The Lichtbed is a Giant, Dreamy Shape-Shifting Daybed

April 30, 2012 by  
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Would you like a ‘throne’ of your own, or perhaps a fluffy picnic space? Lichtbed is an experimental project by architecture practice 51n4e and textile designers Chevalier-Masson and Julie Vandenbroucke. The oversized daybed that explores social relations and the boundaries between openness and privacy allowing sitters to chose the size of their own personal space. Read the rest of The Lichtbed is a Giant, Dreamy Shape-Shifting Daybed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , 51n4e , belgium , chevalier-masson , daybed , Design , julie vandenbroucke , lichtbed , milan design week 2012 , perspectives , social relations , wool

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Herb2 from FABRIKAAT Is an Innovative Indoor Vertical Garden Wall

April 27, 2012 by  
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Designed for urban homes that are short on gardening space, the  Herb² is a transformable partition wall that can can bring succulents to any room in a modern and stylish way. Exhibited at the FABRIKAAT exhibition during this year’s  Milan Design Week , this beautiful piece was designed by Mariann Hildal and Milda Liubinskaite as a part of the Master of Interior Architecture and Retail Design program at Rotterdam’s  Piet Zwart Institute . Read the rest of Herb2 from FABRIKAAT Is an Innovative Indoor Vertical Garden Wall Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: dutch design , Fabrikaat , Folding Wall , Green Partition , Herb2 , milan design week 2012 , Piet Zwart Institute , plant wall , Salone Del Mobile 2012 , School Projects , Ventura Lambrate 2012 , vertical garden

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Solar-Powered Restaurant Aan Zee Rests Lightly in the Dunes in the Netherlands

April 27, 2012 by  
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Studio Besau-Marguerre’s ‘Greenhouse to Go’ Can Be Toted Around Like a Purse

April 27, 2012 by  
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If Lady Gaga ever decides to go green with her fashion choices, we think this greenhouse shaped like a purse could be one of her favorite accessories. Designed by  Studio Besau-Marguerre and Adrien Petrucci and showcased at last week’s  Milan Furniture Fair , the Greenhouse to Go is a portable greenhouse that combines art, design, fashion and plants into one enlightened piece. While this design may seem tongue-in-cheek at first glance, the Greenhouse to Go is a concept that explores the value of plant-life within our existence. Read the rest of Studio Besau-Marguerre’s ‘Greenhouse to Go’ Can Be Toted Around Like a Purse Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adrien petrucci , eco-fashion , greenhouse accessories , greenhouse purse , greenhouse to go , Milan , Milan Design Week , milan design week 2012 , Milan Furniture Fair , modern greenhouse design , portable greenhouse , Salone del mobile , studio besau-marguerre

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The Best Green Furniture From Milan Design Week: Fiera Milano Day 2

April 27, 2012 by  
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Louise Campbell’s Intricate Papercuts Lamps Shine at Milan Design Week

April 25, 2012 by  
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Danish designer Louise Campbell ‘s intricate  Papercuts series of paper lamps really shined during  Milan Design Week . Folded from paper just like origami and then sliced with delicate cutouts, the fixtures cast festive shadows on the wall when illuminated. Campbell crafted the fixtures with the support of  Danish Crafts , and has received several international awards for her designs. Read the rest of Louise Campbell’s Intricate Papercuts Lamps Shine at Milan Design Week Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: danish crafts , eco design , electric lamps , green design , lamps , Louis Paulson Lighting , louise campbell , Milan Design Week , milan design week 2012 , paper lamps , papercut lamps , papercuts lamps , sustainable design

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A Pair Travels from NYC to San Francisco by Electric Bike to Educate Americans on Green Transportation

April 25, 2012 by  
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Boris Mordkovich and Anna Mostovetsky thrive on adventure and share an enduring passion for the environment, so when they started EVELO , an electric bike company in New York, they wanted to find a way to raise awareness about green transportation. After some thought, the pair took on one daunting undertaking, deciding to set off on a  trans-American electric bike tour. Now two and a half weeks in, the journey is taking the pair from New York City to San Francisco by electric bike, with stops along the way to give talks and test rides to anyone who might be curious about the technology. Read the rest of A Pair Travels from NYC to San Francisco by Electric Bike to Educate Americans on Green Transportation Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Anna Mostovetsky , Bike Battery , Bike Paths , Bike Ride , Bike Tour , Boris Mordkovich , E-Bike rides , electric bicycle , Evelo Bikes , Google maps , green transportation , New York City Bike , San Francisco Bike , solar battery , Trans-American Electric Bike Tour

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Moss Table by Biophotovoltaics Generates Electricity Through Photosynthesis

April 25, 2012 by  
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What if your lamp and laptop could be  powered by plants ? ‘Moss Table’ by Biophotovoltaics is an innovative concept product demonstrating the future potential of Bio-Photo-Voltaic (BPV) technology. Here electricity is generated from the electrons captured by conductive fibers inside the moss table . The technology turns energy that would otherwise be wasted in the photosynthesis process into power that can be put to practical use. Read the rest of Moss Table by Biophotovoltaics Generates Electricity Through Photosynthesis Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , algae power , bio energy harvesting , biophotovoltaic , biophotovoltaics , BPV , eco furniture , energy generating furniture , green design , living tables , milan design week 2012 , MoSS , moss table , table

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IKEA PS Unveils Smart, Sustainable Designs at Ventura Lambrate During Milan Design Week 2012

April 23, 2012 by  
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Leading Botanical Institutions Team Up To Produce Online Catalog of All Plants on Earth

April 23, 2012 by  
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In an effort to help prevent further loss of plant biodiversity around the world, four leading botanical institutions have announced plans to team up and catalog every plant on Earth . The New York Botanical Garden , the Missouri Botanical Garden , the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew , and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will join together to develop the first comprehensive online catalog of the world’s plants. The massive project will include information about as many as 400,000 different plant species, and it will be available online for free in 2020. Read the rest of Leading Botanical Institutions Team Up To Produce Online Catalog of All Plants on Earth Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: botany , Climate Change , deforestation , endangered species , global warming , missouri botanical garden , new york botanical garden , Plant List , plants , Royal Botanic Garden , World Flora , world flora project

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