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Salvaged Wood LED Lamps by Marco Stefanelli

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Brecce collection combines scrap wood with hi-tech LEDs

For his Brecce collection, Italian designer Marco Stefanelli hit upon the clever idea of combining natural, salvaged materials with future-forward lighting technology. The lamps are made from discarded wood scraps into which Stefanelli embeds LED lights and before covering them in resin. The lights cast a soft and calming glow that warmly define whatever space they're in. Stunning pieces.......read more

360 Lamp by Bongo Design

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Lovely lighting design features energy-efficient LED bulb paired with raw pine wood shade $360.00

Here's an excellent, minimalist desk lamp we spotted over at Inhabitat. Created by Polish designer Magdalena Chojnacka, who operates under the Bongo Design moniker, the 360 Lamp merges an energy-efficient 10W LED bulb with an unfinished pine wood shade and an smart cantilevered stand that allows the light to rotate a full 360 degrees. The design is topped off with a textile-covered cord that......read more

Lumio Book Lamp

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Max Gunawan's LED lamp design is an open book--literally $160.00

When closed the Lumio Book Lamp appears as a simple hardcover book. Once you open it up, an accordion-style LED lamp is revealed. The "pages" of the book act like a lamp shade, softening and warming the glow of the 500-lumen LED modules. The flexible design has a number of applications--think table lamp, wall sconce, ceiling pendant, or accent light. For the cover, you can choose from three......read more

Mini Hozuki Lantern by Snow Peak

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Super lightweight LED lamp features strobe setting for outdoor dance parties $40.00

Nau and Snow Peak have teamed up on a 'Portland meets Tokyo' collection, featuring a full range of clean, functional clothing for men and women. Among the offerings are a few outdoor gear essentials from Snow Peak, including this Mini Hozuki Lantern, a super lightweight (1.9oz) LED lamp inspired by the sacred Hozuki plant and the original Chinese paper lantern. The design involves a silicon......read more

Ninebyfour LED Light by Waarmaakers

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Minimalist tube light fixture crafted from salvaged wood $475.00

Tube lights aren't typically associated with energy-efficient lighting or warm, natural materials, but Amsterdam-based design studio Waarmaakers breaks the mould with Ninebyfour, an LED fixture crafted from salvaged wood. The overall design is made possible by the Philips LED light tube, a high efficiency solution that doesn't heat up or flicker, allowing for the use of cork and wood as......read more

Lexon Safe Radio

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Wind it up, and this bamboo and corn-based plastic radio pumps out the jams $65.00

Portable radios aren't generally the province of wow-worthy eco-design, but the Lexon Safe Radio proves to be an exception to the rule. Designed by Elium Studio for Lexon, the green-minded AM/FM radio is made of maize bio-plastic with bamboo trim, giving it a refined, modern look that blows traditional plastic radios out of the water. But the best part: it's powered by hand. Wind the crank......read more

This Is Our Moment

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Celeb-packed PSA for NRDC Action Fund urging voters to act now in support of clean energy bill.

Da Vinci Work Recreated on Melting Arctic Ice

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"Melting Vitruvian Man" draws attention to vanishing sea ice

Leonardo da Vinci's famous Vitruvian Man sketch has been reproduced by an artist in the Arctic to draw attention to climate change. John Quigley, an artist specializing in aerial art, travelled on a Greenpeace icebreaker to create the copper artwork in the Fram Strait, about 500 miles from the North Pole. The piece, entitled "Melting Vitruvian Man", measures the equivalent of four......read more

Space Chimp

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In new WWF spot, a space-traveling chimp returns to an earth laid to waste.

In this vid created by ad agency Leo Burnett for the World Wildlife Fund, an astro-chimp returns to his home planet after 65 years in space, only to discover a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Seemingly inspired by Planet of the Apes, the video is soundtracked by Aussie singer-songwriter Ben Lee. For more, check out the behind-the-scenes vid here. ...read more

Leo Berne's Beautiful Film Photos

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Warm analog pics capture fragments of memory

When he's not crafting wildly creative videos and commercials as a director for MEGAFORCE (check the official vid for Tame Impala's "Solitude is Bliss"), Leo Berne is cruising around the country, shooting analog photos. If you like traveling (who doesn't) and the warmth of film photography (ditto), then these are for you. "I take pictures like a tourist," Leo says, "mostly to create nice images......read more

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