seventhgenerationlogojpg

07.27.10

Seventh Generation & Wal-Mart?

Five years ago, news that Seventh Generation, a pioneer in the eco-friendly consumer products biz, was making a deal with Wal-Mart would have seemed unlikely. Back then, these strange bedfellows resided on…

teenager-transforms-beetle-into-an-electric-car-525x338

07.26.10

Old Meets New: fully electric 1972 VW Beetle

A couple of years ago, there was a flurry of stories about how the planet would be better off if we all bought used cars instead of new hybrids. It seems counter-intuitive, but actually, if you…

cancardboardcutit03

07.23.10

Cardboard Chic

Designer Tim May is asking ‘Can Cardboard Cut it?’ That’s the name of his recent project, which includes an innovative furniture design made of 100% recyclable and already-recycled corrugated cardboard and stainless steel threaded rods and…

urban-transducer-sustainable-skyscraper-generates-energy-from-noise_1_gwspv_69

07.19.10

Noise Power!

Last week, we wrote about the Strata SE1, London’s tallest residential building and the world’s first skyscraper to have electricity-generating wind turbines built into its core design. Not to be outdone by our cousins across the pond,…

6a00d834515f0569e200e55215ec868833-800wi

07.14.10

Brands: Curtis Packaging

Just like everyone, LTT enjoys reading about ‘high concept’ innovations- you know, the breakthrough in a lab somewhere that will make it possible to (fill in the blank) someday, the kind we can look forward to a generation…

07.13.10

Mitchell Joachim at TED: Don’t build your home, grow it!

“Why grow homes?” famed architect Mitchell Joachim asks in a recent TED presentation. “Because we can.” In the above clip, Joachim presents his vision for sustainable, organic architecture: eco-friendly homes and villages made from plants and, uh, well…meat. These…

NewerOlder
Vimeo