Naturbad Riehen: Jump Into This Natural Swiss Pool For A Chemical-Free Swim

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We can’t imagine anywhere we’d like to dive into more than Naturbad Riehen, a beautiful swimming pool filled with natural water–untainted by chlorine or chemical additives. Designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, the pool is cleaned using all-natural filtration techniques, which creates the feeling of swimming in a fresh pond rather than a swimming … Read more

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

Eco Monday: Glow-in-the-Dark Kilo Bike

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(Photo via gizmag) Los Angeles-based Pure Fix has developed a fantastically innovative bike that helps you stay safe at night. The glow-in-the-dark bike makes it easy for drivers to see you in the dark, therefore laying to rest your worries about getting in an accident at night. Officially called the “Kilo Glow,” the bike uses … Read more

Eco Monday: Solar-Powered Headphones by OnBeat

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  (Photo via onbeatheadphones) OnBeat has developed a pair of solar-powered headphones that charge not only itself but your phone/iPod as well. The headphones are wrapped with a flexible solar panel that generates energy whenever you’re out in the sun. The panel feeds into a rechargeable battery that you can use to charge your mobile … Read more

Eco Monday: Recycled Furniture for DuPont Corian by Rabih Hage

Eco Monday: Recycled Furniture for DuPont Corian by Rabih Hage

You wouldn’t think that a furniture series titled The Leftover Collection would mean anything positive. I mean, the term “leftover” implies the unused and unwanted pieces, doesn’t it? So When I stumbled across this recycled furniture series that designer and architect Rabih Hage designed for Dupont Corian last year, I was completely surprised. The collection … Read more