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…

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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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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…

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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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05.17.11

TED: Trash into Toys

We’ve always loved the TED series, and since our participation in TED x Taipei earlier this year gave us an inside look, we’re even more impressed. In this video from a recent conference in India,…

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05.03.11

El Camino x Wood Burning Stove

Chevy introduced the El Camino in 1959, part pickup, part coupe, and it soon became (an ironic) classic. ‘El Camino’ means ‘the path’ or ‘the walk’ in Spanish, and now Finnish designer Juhas Sipilä is “walking the…

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