World’s Largest Garment Made From Golden Spider Silk Now on Display

January 19, 2012 by  
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We couldn’t believe our eyes when we saw this glistening yellow cape made from spider silk . The un-dyed, untreated garment is the world’s largest piece of clothing made entirely from the durable natural material. Now on public display at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the textile accredits its unearthly glow to the lady golden orb spider. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco-fashion , eco-friendly capes , Ethical Fashion , golden orb spiders , green fashion , London , madagascar , Nicholas Godley , spider silk , sustainable capes , Sustainable Fashion , U.K. , united kingdom , Victoria & Albert Museum

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Sunshine in a Bottle: Consol’s Solar Jar Captures the Sun’s Rays and Lights Up at Night

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There are all kinds of awesome sustainable lighting projects illuminating the planet these days but we have developed a new soft spot for the Consol Solar Jar from South Africa. A clever solar panel fitted onto the jar’s lid absorbs solar energy during the day and when the sun goes down, the little LED light inside the jar is ready to be switched on. Read the rest of Sunshine in a Bottle: Consol’s Solar Jar Captures the Sun’s Rays and Lights Up at Night Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bottled sunshine , Consol , Consol solar jar , eco design , glass , green design , green lighting , LED lighting , outdoor lighting , preserve jar , South Africa , sustainable design , sustainable lighting

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SOM Unveils Soaring Daylit Tower for China’s Greenland Group Suzhou Center

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SOM Unveils Soaring Daylit Tower for China’s Greenland Group Suzhou Center

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