02.15.12

Turning Plastic Bottles Into Solar Light Bulbs

Very Interesting Use of Plastic Bottle This may be the most resourceful use of an old Pepsi bottle we’ve ever seen. An initiative in the Philippines called ‘Liter of Light’ from the MyShelter Foundation aims to…

Absolut in a box?

08.01.11

‘Ecohols’: would you buy this product?

Would you buy your Absolut in a carton? How important is that bottle to the brand experience, to the perceived value of the product? Should it be about the brand and the contents of the product? It’s…

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07.12.11

Why Take The Stairs?

On the LTT inspiration radar, we focus on ‘pace, space and interface.’ Here’s an irreverent intersection of all three. Train commuters in the Netherlands now have the option of the taking the stairs or using a…

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06.16.11

Furniture: Salvaged Tree Trunks

We spotted these inspired designs by Russian artist Denis Milovanov, turning salvaged wood into one-of-a-kind furniture. For Milovanov, a “tree stump is not something dead but full of creative potential,” and he seeks out only wood from…

Van Gogh Living Wall

06.08.11

National Gallery’s Living Wall & Van Gogh

We love the artistry and practicality of living walls. The National Gallery in London has taken it to the next level, with a replication of Van Gogh’s A Wheatfield, with Cypresses using over…

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06.01.11

Shipping Containers As Backdrop To Rio’s Tim Festival

It’s music festival time of year, and these days concert goers are getting a mix of music and green thinking. Festival organizers must consider the logistics of creating (and then dismantling) stages and structures for…

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