Designers Unveil Dazzling Low-Energy Lights at Euroluce 2013 During Milan Design Week

April 17, 2013 by  
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The 2013 Euroluce exhibition during Milan Design Week featured striking light installations that balance high technology with emotive aesthetics and intangibility with functionality. These might seem like opposing concepts, but they are two faces of the same coin. This year designers showcased an incredible range of energy-efficient lights that open new possibilities for the timeless interplay between light and shadow – read on for a first look! Read the rest of Designers Unveil Dazzling Low-Energy Lights at Euroluce 2013 During Milan Design Week Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: design events , eco design , energy efficient lighting , Euroluce , euroluce 2013 , green design , green lighting , LED lighting , Milan Design , milan design 2013 , Milan Design Week , Milan Design Week 2013 , Milan Furniture Fair , milan furniture fair 2013 , Salone del mobile , salone del mobile 2013 , sustainable design , sustainable lighting        

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Hybrid Energy Harvester Uses Both Sunlight and Vibrations to Generate Electricity

April 17, 2013 by  
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Why just harness  light or vibration individually when you can use both to create electricity? Making sure to fully exploit both sun and sound simultaneously, researchers from  Sungkyunkwan University and Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology in South Korea have engineered a novel new device standing only 300nm tall. Publishing their work in the most recent issue of Nanotechnology , the team explained how their hybrid harvester could take advantage of the separate sources of energy to produce a single, constant output of electricity. Read the rest of Hybrid Energy Harvester Uses Both Sunlight and Vibrations to Generate Electricity Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: dae-yeong lee , Electricity , hybrid harvester , Light , nanotechnology , piezoelectric generator , power , samsung advanced institute of technology , silicon nanopillars , south korea , Sungkyunkwan University , vibration        

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DIY: Learn How Make Your Own Aloe Vera Toothpaste

April 17, 2013 by  
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Looking for an all-natural toothpaste for those pearly whites? If you question what chemicals could be lurking in those brand name toothpastes, here’s an easy DIY project that wil yield refreshing, non-toxic aloe vera toothpaste gel . All you need is four ingredients: aloe vera gel (it’s best if you get it straight from the plant), baking soda, vegetable glycerin and fresh mint. In just five minutes you’ll have a soothing, antibacterial toothpaste that’s good for you and your teeth. Head over to Inhabitots for the complete instructions! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aloe vera , aloe vera toothpaste , DIY , DIY toothpaste , homemade toothpaste , how to make toothpaste , how-to , Inhabitots , natural dental care , natural toothpaste        

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Design Students Show Off Their Creative Prowess at Ventura Lambrate During Milan Design Week 2013

April 17, 2013 by  
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Zona Tortona Designers Experiment with Natural and Innovative Materials at the 2013 Milan Furniture Fair

April 15, 2013 by  
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Tom Dixon Debuts Exciting New Designs at the 2013 Milan Furniture Fair

April 11, 2013 by  
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The Salone Satellite Impresses at Milan Design Week with Exciting Prospects from Designers Worldwide

April 10, 2013 by  
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Renault Taps Ross Lovegrove to Design Twin’Z Electric Concept Car

April 10, 2013 by  
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Renault and British designer Ross Lovegrove just took the wraps off the Renault Twin’Z electric concept car. The Twin’Z is an all-electric city car with rear-wheel drive, a 100 mile range and a 86-hp rear-mounted electric motor . It draws its inspiration from the heritage of some of the Renault’s other models like the Renault 5 and Renault Twingo, but Renault invited British designer Ross Lovegrove to add some extra design touches. Read the rest of Renault Taps Ross Lovegrove to Design Twin’Z Electric Concept Car Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: automotive design , Design , electric car , electric motor , green car , Renault , renault electric car , Renault Twin’Z concept car , Ross Lovegrove        

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