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Plastic Trash Reshaped into Multifunctional Furniture

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Bibi Seck's 'Taboo' Collection is produced from plastic bags and bottles

For a long time, Senegalese-French furniture designer Bibi Seck, one half of product design duo Birsel + Seck, wanted to produce local furniture in Senegal. But it wasn't until he linked up with Transtech, a maker of cisterns and septic tanks using recycled plastic, that the project became feasible. The fruit of the partnership is the Taboo Collection of furniture, made in Dakar,......read more

Martin Azua's Basic House

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Experimental housing prototype that folds up and fits in your pocket

From the files of intriguing and forward-thinking product design comes Basic House from Spanish designer Martin Azua. Made of metal-coated polyester, Basic House can be folded down to pocket size and expands large enough to serve as a small shelter.  "Our habitat has turned into a space of consumption in which an unlimited number of products satisfy a series of needs......read more

Excellent Eco Design by Inger Steinnes

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Young Scandanavian designer combines two of our favorite things: sustainability and simplicity

Here's a big thank you to It's Nice That for acquanting us with Inger Steinnes, our new favorite product designer. The young Norwegian creative makes beautiful functional objects that make use of recycled and/or repurposed materials. Take, for example, her Brew series (last two photos), which aims to show "how something we regard as waste actually can become something valuable." The series is......read more

SHFT Pop Up with pureDKNY

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Adrian, Peter and Angela break it down.

From the better-late-than-never files, here's some footage from the SHFT popup store/gallery that we presented with pureDKNY in New York late last year. Watch as SHFT honchos Adrian Grenier and Peter Glatzer, along with eco-minded mega-babe Angela Lindvall, give the low-down on the project where art meets commerce in a sustainable frame. Lots more SHFT events like this to come, stay tuned....read more

Papa & Barkley Relief Soak

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Post holiday unwind and rejuvenate $30.00

Made with sea salts imported from Israel and infused with whole plant cannabis flower resin, Releaf Soak is an ideal way to wind down after a long day. Available for delivery or in stores in California, the potion's formulation is 3:1 THC:CBD—or what Papa and Barkley call the "Right Ratio."...read more

Ars Natura: Fragile Blue Globe

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The story of the COP15 logo.

The sketchy, ephemeral blue globe which served as the official logo for the COP15 climate talks in Copenhagen has in interesting story. The UN in conjunction with the Danish Ministry of Culture launched a design competition in the early part of the year to create an identity for what would become the most important climate summit in history. The judges received hundreds of entries and selected a......read more

Scraplights Disc by Graypants

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Cardboard scraps brilliantly repurposed as light fixtures $279.00

Seattle-bred design collective Graypants turns heads with their handmade Scraplights, which proudly tell the story of the journey from dull, discarded cardboard box to  stunning, unique light fixtures. The Scraplights come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes to fit any space. Here we feature our favorite, the Disc-16, which instills a curvaceous new spirit into salvaged pieces of......read more

Graypants Recycled Scrap Lights - Hive

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Gorgeous reuse and brilliant design. $219.00

Graypants use their scrap lights to proudly tell the story of their journey from being a dull, discarded cardboard box to becoming a stunning, unique light fixture. Instilling new spirit into salvaged pieces of corrugated cardboard, a scrap light’s lively play on light and shadow invigorates once lifeless materials....read more

Graypants Recycled Scrap Lights - Bell

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Gorgeous reuse and brilliant design. $479.00

Graypants use their scrap lights to proudly tell the story of their journey from being a dull, discarded cardboard box to becoming a stunning, unique light fixture. Instilling new spirit into salvaged pieces of corrugated cardboard, a scrap light’s lively play on light and shadow invigorates once lifeless materials....read more

David Byrne's Bike Racks

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Renowned artist/environmentalist has some fun with bike rack design in New York City.

Is (Via Treehugger / Fast Co Design) Images: Decker Yeadon...read more

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