Here is a good-looking carry-on bag that is environmental and stylish. It comes in two sizes and can swing over your shoulder for easy schlepping. It is made by Luisa Cevese, an Italian textile designer who has been creating beautiful bags out of
Photo by Alex Osterwalder
IBM Consulting reminds us that a business is only as efficient as their entire process allows it to be. Every successful business should know how to process their product or service from "cradle to grave" with the best
We can't leave the London Design Festival behind until we have a survey of some of the wild and wacky chairs that people have created. Designing a comfortable and good looking chair is much harder than it looks and is a mark of a good designer. Then
It seems like a contradiction in terms, but they are trying to build a "green" shopping mall in Waterloo, Ontario. The addition to the Conestoga Mall uses Bullfrog wind power, white roofing, solar panels and LED lighting. They are also running a denim
San Jose is working hard on its Green Vision, part of which is recycling 100% of its used water by 2022. Well underway is expansion of the South Bay Water Recycling, a program that ensures water is cleaned and reused for industrial purposes to help
Lawns are a waste of water and space for the most part. And when living in drought stricken places like California, lawns seem even more wasteful. However, they’re attractive, a soft surface to play on, and keep dust down.
There are some words that are difficult to translate across languages, and mottainai is one of them. But author Mariko Shinju's gives it a shot with the English translation of her book Mottainai Grandma, which teaches kids the basics of the 3Rs, but
We're not really sure what it is--conceptual for sure and worth a smile as well. KithKin is a small loosely associated group of designers (friends and family) that likes to challenge our preconceptions and how we look at things. As they say, design
The Eco Design Award in Sapporo, northern Japan, is a small but growing event inviting designers to think about materials and shapes, and come up with great design. Last year, the lovely handmade recycled wine bottle lamp shown here won the Grand Prix.
If this were a wall of post-consumer inkjet printed papers, that man would be shaking in his safety boots. Here's why. Inkjets are tempting. The price tag may be hundreds of dollars lower than the price of the laserjets on
It's London Fashion Week and once more Estethica has a gorgeous selection of sustainable fashion. It is the the fifth year of this important addition to the London Fashion Week scene: a special exhibit of designers who uphold the principles of fair
Taking creativity and sustainability to the next level, workers in Maggie's Organics new worker-owned coop are now using "less than perfect" leftovers from the solid cotton crew-top organic socks manufactured there to
Eden Home should be a boon to all the eco-enthusiast online shoppers everywhere. Touting everything from clay cookware to organic bathroom linens to soap made of shea butter and olive oil, Eden Home seems like a classier, eco-friendlier online version
Since 2000, about thirty floating homes have been built out RexWall, a composite fiberglass panel; we have shown a few of them on TreeHugger. Now Michel Kreuger of Amsterdam's Studio Noach has put together a team with Kohler Prize winning architect