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Apartment No. 1: A Recycled Stone Building in Iran

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Contemporary residential architecture built from scrap stone

The economy of Mahallat, Iran is driven by the stone-cutting industry, which accounts for nearly half the city's economic activity. As with most heavy industries, there are significant environmental effects; in this case, it's stone waste that doesn't get used. Tehran-based practice Architecture by Collective Terrain makes intelligent use of the scrap stone with Apartment No. 1, a contemporary......read more

This Furniture Used to be Political Campaign Signs

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By Daniela Walker for Collectively

After the dust has settled on an election in Brazil, there is one visible reminder of what went down: piles of political campaign sandwich boards strewn across streets and sidewalks, no longer wanted or needed. In the country's capital, Brasilia, there is 50 tons of campaign trash leftover each election year, according to JWT Brazil. But this year, Mobilise Brasil, a non-profit initiative that......read more

Meet the 23-Year Old Who Has Produced No Waste For the Last Two Years

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Collectively sits down with Lauren Singer to discuss her waste-free lifestyle

Lauren Singer, a 23-year-old living in New York City, has produced no trash for the last two years. And by no, we mean none, zilch, zero. What sounds practically impossible is in fact totally doable, and as Lauren explains, the benefits go well beyond helping the environment. The transition to a waste-free lifestyle means she eats better, has more money, and is a happier person for......read more

How One Designer Gave Typhoon Debris A Second Chance At Life

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From our good friends at collectively

Interview by Scott Pierce Bernardo Urbina is a furniture designer from Costa Rica. After graduating from Pratt and receiving his Master's from Politecnico de Milano, he realized he wasn't ready to completely pack his bags and go home. But he was ready for a new kind of metropolis. So he ended up in Cebu City, the Philippine's second most populous city after Manila, which......read more

Amazon Gets Green Light To Test Drones In The US

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From Our Good Friends At Collectively

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) just gave Amazon the green light to test its drones to deliver packages. But the Seattle-based company will have to comply with strict regulations to do so. Don't expect to see a drone delivering your next care package from Mom; the testing will be done in a rural, sparsely populated area of Washington state. While some see......read more

Calendar Toothbrushes by Izola

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A year's worth of toothbrushes in sustainable bamboo $14.00

Here's the ultimate stocking stuffer that Santa rudely forgot to give us this Christmas. The four-pack of bamboo toothbrushes from Izola comes conveniently labeled in three-month increments. For all you math geniuses, that means pearly whites all year. Izola's range of functional everyday staples are "inspired by the old world utilitarian ideal of making something that is built to......read more

Indigo Dye Kit

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Explore the ancient art of indigo dyeing with this all-natural, easy-to-use kit from Terrain $40.00

Indigo dye, the plant-based coloring agent most of us associate with classic denim, has been used in textiles dating as far back as 3000 B.C. It's the only natural dye that is capable of “true blue” coloring, and can be harvested from hundreds of different plant sources by soaking leaves in water and extracting the chemical released in the water. Terrain's new Indigo Dye Kit allows......read more

Pyramid Travel Throw

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A simple elegant throw from our friends at Terrain $49.95

  Our favorite all-purpose blanket for warmer weather, we designed this throw to be as beautiful as it is versatile. Hand-loomed especially for terrain, we love its heavy, soft hand to ground a picnic, throw in our beach bag, fold across a just-made bed, or keep us cozy around a summer bonfire. - A terrain exclusive - Cotton - Hand-woven yarn; unique slubbing will appear on each throw......read more

Wicker Side Chair

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All Weather Outdoor Chair from Terrain $348.00

Made from durable, all weather wicker with a lightweight aluminum frame, this colorful chair is a cheerful addition to garden rooms. - Powder-coated aluminum - Indoor or outdoor use - Clean with water and mild, non-abrasive detergent - Seat: 15.8”H, 19.7”D - Imported 32.5”H, 25.6”W, 29.5”D  ...read more

Painted Metal Bistro Chairs

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From Terrain $58.50

A favorite for outdoor entertaining, this café style chair collapses for easy storage and transport, and comes in a rainbow of complementary hues that are perfect for mixing and matching. Topped with UV-resistant paint, the colors will remain bright and vibrant for years in the garden. - Powdercoated steel - Indoor or outdoor use - Wipe clean with soft cloth and mild, non-abrasive......read more

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