Archive for the ‘sustainable’ 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Naman Retreat the Babylon by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, Da Nang – Vietnam

November 9th, 2015



Beside the main linking road between Danang city and Hoi An old town, Naman retreat resort, a qualified coastal resort is located 16 km away from Danang international airport.

The Green Atrium Supermarket by MaS Studio, Hong Kong

October 19th, 2015



Run by Health Aims, the organic supermarket offers organic produce, cosmetics and daily essentials.

SITABIT stool by Paulo Costa / PLY&co.

October 8th, 2015

Our best known SITABIT is a stool made with three pieces that fit together at a shake of a lamb’s tail: no glue, nails or screws, nor any tools for setting it up!

Finchtail Tablet Stand Packaging by Believe in

April 25th, 2015

Sustainability has been a huge topic on our site this month in celebration of Earth Day.

NONELI Floor Lamp by Auriga Studio for Formabilio

March 31st, 2015

NONELI Floor Lamp by Auriga Studio for Formabilio

Origami 9010 Door Table by Yoraco Gonzalez

February 25th, 2015


The ‘Origami 9010’ doors by Yoraco Gonzalez are the first edition of sculptural furniture influenced by the traditional art of paper folding.

Convert Man store by John Lum Architecture, San Francisco – California

February 5th, 2015

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Convert, an eco-conscious fashion retailer, recently opened Convert Man on trendy Hayes Street in San Francisco.

IndiHands store by Figments. Inc., Pune – Maharashtra, India

February 3rd, 2015

IndiHANDS is a gifting brand, whose proposition is based on making calibrated design interventions in existing Indian crafts.

Chapeâu pendant lamps by mis-más

January 13th, 2015

“Chapeâu” bymis-más is a local product of the time and environment in which we live. It is a tribute to natural products, sustainability and craftsmanship.

Treehotel – The Bird’s Nest, Luleå – Sweden

August 1st, 2013

It’s a spacious environment where a family with two children can comfortably spread out. The walls are clad with wood panels and the windows almost disappear in the exterior’s network of branches. The room is 17m² and has separate bedrooms, bathroom, and living area. You enter the Bird’s Nest with the help of a retractable staircase.

Bio-Light concept light fixture by Philips

June 26th, 2013

Perhaps, Philips suggests, the time has come to look beyond electrically dependent alternatives to a biological source of light: bacteria. That’s the idea behind the Dutch electronics company’s Bio-Light concept, which harnesses the light generated by bioluminescent microorganisms–a disinterested move by a company in the business of making all sorts of light bulbs.

Kyoob-id’s sustainable office, Singapore

May 24th, 2013

For the certification, we’ve implemented several improvements in a recent refurbishment exercise to making the office more sustainable. This includes the usage of green label materials such as eco-friendly laminates for office furniture and flooring among others.