boggling Installations are Made From Scrap Wood & Cardboard

Her most recent installation, Nunderwater Nort Lab at Zach Feuer Gallery in New York City, juxtaposes two seemingly unrelated activities - art and lunch. While not necessarily two subjects you think of

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ANNOUNCING: The Inhabitat 2011 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

ANNOUNCING: The Inhabitat 2011 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Tesco Plastic Bag Warrior Princess Ria Burns took first place with her amazing Tesco Plastic Bag Warrior Princess costume, which is made entirely from old supermarket bags. Putting

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Amazing Pupa Pavilion Made From Recycled Shipping Pallets and Cardboard

Amazing Pupa Pavilion Made From Recycled Shipping Pallets and Cardboard

The cardboard came in damp bales so it had to be pulped and re-fabricated locally. Nearly four thousand triangular components were assembled by folding strips to make triangular frames and inserting with

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Tesco Warrior Princess Costume Handsewn From Plastic Shopping Bags

Tesco Warrior Princess Costume Handsewn From Plastic Shopping Bags

With this Tesco Plastic Bag Warrior Princess costume, Ria Burns is taking no prisoners in our Green Halloween Costume Contest. She used 15 old plastic shopping bags sewn together to start the bodice, and

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