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Rapson Low Back Lounge

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Loll Designs launches the Rapson collection, including this midcentury-style lounger made from recycled milk jugs $1,099.00

Got milk... jugs? If so, pass them along to the good people at Loll Designs in Minnesota; they're going to need plenty to keep up with demand for their latest series of eco-smart outdoor furniture. Loll's newly launched Rapson collection resurrects classic designs by famed midcentury architect Ralph Rapson, reimagining them as outdoor pieces manufactured from 100% recycled HDPE. Included in the......read more

Recycled Outdoor Furniture by Loll Designs

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Excellent eco furniture made from post-consumer plastic

It's always a score when you discover that a stunning bit of design has tight eco credentials to boot. Such is the case with the colorful outdoor furniture creations of Loll Designs. The Duluth, Minnesota company crafts stylish and durable outdoor chairs, tables, benches, and accessories from post-consumer, industrial high-density polyethylene. What the hell is that, you ask? It's the same......read more

OMA Designs Futuristic Farming Hub

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Abandoned tobacco plant in Louisville, KY to be transformed into massive food and farming center

The site of an abandoned tobacco plant in Louisville, Kentucky will be repurposed into an innovative 24-acre community farming hub by Rem Koolhaas's firm, OMA. Local farmers will be able to grow, sell, and distribute food at the $50M facility -- called "the Food Port" -- which is set to break ground in the summer. The masterplan for the site "reflects the full food chain," and includes spaces......read more

SHFT Studio Wallpaper

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Three wallpaper designs featuring crosscut tree prints on highly sustainable paper $394.00

This limited edition wallpaper is part of the inaugural SHFT Studio collection, featuring sustainably-produced home furnishing collaborations between SHFT and different partners. The SHFT-designed, Astek-manufactured wallpaper sports a woodsy, crosscut tree design that brings the forest into your home. Made using Topeka, a post-consumer recycled paper that carries six LEED......read more

Beautiful Frost Pattern Photos

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Icy designs show off nature's artistry

For more proof that the world's greatest artist is Mother Nature herself, may we present you with these dreamy images of frost patterns (via the Telegraph). People from northern climates are familiar with window frost, but these photos present the phenomenon in a surreal new light. Frost forms on windows when there's cold air outside and moist, warm air inside. The different patterns can be......read more

Eat LACMA: The Food Pyramid

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Artist collective Didier Hess designs and builds a food pyramid/fish taco farm on the LACMA campus.

In this Eat LACMA episode, we hang out with art collective Didier Hess, the founders of LA-based design group Materials & Applications. The architects and designers by training — and uncategorizable visionaries in practice — designed and built a totally eco-friendly hydroponic tilapia farm (complete with a water pump powered by solar panels) on the LACMA grounds. Dubbed by the......read more

Hive Honey Set

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Sugar-sweet honey kit from Biodidactic Designs. $99.00

So you've hit up the farmers' market and got some fresh honey straight from the source. Now where are you gonna put it? Biodidactic Designs — the product arm of the Biodidactic mini-empire — answers the call with the Hive Honey Set. Inspired by the geometric designs of bees themselves, the kit contains a frosted glass jar, capped cell lid, and dipper made from sustainably-harvested......read more

The Treehouse by Baumraum

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German architecture firm designs a tree fort for grown-ups in a Belgian forest

There probably isn't a more appropriate symbol of childhood play and wonder than the tree fort. Now, German architecture firm Baumraum has created one for adults. The not-so imaginatively named "Treehouse," built in the forests of Belgium's Limburg province, features two cabins on different levels, connected by terraces and staircases and held above ground on 19 angled steel stilts.......read more

ALS Designs Bella Lamp

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An exquisite, bamboo-base floor lamp.

Made in the USA of non-toxic materials, the exquisite Bella Lamp from Brooklyn's ALS Designs is good for your health — and the environment's. Made from bamboo and finished with tung oil — 100% natural, formaldehyde-free, and zero-VOC — the three-legged floor lamp is topped by a drum lamp shade made from recycled kraft paper. A 3-way brass lamp socket allows you to......read more

Straight Line Designs

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Offbeat custom furniture designs from Justin Beaumont.

Straight Line Designs are anything but. The 25-year old design workshop in Vancouver, British Columbia produces custom furniture, installations and private commissions with an offbeat, quirky sense of humor. Run by Judson Beaumont, Straight Line uses a wide variety of materials including local maple and pine that's been ravaged by pine beetles and is considered unfit for most commercial......read more

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