LED bulbs may be fabulous for the environment, but they aren’t always the prettiest of fittings to look at. Philips is trying to fix that with an update to one of their more popular LED bulbs, the A19.
Working to counter the inherently environmentally destructive nature of a car-based commute, British firm Town Centre Car Parks has committed to making their public car parks environmentally friendly by
Ikea has long been recognized for its adoption of sustainable practices, from investment in renewable energy to their participation in the American Forests plant-a-tree program, and today the company has
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By saving energy in your home, not only are you doing your part to reduce your carbon footprint, but you can also save a great deal of money along the way. ELocal.com's infographic
provides a wealth of
Mike Carpenter of Atlanta-based MDC Interiors crafts gorgeous turn of the century-inspired coffee tables which incorporate the rugged beauty of steel and the gentle warmth of LED lights. 'Glow Table II'
Ghost Nest's Geode LED lamps began with the idea to provide a unique way to illuminate an image and a space, while at the same time providing a highly functional, environmentally friendly, elegant light.
With a lantern suspended inches above its razor-sharp gnashers, the Deep Sea Angler Fish is a lamp that'll make you think twice before turning the light on. The five-foot-tall lighting fixture, designed
Inspiration for the Wuxi Grand Theatre's design came from the butterfly as well as the old Chinese opera, Butterfly Lovers. The building's volume is that of a butterfly landing on water and features eight
Bruce Munro was first inspired to create his fields of light while traveling through Australia's red desert in 1992. He was amazed by the endless fields of flowers that burst up from the barren expanse
Streetlights are fixture of cities and towns across the world -- they literally guide us through the night. But even new LED streetlights require a large amount of energy, because they run all night long,
Up until now, heat-sink technology has been being used primarily in satellite technology, and Dyson is the first to use it in a consumer lighting context. Dyson set out to not only create a lamp for the
Here's one design that really "cleaned up" at New York Design Week - an LED lamp disguised as a broom. Spotted by our editors at ICFF, the MoodBroom by Peteris Zilbers looks like a mundane mop at first
Nervous System is a "generative design studio" that harnesses cutting-edge technology to create art, jewelry, and housewares modeled after processes found in nature. They develop computer programs that
Totally wireless, incredibly lightweight and smaller than a quarter, the Thumb-Lite is a stick-on LED that turns anything into a flashlight. If you've ever felt the frustration of searching for something
Candles can transform nondescript spaces into soothing and romantic scenes, but they can also be a fire waiting to happen (considering 5% of all home fires are started by candles), and a smoky, waxy mess
The Dutch House was an experiment in what Denieuwegeneratie refers to as both sustainable hardware and software. Sustainable hardware consists of locally-sourced lark timber used to frame the ample facade