Sunshine in a Bottle: Consol’s Solar Jar Captures the Sun’s Rays and Lights Up at Night

January 19, 2012 by  
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There are all kinds of awesome sustainable lighting projects illuminating the planet these days but we have developed a new soft spot for the Consol Solar Jar from South Africa. A clever solar panel fitted onto the jar’s lid absorbs solar energy during the day and when the sun goes down, the little LED light inside the jar is ready to be switched on. Read the rest of Sunshine in a Bottle: Consol’s Solar Jar Captures the Sun’s Rays and Lights Up at Night Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bottled sunshine , Consol , Consol solar jar , eco design , glass , green design , green lighting , LED lighting , outdoor lighting , preserve jar , South Africa , sustainable design , sustainable lighting

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SOM Unveils Soaring Daylit Tower for China’s Greenland Group Suzhou Center

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The Lolilla Chair Takes Inspiration from the Beautiful Flamenco Dresses of Spain

January 19, 2012 by  
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Ahsayane Studio may be Brussels-based, but their Lolilla Chair takes inspiration from the beautiful and bold flamenco dresses of southern Spain. To make the chair, the designers fashioned ruffles and swirls using red and white fabric and hand mounted each piece one by one by with 120 bicolor balls atop white chair legs. + Ahsayane Studio The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , Ahsayane Studio , flamenco chair , flamenco dresses , flamenco furniture , flower chair , hand made chairs , Lolilla Chair

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