Graypants’ Mobius Lamp mimics flocks of starlings with sparkling cubes strung from fiber optic cables

July 9, 2015 by  
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The Möbius strip has become a popular motif in design, and it’s easy to see why. It’s challenging to come up with objects limited to one surface and one boundary, which is part of the official definition of this complex mathematical concept. Rarely have we seen lighting designers take it on – until now. Graypants ‘s Mobius lamp is a glimmering low-energy lighting fixture composed of dozens of tiny cubes hung from fiber optic cables. The cubes combine to create a sweeping, curving shape reminiscent of “the undulating forms created by flocks of starlings.” Read the rest of Graypants’ Mobius Lamp mimics flocks of starlings with sparkling cubes strung from fiber optic cables Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “lighting design” , eco design , eco lighting , Graypants , green design , green lighting , ICFF , Mobius band , mobius strip , new york city design , new york city events , new york design , New York design events , new york design week , New York. , sculptural lighting , Seattle , Seattle design , Seattle lighting designers , sustainable design

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Origami-inspired Nanoleaf Gem is a beautiful energy-efficient glass LED

May 29, 2015 by  
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Eco-friendly designs by Udo Heimermann seek socio-environmental harmony

May 29, 2015 by  
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29 inspiring lighting designs from New York Design Week

May 22, 2015 by  
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New York Design Week always inspires us, but this year was especially bright with lighting innovations from all across the globe. We saw ingenuous new ways to make LEDs radiant – using fiber-optics, acrylic tubes and other types of diffusion, as well as LED Edison bulbs, 3D-printed pendants and luminous modular tree lamps. Scroll down to discover the latest and greatest innovations in lighting design on display at New York Design Week . Read the rest of 29 inspiring lighting designs from New York Design Week Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printed galactica table lamp , 3D printed lamps , 3D-printed LED lamps , acorn lamps , Ameico Design , Archilume , Collector , CP Lighting , eco-friendly lighting , Edison Bulb , energy efficient lighting , Foxcat Design , Gem Bulb , Graypantsstudio , green design , green interiors , green lighting , green products , green technology , Greenfire Mobius LED and fiberoptic lighting , hanging Tearlights , Jamie Durie , LED filament bulbs , LED lighting , LEDs , Mater Design , modular NON Linear LED lights , new york design week , NI LED parasol , Niche Modern , Nondesign , nyc x design , paper cut out lamps , paper origami lamps , plumen , Plumen bulb , Robbert Debbane , Splyt LED light trees , Storyboard Furniture , sustainable design , Sustainable Interiors , sustainable technology , Terho Lamps , Urban Chandy

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Rent a herd of goats on Amazon to mow your lawn

May 22, 2015 by  
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Amazon never ceases to amaze us with their product and service offerings. Sure, they started out as a speedy way to get cheap books, but those days are a faint memory as their lineup has expanded to include groceries, streaming movies, and a host of other necessities and not-so-necessary things. Now, you can turn to Amazon for your lawncare needs as well, using their Hire a Goat Grazer service to rent a herd of goats to mow your lawn. Read the rest of Rent a herd of goats on Amazon to mow your lawn Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amazon , goat grazing , herd of goats , hiring goats , lawncare , natural lawn mowing , natural lawncare , renting goats , where to rent goats

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This mind-blowing Stella mirror is a window into infinity

May 21, 2015 by  
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8 transforming, double-duty furniture designs spotted at ICFF 2015

May 18, 2015 by  
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The International Contemporary Furniture Fair opened its doors this past Saturday at New York’s Javits Center , inviting design fans to delve into 165,000 net square feet of home furnishing goodness. Known for being New York Design Week ‘s heaviest hitter, the show has grown even larger this year with an entire additional floor of exhibitors. Inhabitat hit the ICFF scene this weekend, and one of the design trends that stood out to us was an even more pronounced presence of multi-purpose, transforming furniture . From chairs that charge your phone to entertainment systems that slide out into beds, read on for our top double-duty furniture picks. Read the rest of 8 transforming, double-duty furniture designs spotted at ICFF 2015 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , “sustainable furniture” , design events , design shows , double duty furniture , green design , green housewares , green interiors , green products , ICFF , International Contemporary Furniture Fair , new york design week , nyc x design , sustainable design , Transforming Furniture

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OffCentre invites nature into small spaces with hand blown glass

May 16, 2015 by  
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20 Fascinating Design Finds Spotted at WantedDesign 2015

May 16, 2015 by  
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WantedDesign has become one of New York Design Week ‘s most popular shows and, as usual, this year’s lineup did not disappoint. The innovative collection of home furnishings, decorative objects and art took over Manhattan’s Terminal Stores starting yesterday, turning it into a block-long tunnel of design eye candy. We encourage you check it out yourself before it ends on the 19th, but if you aren’t able to make it, come along on our photo tour of our favorite designs from the show! Read the rest of 20 Fascinating Design Finds Spotted at WantedDesign 2015 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , eco products , energy efficient lights , green design , green interiors , new york design week , new york design week 2014 , nycxdesign , nycxdesign 2015 , nydw , sustainable design , wanted design , Wanted Design 2015 , wanted designs , wanteddesign

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Raw Studio’s LED Lamps Offer an Enlightened Alternative to Antler Hunting Trophies

June 19, 2014 by  
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We’ll never understand how taxidermy chic took off – after all, what’s so attractive about decking the walls with dead animals? UK-based Raw Studio offers an enlightened alternative to traditional hunting trophies with their brilliant antler-shaped LED lamp . It’s shaped like a plaque with branching antlers, and it’s lined with a strip of low-energy LED lights that provide subtle illumination. Read the rest of Raw Studio’s LED Lamps Offer an Enlightened Alternative to Antler Hunting Trophies Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antler-shaped LED lighting fixture , energy efficient lighting , Furniture Fair New York 2014 , hunting trophies design , icff 2014 , ICFF lighting design , lamp design , LED lighting fixture , LED lights , Raw Studio design , Raw Studio ICFF

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