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    Beautiful PET Lamps Combat Plastic Waste Around The World

    The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Triennial is in full swing and some of our favorite pieces on display at the massive art event are these brilliant and beautiful PET lamps that combine indigenous Australian craftsmanship with recycled plastic. Commissioned by NGV, ...
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    Blinds That Capture Solar Power And Your Attention

    The Rolar Blinds do three things. They harness the energy of the sun, they cut the glare of the sun out during the day, keeping your indoors ambient, and they look absolutely gorgeous while they do the above two. The ...
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    MIT Engineers Transform Plants Into Lights

    MIT has taken the first steps towards turning plants into functional lighting by embedding the firefly enzyme in the leaves of a watercress plant. By introducing specialised nanoparticles into leaves, engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created plants that can glow for nearly four hours. It ...
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    Sinkhole coffee table adds subtle moss décor to your home

    Moss is a versatile plant that’s taking over home decor right now.  There are a variety of ways to create impressive moss decorations to bring rich natural essence to your home or any celebration. If you are looking for decorative objects to ...
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    Made for Introverts: 13 Furniture Designs & Wearables That Prioritize Privacy

    Nothing says ‘don’t talk to me’ like a soundproof helmet, a cocoon-shaped desk or a chair that basically swallows you when you want to disappear. Designed for introverts and people who just want some dang peace and quiet in a noisy ...
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    This $26,000 Chair Makes You Feel Weightless

    Stop and think about how many hours you spend sitting in an office chair hunched over a computer. Don’t you think your butt deserves to be cradled in something more luxurious than whatever was on sale at Staples? The Elysium ...
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    Brodie Neill Creates Terrazzo-Effect Table Using Recycled Ocean Plastics

    London Design Biennale 2016: fragments of recycled ocean plastic are inlaid to achieve the terrazzo effect of the Gyro table, designed by Brodie Neill for Australia’s entry into the first London Design Biennale (+ slideshow). Neill, an Australian designer now based in ...
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    Papila Overhauls Hotel Drinks Cabinets with Nature Collection

    Spanish design studio Papila has designed a range of freestanding cabinetsfor the hotel industry that reimagines the classic hotel mini bar (+ slideshow). The collection, which was created in partnership with furniture brandBustper, mimics materials found in the La Sénia ...
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    Furniture That Explores Seaweed as a Material

    When you think about seaweed, would you ever imagine it being made into a soft yarn, a textile dye, paint, or a bio-plastic? Studio Nienke Hoogvliet spent two years studying seaweed and the possibility of using it as a material in ...