Nendo unveils stylish I beam-inspired rocking horses for Kartell

April 11, 2016 by  
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Prolific Japanese studio Nendo has unveiled their latest minimalist and stylish take on a traditional product: the rocking horse. Crafted from three curved pieces of transparent plastic, the H Rocking Horse references the steel I beams—also known as H beams—used in large structures like skyscrapers. The playful toy was created for Italian furniture brand Kartell and will be presented at the 2016 Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan. + Nendo 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!

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Pega’s WindUp Chair Charges Your Smartphone as You Sit

April 15, 2013 by  
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Pega just unveiled a new WindUp Chair at Milan Design Week that charges your smartphone as you sit! Simply wind up the oversized clockwork mechanism incorporated in the chair’s wooden backrest and plug in your phone – as the flywheel unwinds, it charges your device. Read the rest of Pega’s WindUp Chair Charges Your Smartphone as You Sit Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Chair , chair design , interactive chair design , interactive design , interactive furniture , Interactive Objects , Milan Design Fair , Milan International Furniture Fair 2013 , Pega D&E , PegaDesign Wind Up Chair , Taiwan chair design , Taiwan designers        

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Tiny Tin Nanocrystals Help Form the Lithium-Ion Battery of the Future

April 15, 2013 by  
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From cell phones to electric vehicles, lithium-ion batteries are the power pack of choice. They are capable of keeping large amounts of energy in a small space with relatively little weight, making them an efficient means of saving and delivering electricity. Researchers led by Maksym Kovalenko from the Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry at ETH Zurich and Empa have developed a battery using tin nanocrystals for the anode that enable twice as much energy to be stored. Read the rest of Tiny Tin Nanocrystals Help Form the Lithium-Ion Battery of the Future Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: anode , electrolyte , EMPA , ETH Zurich , lithium ion battery , maksym kovalenko , nanocrystal , nanomaterial , tin        

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Superstudio Designers Shine Bright at the Milan Furniture Fair

May 1, 2012 by  
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Read the rest of Superstudio Designers Shine Bright at the Milan Furniture Fair Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , 2012 milan design week , 2012 Milan Furniture Fair , Design , Exhibition , Fair , Fuori Salone , Fuori Salone 2012 , green lighting , ilide , italy , Milan Design Fair , Milan Design Week , Milan I Saloni , new designers , Superstudio , Superstudio Piu , sustainable furnishings

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100% Recycled Pendant Lamps Find New Use For Yarn Spools

April 26, 2010 by  
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Italy-based design studio King + has created a beautiful set of pendant lamps made from recycled textile spools that were once used to dye yarn. Dubbed Re + , the pendant fixtures come in various customizable colors and are as sustainable as they are contemporary .

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Bicycle Powered LED Lamp Runs Completely Off the Grid

April 23, 2010 by  
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Milan Design Week may have officially ended, but there’s a great crop of green designs that are still surfacing. One of our favorites is this awesome bicycle-powered LED lamp spotted by Petz Scholtus over at Treehugger

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Field Eco Art Exhibit Features 500 Shoes with Living Green Laces

April 22, 2010 by  
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We all have a friend with a coveted shoe collection, and Inhabitat may just have found its very own lustworthy selection of lace-ups. On show at this year’s Milan Furniture Fair , Field is an installation by Dominic Wilcox featuring 500 eco-friendly Terra Plana shoes.

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The Best Green Designs From Milan Design Week!

April 21, 2010 by  
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NASA’s Gift to Earth: A Climate Change Supercomputer

April 21, 2010 by  
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Just in time for Earth Day , a new NASA data-crunching tool aims to revolutionize global climate change research. NASA Earth Exchange, or NEX , uses a 128-screen supercomputer to combine satellite images, research data and modeling software

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Triennale Design Museum Milan: An Inspired Use of Green Materials

April 18, 2010 by  
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