Graphic Artist Daniel Speight Turns Discarded Books into Screenprinted Cityscapes

September 27, 2012 by  
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Thomas Allen Turns Tired Pulp Fiction Book Covers Into Pop-Up Sculptures

May 14, 2012 by  
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Gary Taxali Recycles Used Book Covers Into Cool Art Emblazoned with His Signature Retro Drawings

May 7, 2012 by  
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Miler Lagos’ Awesome Book Igloo is Stacked High with Recycled Reading Materials

April 16, 2012 by  
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UPS Expands London Olympics Fleet to Include Biomethane Vehicles

April 16, 2012 by  
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UPS has added 10 large biomethane diesel trucks to its dedicated 2012 London Olympics fleet. With Olympic organizers striving to put on the greenest and most ethical games ever and the city struggling to find find ways to control air pollution , the addition to UPS’s fleet is a dose of good news. For UPS, this announcement adds to the logistic giant’s commitment to turn “Brown” more “green.” Read the rest of UPS Expands London Olympics Fleet to Include Biomethane Vehicles Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alternative fuels , biomethane , Biomethane diesel , biomethane trucks , diesel , greenhouse gas emissions , London , London Olympics , olympics , organic waste , united parcel service , UPS

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Book Camera Created From Recycled Photography Texts

April 10, 2012 by  
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We love seeing quirky cameras made from inventive materials here at Inhabitat – in the past we’ve showcased everything from Lego TLR cameras to Leica-style paper pinhole cameras . The latest kit to catch our eye is this incredible camera made from old photography books! Crafted from a stack of hollowed out tomes, this clever camera is the latest collaboration from Swiss artists Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs ( Tonk ) . Read the rest of Book Camera Created From Recycled Photography Texts Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biophile camera , book artwork , green camera design , inventive cameras , recycled books , sustainable design , Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs

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Spiraling Tower of 15,000 Books Celebrates Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre

February 14, 2012 by  
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OFFECCT’s Adaptable Green Divider Will Infuse Life Into Any Office Space

February 14, 2012 by  
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Transform a dull and drab office space by injecting some life back into it with this cool, new ‘ Green Divider ‘ by Swedish designers  Louise Hederström and  OFFECCT . This living sectioning device looks brilliant with any sized plant, and works especially well with leafy and vine-like vegetation to create a private, green space. Read the rest of OFFECCT’s Adaptable Green Divider Will Infuse Life Into Any Office Space Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: green design , green divider , interior design , Louise Hederström , offecct , spatial indoor design , Swedish green design

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Beautiful Artichoke-Shaped Pendant Lamps Made From Recycled Novels, Maps and Magazines

January 20, 2012 by  
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New York-based architect Allison Patrick set herself the goal of creating 30 DIY designs in 30 weeks, and she called it the 30x30x3 Project . Based on her own version of the 3 R’s (Reduce, Reuse, and Redecorate), the project features lots of gems – like these wonderful hanging pendant lamps made from all sorts of paper including boring novels, USA road maps, and colorful glossy magazines. Shaped like artichokes, these cute multifaceted luminaires lend a lovely glow to any room – and they’re available on Etsy or you try your hand at making your own DIY version. Read the rest of Beautiful Artichoke-Shaped Pendant Lamps Made From Recycled Novels, Maps and Magazines Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , etsy , green home decor , green lighting , recycled books , recycled magazines , recycled maps , Recycled Materials , recycled paper lamps

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Cecilia Levy’s Dainty Little Tea Cups Are Made From Recycled Book Pages

January 4, 2012 by  
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These beautiful teacups made by Swedish artist Cecilia Levy are not only beautiful to look at but also light on the environment! Made from recycled book pages, each cup and saucer is a unique piece of art that you certainly wouldn’t want to pour your coffee in. After receiving an MFA in graphic design and teaching at the College of Arts and Crafts in Gothenburg , Levy decided to really get to know her medium by taking bookbinding classes. Working intensively with her hands, she realized books could be pieces of art too – read on for a look at her incredible work! Read the rest of Cecilia Levy’s Dainty Little Tea Cups Are Made From Recycled Book Pages Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , book art , cecilia levy , eco sculpture , eco-art , green art , green books , green sculpture , green tea cups , paper art , paper products , recycled art , recycled books , Recycled Materials , recycled sculpture , salvaged materials , sustainable art , swedish artists , tea cup art

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