Cleanoscope: Kaleidoscopic Trash Bin Turns Discarded Objects Into Art

February 10, 2012 by  
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Mumbai-based designers Nishant Jethi and Aalap Deasi have developed a psychedelic public trash bin that rewards people for properly disposing of their waste by displaying colorful kaleidoscope patterns. Dubbed the Cleanoscope, the eco-friendly bin shows that “cleanliness creates beauty” by making waste disposal a creative act rather than a dull task. Read the rest of Cleanoscope: Kaleidoscopic Trash Bin Turns Discarded Objects Into Art Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Aalap Deasi , Cleanoscope , green cleaning , green products , indian design , Nishant Jethi , Psychodelic bin , rubbish bin , Urban design , waste disposal

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Dublin’s Beautiful 3 Mews Houses Weave Natural Daylight and Lush Gardens Into Its Industrial Aesthetic

February 10, 2012 by  
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Formafantasma Crafty Vessels are made from Flour, Agricultural Waste and Limestone

February 10, 2012 by  
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Using sustainable design as a bridge between craftwork and the industry, this collection of earthy vessels combines low-impact materials and old world techniques to create durable, functional objects. Designed by Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin of  Formafantasma , the Autarky Vessels are handmade containers created using only natural materials and plant-based dyes that have been cooked at low temperature. Made from a biomaterial consisting of 70% flour, 20% agricultural waste and 10% limestone, these designs take a critical approach to sustainability, focusing in on an autonomous way of producing goods while rediscovering old techniques. Read the rest of Formafantasma Crafty Vessels are made from Flour, Agricultural Waste and Limestone Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “natural materials” , agricultural waste , Andrea Trimarchi , Autarky vessels , Botanical , composite material , Design Academy of Eindhoven , eggs coating , flour containers , Formafantasma , green materials , green products , green resources , italian design , natural dyes , natural limestone , Simone Farresin

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