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NYC to Adopt LED Street Lights

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City's 250,000 street lights will be replaced with high-efficiency LEDs by 2017

  New York City is converting 250,000 street light fixtures to energy-efficient, light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan made the announcement together on the recently renovated Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, where pedestrian fixtures have already been replaced with LEDs, saving a reported $70,000 a year. “With roughly a......read more

Solo Anywhere Lamp

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High-yield, portable LED lighting designed by LiAO. $249.00

LED lighting just keeps getting better. Case in point: the beautifully-designed Solo Anywhere, which emits a warm white light that's crisper and easier on the eyes than tradtional filament/incandescent light. Drawing off LiAO's iconic Solo LED lamp design, the Solo Anywhere's rechargable lithium-ion battery delivers full portability. Includes full range dimmer and 24VDC power adapter....read more

Brooklyn Loft Gets Green Makeover

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"Loop" renovation transforms Williamsburg residence

With its emphasis on openness and space over creature comforts like, say, a living room, loft living is perfect for young creative types who are more interested in throwing dance parties than dinners. But there comes a time when what you really want in a home is a cozy spot to watch TV. Adrian Jones knows this well. The designer had been living in his top-floor loft in Brooklyn for nine......read more

Pablo Link Lamp

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Efficient LED design generates energy through its aluminum skin $380.00

The Link desktop lamp brings LED workspace lighting into the 21st century. Designed by Peter Stathis for Pablo, an SF-based lighting concern, the Link is pared down to a simple, versatile form, with no internal wiring made possible by its conductive aluminum skin. The L-shaped base allows it to reside in a corner of the desktop while taking up the minimum amount of usable space. It's also......read more

Pharox Solar Kit

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Give the gift of light. Buy one solar light kit, send one to Africa. $49.95

SHFT is teaming up with Empowered by Light to help transform the lives of Zambian families in need. For a limited time, buy one Pharox Solar Kit, and SHFT will donate one to Empowered by Light's Project: ZAMBIA program, providing renewable energy solutions to Zambian homes with no access to electricity. The Pharox Solar Kit includes a small solar panel, a low-energy LED light bulb, and a built-in......read more

Solar Soji Pod Lanterns

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LED Lanterns $24.89

Soji Pod solar lanterns collect light all day and turn themselves on to cast an enchanting and elegant glow by night. Creating instant ambiance, the Soji Pod pops open when assembled into a beautiful oblong cocoon-like shape. Constructed from durable nylon, Soji Pod is equipped with one AAA rechargeable battery, solar panel, dual LED lights and stainless steel hardware. For outdoor use. The Soji......read more

SHFT Sampler 6-15-10

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Our weekly assemblage of links from around the web.

Oil gushers and global warming: The New Republic asks why we stink at dealing with ecological catastrophes. GOOOAAAAAL! Scoring green at the FIFA World Cup 2010. Tunto Design modestly describes its wooden LED1 lamp as "the best lamp in the world." It's hard to disagree. The hybrid goes virtual: Honda's CR-Z sport hybrid coupe makes debut at E3 video game expo. Gehry vs.......read more

Cerno Silva Lamp

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LED lamp with limited edition shade design by Jesse Kamm. $465.00

Sometimes brand collaborations just makes sense. Cerno and Jesse Kamm are a perfect example. The fellow SoCal designers share a common approach rooted in sustainable design and local manufacturing. For its part, Cerno makes LED lighting fixtures and furniture using responsible materials and energy efficient tech; while L.A. fashion and textile designer Jesse Kamm handprints on locally-made......read more

Dimmable LED Bulb by Insteon

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Control this low-energy bulb from your smartphone $29.99

Ladies and gentlemen, allow us to introduce you to the world's first remote-controlled LED bulb. Insteon's networked 8W LED bulb, which glows at the same intensity as a 60-100W incandescent, makes dimming the lights to set the mood as easy as a couple taps on your smartphone. Of course, remote-controlled ambience comes at a price, in this case $29.99 for each bulb plus $99.99 for the SmartLinc......read more

Santal 26 Candle by Le Labo

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Step up your crib's olfactory ambiance $60.00

Once you bless your space with a well chosen scent, it's hard to understand how you ever deprived yourself of the luxury. The right fragrance can turn a dingy basement apartment into an idyllic paradise. Le Labo, NYC's craft scent meisters, have your olfactory ambiance needs covered with the the Santal 26, a soy wax candle housed in a vintage tin can. The aroma is described by the makers as......read more

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