Tag: Bamboo - Page 13

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    Kalon Studios: Beauty That Inspires Excellence

    May 25, 11:54 AM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    Inspired by the Greek philosophy of "kalon," meaning to have beauty linked with moral worth and usefulness, Kalon Studios extends this ideal to their work, making products that aren’t only beautiful in form but beautiful in concept as well. They've

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    Transformer Furniture: foureight table by Alex Suvajac

    May 24, 10:10 AM by Collin Dunn in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    TreeHugger loves multi-functional designs, and furniture that transforms is no exception. Aside from saving space and making more efficient use of space, it's just cool to watch your transformer furniture actually do something. It's a concept we've

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    Richard Rogers & Bamboo for Madrid's Airport Extention

    May 21, 3:02 AM by Petz Scholtus in Sustainable Product Design

    We mentioned the Spanish company Tuka Bamboo before for their lush flooring and other delicious construction material but their latest project definitely deserves another mentioning. We visited them at Construmat and here's what they told us. Not less

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    Eco Thermo Pad - Sleeping With a Clearer Conscience

    May 17, 6:00 PM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    The ECO Thermo 6 Sleeping Pad from Pacific Outdoor Equipment has scored the two of the most prestigious American outdoor equipment awards. First is claimed the Backpacker Editors' Choice Green Award, then went on to also pick up one from Outside

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    HauteGREEN 2007 Sneak Peek: Stria Chair by North Forty

    May 16, 11:01 AM by Collin Dunn in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Conceived from the idea to push the boundaries and properties of the solid bamboo materials in an effective chair design without compromising functionality, we're happy to add the Stria chair as the latest entry in TreeHugger's HauteGREEN 2007 Sneak

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    Zen Blaster

    May 10, 5:06 PM by Joey Roth in Sustainable Product Design

    Inspired by traditional bucket-and-bamboo water carriers, Designer Waikit Chung created this digital boombox for monks. While Wakit's design might be slow to market (the Zen Buddhist/ loud music crossover market is definitely niche) the blaster is a

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    HauteGREEN 2007 Sneak Peek: Bambu

    May 7, 9:00 AM by Collin Dunn in Kitchen Design

    Astute readers will recall that bambu was also featured in HauteGREEN last year, with their clever "Give It a Rest" series. They're back in the show this year as well (check out the rest of our "Sneak Peek" series here), with the Chop, Scoop & Serve

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    HauteGREEN 2007 Sneak Peek: Brian Schmitt's Moso

    May 4, 11:50 AM by Collin Dunn in Interior Design

    It's day two (here's day one) of our look under the hood of HauteGREEN, the sustainable design exhibition coming to New York's International Contemporary Furniture Fair and Design Week later this month. Today, we're illuminated by the work of designer

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    New from Brave Space: Hollow Dining Set, Coming to Design Week

    May 1, 12:42 PM by Collin Dunn in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Via Design*Sponge comes this brand new hot little number from Brooklyn-based Brave Space Designs. Following a few of the design features from the Hollow Bench we featured here, both the table and the chairs of the aptly named Hollow Dining Set have

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    Arrange from Everyspace

    March 31, 10:29 AM by Lloyd Alter in Interior Design

    Everyspace is a team of Brookyn designers who "find inspiration in the challenges of urban living and aim to design furniture and household objects that offer creative solutions for city dwelling." The arrange shelf is designed "to integrate nature and

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    TreeHugger Picks: Flooring

    March 26, 11:47 AM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    There are a dizzying amount of decisions to make when working on a remodel or renovation of your home. Though it's underfoot, flooring is a major consideration, affecting your home's aesthetic and air quality. If you're pondering a renovation or new

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    Pre-Engineered Bamboo Homes Enter The US Market

    March 26, 9:52 AM by John Laumer in Sustainable Product Design

    Bamboo Technologies, previously noted on TreeHugger for sponsoring a design competition, has moved their bamboo. And we want one. Favorite design, of those pictured on their website, is the Pavilion (pictured). 'Dad, can my friends and I have a

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    Bamboo Entertainment Center

    March 15, 7:15 AM by Lloyd Alter in Interior Design

    Dealing with electronics can be a real pain if you have a lot of components and their attendant wires. Room and Board built this unit out of bamboo, but provided removeable back panels to let the air flow through. We like the ribbing on the face- since

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    Asus Bamboo Ecobook Computer

    March 13, 9:35 AM by Lloyd Alter in Gadgets

    We have an Asus notebook, and like their modular design where you can pick your own CPU and hard drive and assemble it yourself; ours had a tragic fall last week but it was easy to swap out busted parts. Asus also tries to differentiate itself from the

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    domino & TreeHugger's Green List: Fashion

    February 24, 10:50 AM by Collin Dunn in Style

    We've been focusing on interiors thus far in our peek at the Green List in March's domino magazine, having looked at tiles, renovating, rugs, wallcoverings, fabric and furniture, so we'll deviate from that a bit today for a look at some green fashion.

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    Eco-Tip: Mini Directory of Green Fabrics

    February 21, 9:41 AM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Fashion

    We are often asked by readers where to find suppliers of particular eco-materials, so they might join the fray and green their own product. The answer is most likely lurking in our archive of 10,000+ articles, and we would encourage use of the search

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    ShariBe - Casual Eco Chic

    February 21, 7:11 AM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Fashion

    A wee while ago, when we ran a tongue-in-cheek post on Avita, a line of slinky green apparel for women, a reader commented, "So do I have to be anorexic to wear any of that?" Now, we are sure that Avita comes in larger sizes than were shown on the

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    domino & TreeHugger's Green List: Fabric

    February 18, 9:42 AM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    In the third installment of the Green List, a collaboration between TH and domino magazine published in their March issue, we're training the spotlight on fabrics. We picked our favorite lines of textiles, useful for furniture upholstery, wallcoverings

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