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PHOTOS: The Most Delicious Green Designs at the Berlin Taste Festival

PHOTOS: The Most Delicious Green Designs at the Berlin Taste Festival

We were at Taste Festival for Berlin's duo Culinary Misfits, which through non-profit arrangements with farmers makes delicious vegetables that can't be sold because their unusual

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14 Awesome Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts to Spoil Dad

14 Awesome Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts to Spoil Dad

Want to show your dad the glory of eco-fashion this Father's Day? Or maybe he's already a lover of planet Earth.  Either way, we've rounded up 14 of the coolest gifts around to spoil your padre.

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Recycled Gecekondu Shelter at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport Teaches Kids About Green Design

Recycled Gecekondu Shelter at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport Teaches Kids About Green Design

The temporary shelters and outdoors furniture are located near the community garden at Tempelhof Airport. The aim of the space is to provide a place for kids and youngsters to learn all sort of crafts

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Brent Comber Shattered Furniture – Made From Reclaimed Douglas Fir Wood

Brent Comber Shattered Furniture – Made From Reclaimed Douglas Fir Wood

Reclaimed wood furniture is usually so predictable: large upcycled beams from buildings, or slabs of driftwood turned into benches and stools. Thats why Brent Comber's unique reclaimed wood furniture -

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Philip Starck’s Elegant Zero-Waste Broom Chair is Crafted From Recycled Industrial Waste

Philip Starck’s Elegant Zero-Waste Broom Chair is Crafted From Recycled Industrial Waste

French designer Philip Starck is exhibiting his elegant recycled Broom Chair at this year's bustling ICFF. Made from 90% recycled industrial waste, the Broom Chair made its debut at Milan Furniture Fair,

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Wood-Like Cardboard Stools Pop Up in a Snap and Can Hold 440 Pounds!

Wood-Like Cardboard Stools Pop Up in a Snap and Can Hold 440 Pounds!

Hen and Hammock's beautiful tree trunk stool and scrap wood stool are very cleverly designed pieces of cardboard furniture. The stools are printed with weathered wood patterns, they can stand up to an

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Tadashi Kawamata’s ‘Under the Water’ Imagines The Debris From Japan’s Tsunami

Tadashi Kawamata’s ‘Under the Water’ Imagines The Debris From Japan’s Tsunami

As the 20 million tons of wreckage slowly make their way to Hawaii from Japan, Tadashi Kawamata created Under the Water to envision what it must be like to be beneath all the debris. His site-specific

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TYIN Tegnestue Architects Build Beautiful Community Library in Bangkok Using Recycled Materials

TYIN Tegnestue Architects Build Beautiful Community Library in Bangkok Using Recycled Materials

Measuring only 10 feet by 30 feet, The Old Market Library was built in one of Bangkok's poorest areas for only $4,500. Featuring different spaces for different functions, the lower reading room has a

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1000 Recycled Doors Transform the Facade of a 10-Story Building in Seoul

1000 Recycled Doors Transform the Facade of a 10-Story Building in Seoul

South Korean Artist Choi Jeong-Hwa used 1000 brightly colored recycled doors to transform a bland 10-story building into an eye-popping visual indulgence. Jeong-Hwa is a master of using found objects to

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Tristan Titeux’ Colorful Re-Cut Furniture is Made From Recycled Wood

Tristan Titeux’ Colorful Re-Cut Furniture is Made From Recycled Wood

Tristan Titeux‘ series of “re-cut” furniture is made from waste wood offcuts salvaged from the production of modern furniture. Titeux sees the series as a way to start a conversation

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Maisongomme: A Funky Garden Office and Shed Made from Recycled Car Tires

Maisongomme: A Funky Garden Office and Shed Made from Recycled Car Tires

Maisongomme measures 10x26 ft and features long, vertical windows recovered from a shop that went bust. The windows infuse the space with plenty of light and they allow for fresh air to permeate the

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Stefanie Nieuwenhuys Makes Snakeskin-Like Couture from Recycled Wood Chips

Stefanie Nieuwenhuys Makes Snakeskin-Like Couture from Recycled Wood Chips

You may not want to throw out the scraps from your latest home improvement project too quickly – you may find inspiration in the “trash”.  Stefanie Nieuwenhuys, inspired by seeing

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Diamond-Shaped Tornado Treehouse Made From Reclaimed Wood Springs Up in LA

