Warby Parker to Help Google Make “Glass” More Stylish

February 23, 2013 by  
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Google  is reportedly working with trendy eyeglass company  Warby Parker  to design “more-fashionable frames” for its  “Glass” headset , according to anonymous sources quoted by the  New York Times  this week. Warby Parker was founded two years ago, and the company made its mark by introducing a “one for one” business model (for every pair of frames purchased, Warby Parker donates another to someone in need). For its part, it looks like Google is aiming to make Glass a status accessory. The device made its  New York Fashion Week  debut in September when models wore colored versions at  Diane von Furstenberg’s runway show . READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: glasses , Google augmented reality glasses , Google Glass , Google Glass Project , Google technology , high-tech glasses , prototype device , warby parker

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6 Incredibly Disgusting Additives Found in Everyday Foods

February 23, 2013 by  
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The recent scandal over horse meat found in “beef” products in the UK has sent a wave of disgust and panic through the country and beyond — while last year’s uncovering of the true ingredients in pink slime caused some in the US to reconsider their meat-eating habits. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to gross ingredients in our everyday foods. From crushed insects , to shellac and a substance derived from an unsettling part of beaver anatomy, there are many disgusting—and commonly used—food additives out there. Read on to learn more about six of the most surprising and gross ingredients in your food . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal products , cochineal , disgusting additives , disgusting ingredients , food additives , food ingredients , genetic modification , GMOs , gross additives , gross ingredients , horse meat , pink slime , unlabeled food ingredients

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The Sky’s the Limit for Max McMurdo’s New Recycled Airplane Wing Desk

February 22, 2013 by  
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Green designer Max McMurdo has once again put his skills into action to create a fresh new version of his famous ‘Deborah’ airplane wing desk . Named after Dragons’ Den star Deborah Meaden, this classic desk is made from real airplane wings which have been transformed by Max’s Bedfordshire-based company, Reestore Ltd . 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! Read the rest of The Sky’s the Limit for Max McMurdo’s New Recycled Airplane Wing Desk Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , “sustainable furniture” , aeroplane wing desk , deborah airplane wing desk , green design , green interiors , green products , Max McMurdo , recycled airplane wing , Recycled Materials , Reestore , sustainable design , Sustainable Interiors

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Google’s Augmented-Reality Glasses Make an Appearance on the Runway at New York Fashion Week

September 16, 2012 by  
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Fashion designer  Diane von Furstenberg  shared spotlight at New York Fashion Week   with an unlikely collaborator this week:  Google . Von Furstenberg sent Google’s new  augmented-reality specs  down the catwalk at Lincoln Center along with her Spring/Summer 2013 collection. For the show, Google founder Sergey Brin was invited join von Furstenberg and her creative director, Yvan Mispelaere, on the runway for her victory lap, with each of them a pair of the futuristic frames. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2012 New York Fashion Week , augmented reality glasses , Diane von Furstenberg , Google , Google glasses , new york fashion week , ny fashion week , Yvan Mispelaere

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Diane von Furstenberg’s Green-Roofed Penthouse Sits Atop Her NYC Studios

March 23, 2012 by  
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Just steps from the entrance to New York City’s High Line park sits fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg’s flagship store and studios. From the outside, the historic Meatpacking District building looks like a plain brick structure, but design firm Work Architecture has actually transformed the building into a glittering modern work space filled with natural light that shines down through a clear, 6-story staircase. The staircase peaks in a geometric skylight that connects to von Furstenberg’s stunning green-roofed penthouse apartment . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Diane von Furstenberg , diane von furstenberg penthouse , diane von furstenberg studios , dvf , dvf flagship , dvf new york , green apartments , green design , green nyc apartments , green roof , Meatpacking District

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Diane von Furstenberg’s Green-Roofed Penthouse Sits Atop Her NYC Studios

March 23, 2012 by  
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Just steps from the entrance to New York City’s High Line park sits fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg’s flagship store and studios. From the outside, the historic Meatpacking District building looks like a plain brick structure, but design firm Work Architecture has actually transformed the building into a glittering modern work space filled with natural light that shines down through a clear, 6-story staircase. The staircase peaks in a geometric skylight that connects to von Furstenberg’s stunning green-roofed penthouse apartment . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Diane von Furstenberg , diane von furstenberg penthouse , diane von furstenberg studios , dvf , dvf flagship , dvf new york , green apartments , green design , green nyc apartments , green roof , Meatpacking District

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7 Water-Saving Innovations Used by the Garment Industry

March 23, 2012 by  
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It might not be obvious when you’re shopping for new clothes, but according to  World Bank , 17-20 percent of industrial water pollution is caused by the clothing industry. Disheartened by the damage, and in honor of World Water Day, we dug around for some awesome water-saving technologies that companies are employing to keep the life-giving liquid safe for drinking. From sneakers made with waterless dye to jeans that are cleaned with ozone technology instead of water , check out these 7 innovators and their water-saving ways! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Adriano Goldschmied , AG Jeans , AirDye , DyeCoo , eco-fashion , Ethical Fashion , green fashion , Huntsman , Jeanologia , Levi-Strauss , Levis , Nike , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style , water conservation , waterless dyeing , waterless jeans , wearable technology , world water day

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7 Water-Saving Innovations Used by the Garment Industry

March 23, 2012 by  
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It might not be obvious when you’re shopping for new clothes, but according to  World Bank , 17-20 percent of industrial water pollution is caused by the clothing industry. Disheartened by the damage, and in honor of World Water Day, we dug around for some awesome water-saving technologies that companies are employing to keep the life-giving liquid safe for drinking. From sneakers made with waterless dye to jeans that are cleaned with ozone technology instead of water , check out these 7 innovators and their water-saving ways! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Adriano Goldschmied , AG Jeans , AirDye , DyeCoo , eco-fashion , Ethical Fashion , green fashion , Huntsman , Jeanologia , Levi-Strauss , Levis , Nike , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style , water conservation , waterless dyeing , waterless jeans , wearable technology , world water day

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Diane Von Furstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Vena Cava, and More Design Gorgeous Solar Bags To Be Auctioned off on eBay

July 3, 2010 by  
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photo: Diane Von Furstenberg taken by Len Lagrua You’d never think that a solar bag could look this good but when designers like Diane Von Furstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Rogan, Loomstate, Vena Cava and more get into the mix, you’re in for some gorgeous finds.

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Energy Efficient Vacuum From Siemens Sucks 50% Better

December 17, 2009 by  
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Images via unplggd It’s pretty. It’s tiny. And it uses 50% less energy than similar vacuums

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