Eco Monday: Japanese Designers Show Sustainable Products at BKLYN Designs 2014

Eco Monday: Japanese Designers Show Sustainable Products at BKLYN Designs 2014

This year’s BKLYN Designs – New York’s annual exhibition of Brooklyn designers – featured cutting-edge Brooklyn-inspired Japanese designers at Brooklyn Roasting Company. The show shined with sustainable products made with innovative recycled furnishings, experimental material use, and clever waste-cutting designs. The internationally renowned exhibition highlighted a dynamic collection of designs from the most innovative Brooklyn-based furnishing designers and … Read more

Eco Monday: Students Design Edible Water Bottle

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One way to stop the ever-growing pile of plastic water bottles in landfills? Make an edible water bottle. The Ooho is a magical way to have your bottled water and eat it, too. Inspired by techniques from molecular gastronomy, three London-based industrial design students recently invented a blob-like, edible water “bottle” that they say is … Read more

Eco Monday: L.A. Artist Upcycles Trashed Bike Parts Into Magnificent Chandeliers

Recognized internationally for her unique perspectives on medium and form, emerging multidisciplinary artist Carolina (Caro) Fontoura Alzaga creates lavish Victorian style chandeliers from trashed bike parts sourced from up to 60 local Los Angeles bike shops. Many of the pieces in her CONNECT Series are massive, cascading structures that take months to produce in her … Read more

Eco Monday: 4 Eco-Friendly Fireplaces

The cold weather has its benefits. For instance, all of the sweaters and coats that you have to bundle up in to stay warm are great for concealing the additional 10 pounds you gain during the winter months (because you have to stay inside because you will freeze if you go outdoors, so you end … Read more