Diamond-Shaped Tornado Treehouse Made From Reclaimed Wood Springs Up in LA

Since the Bel Air tree house had to be finished in less than two weeks, Romero called in the help of his friend, designer and carpenter Jeff Casper. Together, they constructed the shelter using 100%

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The Distort House is a Spliced Home That Adds A Pinch of Green to Indonesian Tradition

The Distort House is a Spliced Home That Adds A Pinch of Green to Indonesian Tradition

Located directly across the street from a public park in Jakarta, Distort House is placed at the very back of its large plot and turned a slight 15% to optimize the expansive yard space. The grand green

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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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Japanese Students Build a Pavilion from Thousands of Fish to Support Tsunami Reconstruction Efforts

Japanese Students Build a Pavilion from Thousands of Fish to Support Tsunami Reconstruction Efforts

Like many cities along the eastern seaboard of Japan affected by the tsunami, Kesennuma is struggling. While there are lots of fish still out swimming in the ocean waiting to be caught, the town's

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Cozy Slowpoke Espresso Cafe Lines Its Walls with Recycled Timber Offcuts

Cozy Slowpoke Espresso Cafe Lines Its Walls with Recycled Timber Offcuts

Working with a tight budget, French-born Melbourne-based Anne-Sophie Poirier worked to create an identity through the interior design of the small cafe. Located in Fitzroy, one of the most popular suburbs

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Smile Stools Take on a Cheery Form with Eco-friendly Recycled Wood

Smile Stools Take on a Cheery Form with Eco-friendly Recycled Wood

Contemporary design meets Indonesian craftsmanship in this happy and friendly wooden seat. Designed by Studio Hindia, the Smile Stool is made from scrap wood left over from local Balinese furniture maker

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Amy Hunting’s Wooden Patchwork Furniture Includes One-Off Masterpieces

Amy Hunting’s Wooden Patchwork Furniture Includes One-Off Masterpieces

Norwegian designer, curator, collector and illustrator Amy Hunting is transforming factory waste wood cut-offs into a collection of patchwork furniture. Strong and pleasing to the eye, the collection is

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Docomo Builds Gigantic Wooden Rube Goldberg Xylophone in the Forest

Docomo Builds Gigantic Wooden Rube Goldberg Xylophone in the Forest

NTT Docomo‘s new advertisement for the TOUCH WOOD smart phone features a delightful wooden xylophone in the forest and is an uplifting departure from other images coming out of Japan. TOUCH WOOD cell

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GoGreenGames are Made from Recycled Wood and Plastic Bags

GoGreenGames are Made from Recycled Wood and Plastic Bags

Peter Toomey, a Leander, Texas based deck builder, is making use of something that would normally be thrown away. Toomey has come up with a new way to recycle leftover composite deck boards and plastic

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Fragment Lights With an Earthy and Sophisticated Style

Fragment Lights With an Earthy and Sophisticated Style

Made with fragments found along the San Francisco shoreline, these beautiful lamps are a simple way to add some soft lighting to your living space. Designed by one of our favorite eco-design studios,

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Hillside Residence is a Sustainable Gem in the Marin Hills

Hillside Residence is a Sustainable Gem in the Marin Hills

For almost as long as they've known each other, Scott and Tracy Lee have been designing and building the Hillside Residence, a sustainable gem in the Marin Hills. The house represents their personal

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Bookshelf Built Simply from Waste Wood Blocks and Rope

Bookshelf Built Simply from Waste Wood Blocks and Rope

Call it Survivor: Designer's Edition or Project Eco-Design, but we've got one reality TV inspired challenge for you: What could you build with just some cotton rope and a pile of wood blocks? An

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Modern Cabinets Built from Recycled Gymnasium Floorboards

Modern Cabinets Built from Recycled Gymnasium Floorboards

Our friends at Designboom recently tipped us off to these beautiful reclaimed cabinets made by Denmark-based Søren Rose Studio. Dubbed ‘Gymnasium’, the collection was inspired by the glory days of

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ECO ART: Henrique Oliveira’s Urban Peels

ECO ART: Henrique Oliveira’s Urban Peels

Artist Henrique Oliveiraa was a student in São Paulo, Brazil when the plywood fence outside his window began to peel and fade into different layers and colors. The wood, called tapumes in Portuguese is

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