Archive for the ‘eco’ category

Spice containers by DESIGNO-patagonia

January 2nd, 2017

Influenced by the transformation of matter through time, Argentinian studio DESIGNO-patagonia has interpreted how rocks become pebbles and how water erodes earth through their latest “cuecos” collection. This unusual set consists of spice containers for a contemporary kitchen as well as storage items for personal belongings.

Sustainable see-through speaker by People People

January 2nd, 2017

The Small Transparent Speaker was designed and launched on Kickstarter by Stockholm studio People People. It is intended as a reaction against excessive consumer waste, particularly electronic waste.

Pagodas robot at the National Gallery Singapore by Collective Paper Aesthetics

December 24th, 2016

The 5m-tall structure composed from 84 cardboard robots. The Robot’s eyes and decorated finial are echoing the key artwork from the intimate UOB Southeast Asia Gallery in the sixth floor to the gigantic public entrance space.

Paper Table and Paper Brick by Arch Studio

December 22nd, 2016



The nature of paper pulp has changed correspondingly from soft, light and thin to hard, tough and thick. Then the paper takes place of the wooden table top, with a soft form outside but solid inside.

Biodegradable sneakers by Adidas

November 24th, 2016



Developed in partnership with German Biotech Company AMSilk — the first producer of nature-based spider silk fibers — the Adidas “futurecraft biofabric” prototype shoe features an upper made from 100% biosteel® fiber, a nature-based and completely biodegradable high-performance fiber.

1,000 recycled cardboard hearts by Collective Paper Aesthetics, Bejing – China

November 12th, 2016

1,000 Heart board pyramid play-units were made for the 798 International Children Art Festival. The work made from kraft cardboard in order to make the product 100% recycled. Every play unit is possible to use for several times and when it is not possible to reuse anymore – the material itself can be recycled.

COP 22 VILLAGE by OUALALOU+CHOI, Marrakech – Morocco

November 11th, 2016

This monumental installation, 12 meters high and 50 meters long, serves as a gateway to the plenary sessions. A complex geometry is constructed from a layering of elevations; the motif of a traditional doorway is carved out of the multitude of layers.

Paperbricks Pallets by WooJai Lee

November 7th, 2016

Using the PaperBricks, the PaperBricks Pallet series were created to show how the bricks could be used constructively.

Biodegradable Mannequin by Bonaveri

October 15th, 2016

The new mannequin is a totally innovative product: the body is made of B Plast®, a bio-based polymer consisting of 72% sugarcane derivative and finished with B Paint®: made solely of renewable, organic substances.

Riachuelo flagship store by FAL Design Estratégico, Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

October 10th, 2016

Beyond the concept founded on the historical connection, another architectural premise was to integrate the building with the city, which led to bring nature into the store, now in vertical gardens on the walls now in ornamental palms.

Treehouse Suite at Playa Viva Sustainable Boutique Hotel by Deture Culsign, Playa Icacos – Mexico

September 28th, 2016

The villa’s palm-tree-pierced, clay tile roof and exposed wood beams provide a textural ceiling for the lounge and bathroom, where locally sourced wood becomes countertop, carved stone is the vessel sink and hand-laid pebbles create the graphic shower floor.

Sur La Table Terracotta packaging by Alireza Jajarmi

September 9th, 2016

The packaging is designed to bring 3 breakable glasses together by using recyclable material while protecting and keeping the glasses intact. Each tea cup comes with a surprise beneath it, a wooden coaster that also helps fasten the cups to better keep them in place.

10YO Tawny Port wine packaging by Omdesign

September 4th, 2016

The packaging is 100% Eco-friendly, complying with the environmental and sustainability concerns that Casa Ramos Pinto has made its policy. It was created and produced by the Omdesign agency and consists of two cork blocks and an outer sleeve of pressed cardboard that unites the two parts.

Thesis – Kagiso container store by The Playground SA, Johannesburg – South Africa

August 29th, 2016

Thesis – Kagiso container store by The Playground SA, Johannesburg – South Africa

DENIM PERSONA by CHiNGLiSH Concepts

August 24th, 2016

The main purpose of this project DENIM PERSONA was to use recycled denim jeans and create art pieces from it. In creating this project I think it was very important that we kept the “raw” personality of denim jeans and applying it like a sculpture so there was no cutting, sewing or any use of fashion technical skills.

Soma Glass Water Bottle

August 23rd, 2016

The Soma glass water bottle is lightweight and durable, holds 17 oz. and features a soft silicone sleeve. Our natural bamboo cap is leak-proof and made from a renewable resource. The smooth mouth design delivers a comfortable drinking experience.

Introductory Room at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice- Italy

May 27th, 2016

Built with the one-hundred tons of waste material generated by the dismantling of the previous Biennale, the ‘Introductory Room’ features an installation that showcases 14 kilometers of metal studs suspended from the ceiling.

Viajes de un Catador bag-in-box by Nutcreatives

February 11th, 2016

Nutcreatives also presented the possibility of a second use, including instructions in the package so that the cardboard container could be used as a construction toy with hexagonal pieces.

Pots of Paint sustainable packaging by Matthew Blick

December 14th, 2015

My packaging solution would come in the form of a practical design, with materials that are 100% disposable in an environmentally friendly fashion. The paint is stored inside a bladder made from #4 LDPE, an easily domestically-recyclable plastic, which is manufactured using 70% less plastic than a plastic bottle of the same volume.

Cubo light by Kukka Studio

November 25th, 2015

Cubo is a sustainable light using low voltage LED source, made from FSC beech wood, finished with Danish oil.