Edward Linacre’s Beautiful Honeycomb Nest Lamp Packs Flat to Ship

April 18, 2013 by  
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Edward Linacre ‘s Nest Lamp is a beautiful flat-pack pendant light crafted from fast-growing bamboo veneer. The lamp’s interlocking design is inspired by forms found in nature , such as the honeycomb structure of beehives. Read the rest of Edward Linacre’s Beautiful Honeycomb Nest Lamp Packs Flat to Ship Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Australian design , bamboo veneer , Edward Linacre , green lighting , green materials , interlocking , Melbourne Movement , The Nest Lamp        

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Brilliant Gingko Umbrella is Sturdy, 100% Recyclable, and Made from Interchangeable Parts

April 18, 2013 by  
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Forecasters predict 2012 to be a record-breaking year for tropical storms – and a truly sturdy umbrella is essential for dealing with pouring rain and gusting winds. A new crowdfunded umbrella called the Gingko promises to stand up to impending wind and rain, and it can be born again as a new umbrella in the event that it’s damaged. The umbrella is made from recycled polypropylene, and its piecemeal parts are interchangeable and can be used to assemble another umbrella should it break. Read the rest of Brilliant Gingko Umbrella is Sturdy, 100% Recyclable, and Made from Interchangeable Parts Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: broken umbrellas , durable umbrella , eco design , Gingko , green design , recyclable Umbrella , sustainable design        

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World’s Largest Tropical Ice Sheet Took at Least 1,600 Years to Form and Only 25 to Melt

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The Quelccya ice cap in the Andes Mountains of Peru took upwards of 1,600 years to form, and it could have formed as long as 6,000 years ago, but it took just 25 years to melt away . Scientists from Ohio State University reported this month that global warming has caused the world’s largest tropical sheet ice to rapidly recede 40 times faster than ever before. Despite the concern caused by the rapid melting, the receding ice has exposed ancient plants that were buried for thousands of years, giving scientists a hauntingly accurate measure of the ice sheet’s age and movements. Read the rest of World’s Largest Tropical Ice Sheet Took at Least 1,600 Years to Form and Only 25 to Melt Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Andes Glacier melting , Climate Change , eco design , glaciers melting , global warming , green design , ice cap melting , ice loss , Quelccya Ice Cap , sustainable design        

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Urban Chandy’s Funky Recycled Chandeliers Coming to BKLYN Designs 2013

April 18, 2013 by  
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If you’re bored of seeing the same old bulbs, Urban Chandy’s brand of funky chandeliers can add some light to your life. Made in Brooklyn using recycled and reclaimed materials, these unique lighting designs pair polish with pop perfectly to achieve effortless cool in any room. Urban Chandy will be displaying their goods at the BKLYN Designs showcase of Brooklyn-made home goods this May, but if you don’t want to wait, click through to our sneak peek here . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “natural materials” , 2013 , BKLYN Designs , Brooklyn , Design , eco chic , eco design , eco lighting , Edison bulbs , green design , navy yard , reclaimed wood , salvaged barn wood , sustainable design , Urban Chandy , urban chic , vintage        

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