Green Kitchen

Deckstool Rolls Out Recycled Skateboard Bottle Openers

Deckstool Rolls Out Recycled Skateboard Bottle Openers

For years, Pennsylvania-based craftsman Jason Podlaski has been transforming broken skateboards into clean-lined furniture with punchy graphics. So when we caught word that his company, Deckstool, just

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Plant Growing Dino Lamp by Deger Cengiz Provides a LED Lit Home for Foliage

Plant Growing Dino Lamp by Deger Cengiz Provides a LED Lit Home for Foliage

Dino’s flexible neck can be angled and bent in any direction to meet your lighting needs. A bright LED bulb ensures long lasting bright white and energy efficient illumination, and the lamps are

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‘Within 3′ Coffee Cups Stain to Reveal an Endangered Animal Inside

‘Within 3′ Coffee Cups Stain to Reveal an Endangered Animal Inside

The simple silhouettes appear as if by magic, however Arsan let us in on the trick - as the drink stains the unglazed part of the cup the shape of the animal is formed. Working within the concept of

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Yves Behar and Fuseproject Offer Yummy Hot Cacao System to Benefit Rainforest Conservation

Yves Behar and Fuseproject Offer Yummy Hot Cacao System to Benefit Rainforest Conservation

Attention chocolate lovers! The Nature Conservancy and Yves Behar have just come out with a new sustainable hot cacao system to make the traditional drink right in your own home. Following the tradition

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Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Serves Up Sun-Cooked Meals This Summer!

Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Serves Up Sun-Cooked Meals This Summer!

This year's Milan Furniture Fair offered an unforgettable green dining experience - a meal entirely cooked by the sun! Sponsored by the Finnish beer company Lapin Kulta, the Solar Kitchen Restaurant set

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Homemade Baked Table Installation Is Good Enough to Eat

Homemade Baked Table Installation Is Good Enough to Eat

This is not the first time we've feature edible tableware here at Inhabitat, but this bread installation by London-based Spanish designer Andere Monjo has all the elements we need to get our design and

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Bamboo Drink Stirrers from Bambu are Perfect for Summer Sangrias

Bamboo Drink Stirrers from Bambu are Perfect for Summer Sangrias

If you can't wait to get your hands on an ice-cold drink this summer, then you'll love these bamboo stirrers from Bambu. Handmade from 100% organically-grown bamboo, and finished with a natural, food-safe

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The Best Green Products from the 2011 International Housewares Show

The Best Green Products from the 2011 International Housewares Show

This potato brush by Full Circle infuses an everyday object with a lot of personality! It is specially designed to fit in the palm and has a unique corer tool to quickly and easily remove potato

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Geoffrey Lilge Crafts Beautiful Charcuterie Boards from FSC-Certified Wood

Geoffrey Lilge Crafts Beautiful Charcuterie Boards from FSC-Certified Wood

Any good chef (or food snob) knows that beyond the ingredients that go into a dish, a lot of a meal's success has to do with the cooking tools at one's disposal. Designed by Geoffret Lilge, these

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Recycled Vodka Bottle Tumblers Are Absolut-ly Awesome

Recycled Vodka Bottle Tumblers Are Absolut-ly Awesome

Whether you like your vodka straight up, on the rocks or virgin (a.k.a. water), we think you'd enjoy your beverage a lot more if you were to sip it from one of these awesome tumblers made from used

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Ingenius Kitchen Machine is a Human-Powered Food Processor

Ingenius Kitchen Machine is a Human-Powered Food Processor

Wouldn't it be fitting if your nutritious morning smoothie came with a side of exercise? Well it could, if you had this ingenious food processor designed by Christoph Thetford. Called the Kitchen Machine,

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Bubble-Shaped Plates Made from Recycled Window Glass

Bubble-Shaped Plates Made from Recycled Window Glass

Imagine the delight on your guests' faces when you serve an elegant salad or delicate desert on these icy, modern plates? Each one is handmade in Thailand using recycled window glass, and the air that

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Flexible Leaf Dishes Fuse Nature, Tradition and Technology

Flexible Leaf Dishes Fuse Nature, Tradition and Technology

These fun, flexible leaf dishes by Nao Tamura may be an inspired synthesis of nature and technology, but they also continue the age-old tradition of wrapping food in leaves (grape and banana leaves,

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What Recession? For Cupcake Bakers, Business is Booming

What Recession? For Cupcake Bakers, Business is Booming

At a time when many businesses are throwing in the towel, why are more and more new cupcake shops opening up everywhere? It's not just sheer sugary audacity - the sweet treats might be some of the few

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Grow Greens Indoors with this Hydroponic Kitchen Island

Grow Greens Indoors with this Hydroponic Kitchen Island

If you've been dreaming of an indoor garden, but simply don't have the space or the sunlight to manage growing inside, then check out this kitchen island that doubles as a small hydroponic garden. Made

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Egg-Shaped Salt and Pepper Shakers Made of Reclaimed Wood

Egg-Shaped Salt and Pepper Shakers Made of Reclaimed Wood

Add some spice to your next meal with these adorable handmade salt and pepper shakers made of recycled materials. Shaped like smooth organic forms, these tabletop accessories are created by Domestic

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Get Your Ultimate Biodegradable Party Kit in Time for July 4th!

