IVANKA’s RainHouse Transforms Rain into Pure Drinking Water

April 30, 2014 by  
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Dots Design Studio’s Beautiful PLYbikes are Handcrafted From Wood

April 23, 2014 by  
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Bangkok -based Dots Design Studio makes handcrafted bicycles with glorious timber parts. Their PLYbike is made from strong stripy pieces of sandwiched wood veneer. The bikes are perfect for taking a spin around town, they were recently showcased at this year’s Milan Design Week . Read the rest of Dots Design Studio’s Beautiful PLYbikes are Handcrafted From Wood Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycles , Dots Design Studio , eco-travel , green materials , green products , PLYbike , plywood bikes , Thai design

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A Second Peek at Milan Design Week’s Brera District

April 18, 2014 by  
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Best Green Designs From the Final Days of Milan Design Week

April 18, 2014 by  
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Iskos Berlin’s Wavy Felt Lamp Mimics Marilyn Monroe’s Famous Wind-Blown Dress

April 17, 2014 by  
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The Birth of Marilyn is a wavy felt lamp shade inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s famous wind-blown dress. Danish design duo Iskos Berlin  made the lamp without the use of any glue or resin. Using a process called thermoforming, the designers create sensual shapes that look like they’re floating in mid air. The Birth of Marilyn enticed the curiosity of those visiting this year’s Milan Design Week . Read the rest of Iskos Berlin’s Wavy Felt Lamp Mimics Marilyn Monroe’s Famous Wind-Blown Dress Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Danish designers , felt lamps , green design , Iskos Berlin , Iskos Berlin lamp , lamp shade design , Milan Design Week , Milan Furniture Fair , The Birth of Marilyn , The Birth of Marilyn lamp

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STIK Chair Made From Bundles of Tightly Stacked Twigs Shows the Creative Power of Addition

April 16, 2014 by  
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STIK Chair is made from a bundle of precisely cut natural sticks tied together with cords. Designers Johan Jeppesen and Jesper Su Rosenmeier took some of the conventional binding techniques used in making rattan and bamboo furniture and reinterpreted them creating a fresh new design. The chair is part of the Morphology program established by the Royal Danish Academy Schools of Architecture and Design , and was one of several student projects featured at this year’s Milan Design Week . Read the rest of STIK Chair Made From Bundles of Tightly Stacked Twigs Shows the Creative Power of Addition Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: chair design , chair Milan Design Week , danish design Milan , danish students Milan , Milan Design Week , Mulan furniture fair , natural materials furniture , Royal Danish Academy Schools of Architecture and Design , Salone del mobile , sticks chair , STIK Chair , student furniture design , Sustainable Upholstery

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NASA Set to Launch its First Vegetable Greenhouses Into Space!

April 14, 2014 by  
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Futuristic scenarios in which astronauts consume pills instead of food couldn’t be further from the truth, thanks to new devices for growing fresh vegetables in space. NASA’s next resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) will include the world’s first vegetable growth chamber ! The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, scheduled to be launched today at 4:58 pm EST, will carry the “Veggie” device to the ISS, where astronauts plan to grow fresh produce. Read the rest of NASA Set to Launch its First Vegetable Greenhouses Into Space! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: astronauts food , food in space , green technology , ISS plant growth , NASA food , NASA mission. ISS food , NASA resupply mission , NASA technology , NASA Veggie , ORBITEC Veggie

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Nike’s Aerostatic Dome is World’s First Structure Supported Entirely by a Helium-Filled Canopy

April 10, 2014 by  
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To celebrate the launch of the  KOBE 9 Elite Low HTM at this year’s Milan Design Week, Nike teamed up with Arthur Huang, founder of upcycling company MINIWIZ , to create a stunning aerostatic dome supported by nothing more than a helium-filled canopy. Located at Palazzo Clerici in Milan, it’s the first architectural structure which uses zero compressive elements . What’s more, the entire pavilion can be deflated and relocated to another location inside five pieces of check-in luggage. Read the rest of Nike’s Aerostatic Dome is World’s First Structure Supported Entirely by a Helium-Filled Canopy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aero-static dome at Milan design week by Arthur Huang , aero-static dome at Palazzo Clerici in Milan , aero-static dome supported by helium-filled canopy , helium-filled balloon supports entire structure , KOBE 9 Elite Low HTM at Milan Design Week , MINIWIZ builds an aero-static dome for design week , Nike’s aero-static dome at Milan Design Week , Nike’s Flynit technology fused with modern architecture , structure with zero compressive elements

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Amazing Solar-Powered Machine Creates News from Social Media at Milan Design Week

April 8, 2014 by  
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Dezeen and Space Caviar , which is led by former Domus editor Joseph Grima, created a publication specially designed for those who suffer from the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO). Created for this year’s Milan Design Week, the free FOMO publication is automatically generated by an algorithmic journalism machine that takes content from social media and conferences during the event. Read the rest of Amazing Solar-Powered Machine Creates News from Social Media at Milan Design Week Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , dezeen , FOMO , green gadgets , journalistic machine , Milan Design Week , Milan Furniture Fair , Solar Power , Space Caviar

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Multi Level DIY Saunalautta Raft Boasts its Own Private Sauna – and You Can Rent it!

April 8, 2014 by  
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