Contemporary Invermay House handsomely pairs spotted gum with concrete

April 20, 2015 by  
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Thunderwear: Flame-Proof Underwear Protects Firefighters and Steelworkers From High Heat

October 19, 2014 by  
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The fires outside aren’t the only flames that firefighters and steelworkers must deal with everyday–the high heat can pass through their outer protective layers and burn through their cotton undergarments. That’s why Swedish underwear maker Björn Borg developed Thunderwear, a line of flame-proof underwear for men and women to protect them from the dangerous sparks. Björn Borg teamed up with the European Space Agency to make the Thunderwear garments from Nomex, a fire-resistant textile used in spacesuits. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Björn Borg , european space agency , fire resistant clothing , fire resistant underwear , flame proof underwear , Nomex , thunderwear

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6 Tips to Protect Your Home From Wildfires

June 12, 2012 by  
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Are High Energy Bills the Key to Stopping Climate Change?

June 12, 2012 by  
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Environmental campaigners have decided that the key to preventing climate change is not to focus on the natural impact, but something that everyone cares about – our energy bills. It makes sense – people are more likely to care about alternative energy and the environment if their gas and electricity bills are soaring through the roof. As a result,  Greenpeace has urged UK Prime Minister David Cameron to “take personal responsibility for protecting consumers from high energy prices” and  delivered a giant bill to energy giant Centrica HQ . Read the rest of Are High Energy Bills the Key to Stopping Climate Change? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Centrica , Climate Change , David Cameron , energy bills , environmental campaigners , fuel bills , high energy bills , high energy prices , Republican Party , rio+20

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Seung-Yong Song’s Striking Dami Collection Takes Inspiration from Traditional Design

June 12, 2012 by  
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Inspired by traditional basket-woven forms, the Dami Collection , designed by Korea’s  Seung-Yong Song , uses a CNC processing technique to create its striking shapes. The ‘Dami’ takes its name after the Korean verb meaning ‘to put in’, and the cool designs use a new,  eco-friendly material called  Valchromat to keep production sustainable. Read the rest of Seung-Yong Song’s Striking Dami Collection Takes Inspiration from Traditional Design Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Basket Furniture , CNC Technique , Dami Collection , eco-friendly material , Korean Design , Korean Grill , Seung Yong Song , Valchromat

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Folding Stealth Desklamp Illuminates Your Computer Keyboard with a Row of LEDs

June 12, 2012 by  
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With the shift from paper to digital media, our desks don’t need as much light as they did once before. With this in mind, Belgian designer Tim Baute, from Interror.be, created a flatpack lamp with a row of  LED lights that gently illuminate your keyboard and the surrounding space. Energy-efficient, compact, easy to transport, and elegant, the Stealth Desklamp was carefully designed to respect resources and materials. Read the rest of Folding Stealth Desklamp Illuminates Your Computer Keyboard with a Row of LEDs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , computer light , DMY Berlin 2012 , Flatpack , green lighting , green products , Interror.be , LED , powdercoated steel , Sculptural light , Stealth Desklamp

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