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    Your Bed Is Dirtier Than You Think!

    The Bed Care Table should be the first appliance one installs in a bachelor’s house. Bachelor beds are nasty, and I say that because my bed’s no rosy landscape either. We don’t believe in bedsheets, or switching them, or even ...
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    Poland Unveils Glowing Bright Blue Bike Lane that’s Charged by the Sun

    Poland just unveiled an amazing new bike path that glows bright blue at night! The path near Lidzbark Warminski is illuminated by phosphor, a synthetic material that lights up after it’s charged by sunlight. Studio Roosegaarde’s Starry Night bike lane ...
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    ‘Smart Bricks’ That Recycle Wastewater, Generate Electricity Being Developed

    A new effort is taking a foundational approach to addressing environmental issues. Literally. Thanks to a new endeavor coordinated by Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, the very materials with which we construct our buildings may be the future in green architecture. ...
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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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    Alain Gilles Designs Felt BuzziBlinds to Shield Workers from Office Noise

    Brussels-based designer Alain Gilles has created a sound-absorbing screenas his latest product for office acoustics specialists Buzzispace. Gilles updated the company’s BuzziBlinds room divider, which features a series of five rotating panels that can be opened or closed depending on ...
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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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    Sprang Chair is On the Ball for Active Sitting

    Anyone who sits for long periods of time will know it’s not the way the human body was designed to spend most of its day. Standing desks have emerged as a popular way to reduce back pain and improve general ...
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    Luggage Made From Recycled Airplane Seats Might Just Be Indestructible

    When you think of the daily abuse that airplane seats have to endure, it’s a minor miracle they aren’t torn to shreds after just a week of air travel. The fabrics used for the upholstery must be just short of ...
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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 ...