Tag: environmentally-friendly

Algae-filled Living Chandelier

Nowadays ‘lighting design’ is becoming extremely exciting. Case in point Julian Melchiorri’s amazing living chandelier. The London-based designer and engineer has developed a lamp that can both light-up a space and purify the circulating air around it! The chandelier is…

Mushroom Lamp Kits

Here’s one for our green enthusiast readers! The eco-designer Danielle Trofe and Ecovative have collaborated on a fun, sustainable lamp project! The project was recently launched on Kickstarter, under the title Grow-It-Yourself Lamp Kit. This wonderful kit allows creatively-minded users…

Some Furniture is Nothing but Trash

The design company Pentatonic have been cleverly ‘repurposing’ waste-materials to create a new range of modern furniture. This range includes the ‘AirTool Chair’ and ‘AirTool Foil Table’ (they’ve even created some glassware from smartphone glass!) seen here. Showing a tremendous…

The SION

Sono Motors have released their SION solar-powered electric car. This vehicle does up to 18 miles via stored solar energy alone. Costing around 16,000 Euros ($18,600) the SION is not exclusively for wealthy folks. Its list of features include integrated…

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Electric Food

Finnish researchers have solved world hunger…possibly! Now, a team of scientists – led by the Principal Scientist Juha-Pekka – at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have developed a single-cell protein using electricity and carbon-dioxide. Their product is a…

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Billboard Upcycle

If you’re looking for large-scale mural revealing filigree flights of fancy, then Kelsey Montague’s sprawling angel wings and dragonflies may be perfect for you! Now, fans of the artist can carry her work with them wherever they go! The company…

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Curing Metal Pollution with Yeast

A genetically engineered version of the normal fungus found in your bread and beer may soon be helping to clean-up the environment! A team of Scientists from institutions in Romania and Norway have been working together on a yeast that…

Timber Building Pioneer

Timber construction is back! Now, the Barangaroo-South area of Sydney is the new location for Australia’s largest all-timber building. Designed by Tzannes Architects, ‘International House’ is a seven-story wooden construction made almost entirely from engineered timber! Found in the historic…

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Container Farm

Rather than shipping food into a city from a great distance, might it not be better to source fresh and local foods. Now, Local Roots has been developing hydroponic ‘shipping-container farms’ known as ‘TerraFarms’ that use water, not the usual…

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Turning Heads 360

Here’s a head-turner irresistible timber owl cabins! They’ve popped up in France as an option for summer camping in Bourdeaux (but once you see them is there any other option!). The designer Bruit du Frigo (partner of Zebra3/Buy-Sellf ) named…