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Inventive Vase

The ubiquitous ‘glass bottle’ is being cleverly transformed into beautiful vases by Dutch designer Klaas Kuiken. In this distinctive process, the first wraps a wire around a bottle, then heats the entire bottle up. When at the correct temperature, the…

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…

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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…

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Villa Ypsilon

Designed by LASSA Architects Villa Ypsilon is a near 500 squared metre home sitting within olive groves in Greece. Its flowing ‘green roof’ delineates three courtyards and shelters an eye-shaped pool and sun-deck. Additional facades trigger shadows at certain times…

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Micro Home

‘Pop-up’ housing always seems to be changing directions! Now, in a collaboration between TripAdvisor Rentals and Wayfair sees a green capsule being inserted into the ‘London Eye’ Ferris Wheel in the form of a micro-apartment. The interior of the apartment…

Ecocapsule

The Ecocapsule is a micro off-grid, transportable, living-quarter. If you’re the kind of person who likes to holiday on a remote mountaintop or jungle in eco-friendly fashion then this could be for you! The ecocapsule is surfing on the latest…

SMART BLINDS

Blinds could soon be powering your home as well as offering shade! Now, SolarGaps have developed ‘smart blinds’ that track sun-movement (via app) which will reduce the energy consumption of a building (by as much as 70%) and cut financial…

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The Fold!

The Boxetti set is a collection of furnitutre by Rolands Landsbergs. The clever trick is that it can be comleted folded up to be put away. A number of sets are available that include Boxetti Private, Boxetti Lounge, Boxetti Practice,…

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Living Tables

If you purchase a plant-filled Living Table, it will surely green-up your home! This low-maintenance planter system was designed by Habitat Horticulture who have been sensitive to producing an attractive yet manageable system that even a naïve green-fingered beginner could…