Get Your Ultimate Biodegradable Party Kit in Time for July 4th!

Independence Day is just 3 days away, and if you want to celebrate the eco-friendly way without being left with a sink full of reusable plates, cups and utentils, we've got just the thing! Branch's handy

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Electrolux’s Outdoor Kitchen Integrates with Your Garden

Electrolux’s Outdoor Kitchen Integrates with Your Garden

If you enjoy inviting company over for outdoor entertaining but are on the fence about dedicating your precious garden space to an outdoor kitchen -- why not just do both and integrate the kitchen with

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Bosch Factory Tour Unveils 5 Keys to Buying Greener Appliances

Bosch Factory Tour Unveils 5 Keys to Buying Greener Appliances

In the small, unimposing town of New Bern, NC (infamously known as the birthplace of Pepsi-Cola) lies the only US appliance manufacturer with complete lines of Energy Star-certified dishwashers, washers,

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NYC EVENT: ‘Interconnected’ Design from Portugal and Brazil

NYC EVENT: ‘Interconnected’ Design from Portugal and Brazil

Hey NYC! If you’re looking for a leisurely activity to fill this fine Sunday afternoon, head on over to the Meatpacking District to check out TOUCH’s latest exhibition “Interconnected.” Featuring

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Whirlpool’s Green Eco System Kitchen Debuts in Milan

Whirlpool’s Green Eco System Kitchen Debuts in Milan

This year’s edition of the Eurocucina kitchen showcase at Milan Design Week was painted green by Whirlpool’s GreenKitchen eco-system prototype. Featuring an impressive level of interconnectivity

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Milan 2010: Best Green Designs from Eurocucina and Salone del Bagno

Milan 2010: Best Green Designs from Eurocucina and Salone del Bagno

Electrolux has a strong showing this year with an array of sleek and functional appliances. This wall hung washing machine does only a small load, but uses a very minimal amount of water (I believe it is

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China Made of Open-Cell Porcelain Foam is Sustainable and Toxin-Free

China Made of Open-Cell Porcelain Foam is Sustainable and Toxin-Free

Dutch designer Marjan van Aubel recently unveiled a set of ecologically crafted “Foam China” and a “Foam Cabinet” at Milan Design Week. Each piece is composed of an open-cell

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Spray Bottle Turns Tap Water into 99.9% Effective Disinfectant

Spray Bottle Turns Tap Water into 99.9% Effective Disinfectant

The Activeion Ionator is a high-tech spray bottle that uses a proprietary technology to transform tap water into a cleaning disinfectant capable of killing 99.9% of the bacteria in your home. The device

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An Eco-Friendly and Recyclable Espresso Maker

An Eco-Friendly and Recyclable Espresso Maker

Despite all the reasons why we should cut down on caffeine, it’s hard to say no to that daily little cup of java goodness. So rather than flipping on the switch to your energy hungry espresso maker –

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Sleek Rotary Faucet Lets You Dial Down Wasted Water

Sleek Rotary Faucet Lets You Dial Down Wasted Water

Designer Eun Ji Byeon has come up with a new way to conserve water when washing our hands. Far more thoughtful than those pressure-packed push button faucets, the Dial is a stylish polished metal design

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Atelier NL’s Geotagged Ceramics Showcase Local Design

Atelier NL’s Geotagged Ceramics Showcase Local Design

Today eco enthusiasts like to know where the products they buy are coming from, so that they can eat locally grown food and purchase crafts from area artisans. The ceramicists at Atelier NL took cues from

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Bio Glass is a Gorgeous, Translucent, 100% Recycled Surface

Bio Glass is a Gorgeous, Translucent, 100% Recycled Surface

Isn’t it great when you don’t have to sacrifice beauty for sustainability? Case in point: Bio-Glass, a striking material made from 100% post consumer recycled materials. Reader Jacostarubio

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Faltazi Envisions the Eco Kitchen of the Future

Faltazi Envisions the Eco Kitchen of the Future

This green Ekokook kitchen by Faltazi design is one of the most well-researched culinary concepts we have seen. Ekokook proposes that in the future, the general public will strive to become

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