Posts Tagged ‘eco’

Reclaimed Wood Parsons Table by Brett Wagner

January 25th, 2012

Parsons Table crafted from 100% salvaged and re-purposed wood. This one of a kind table was created with several dozen individual found, salvaged, traded, and reused pieces of lumber. The individual members create a surface of evolving colors and textures. It is truly an interactive surface that you want to slide your hand across to feel.

Book Pages pendant lantern by Allison Patrick

January 24th, 2012

I took the pages from an old paperback, cut the pages in half and then trimmed off the corners to make one side a semi-circle. Add a paper lantern, and my trusty glue gun and I was off to the races. I decided to glue the pieces on so that every other scallop was on top, and every other scallop was underneath. It was a tiny bit more complicated this way, but I felt that the visual look was worth it.

WakuWaku ECO restaurant by Ippolito Fleitz group, Hamburg

January 2nd, 2012

This unique sustainability fast food restaurant interior design concept is located in Hamburg’s city centre German. Designed by Ippolito Fleitz group, this sustainability restaurant concept pervades the entire technical restaurant equipment – from energy-efficient kitchen technology, to the team uniform made from FAIRTRADE-certified materials, to economical hand dryers in the toilets. The designer manage to translate the principle of sustainability into an overriding architectural concept.

Eco Shoppe Great Hills Station by Kiku Obata & Company, Austin – Texas

December 22nd, 2011

For this LEED Silver store, 87.5 percent of construction waste was diverted from a landfill. Fixtures of 32 percent recycled content contribute to a 40.2 percent level for store materials overall. Remilled FSC-certified wood from barns and demolished buildings adds rustic charm as flooring and cashwrap surfaces.

BOXPARK by Roger Wade, Shoreditch London

December 9th, 2011

Destined to be home to more than sixty carefully chosen fashion, arts and lifestyle brands. BOXPARK is a retail revolution – the world’s first pop-up mall.

Kith shoe store by Cleanroom, Brooklyn

November 22nd, 2011

Bringing a sustainable urban edge to the space are recycled and reused materials sourced locally. Pallet wood was recycled into wall and fixture panels.

Gluttony suspension lamp by Luis Luna

November 19th, 2011

Gluttony suspension lamp made of plastic forks and spoons.

YUSTY store by Marketing-Jazz, Madrid

November 4th, 2011

A new approach for a traditional multi-brand store. The result is a store designed with current Visual Merchandising principals. A store created from different sales scenarios and a central area to provide customer service, one of the brand´s key values.

Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste

November 3rd, 2011

Plant-based agricultural wastes from the cultivation of rice, maize and cassava crops provide natural fibers that are a sustainable resource for the production of building materials to achieve a reduction in construction costs, reducing dependence on imported, higher-cost alternatives.

Pneu hand-carved car tyres by Wim Delvoye

November 1st, 2011

The Belgian artist Wim Delvoye and his hand-carved car tyres work name Pneu is providing evidence of what masterpiece can be made out of the most ignored objects.

Replay Store by Vertical Garden Design, Barcelona

September 30th, 2011

Replay’s store on Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona now hosts a vertical garden of just above 100m2. In the storefront location, the two storey wall is set in a dramatic and playful environment with waterfalls, sculptures and contrasting materials.

Aesop store by March Studio, Paris

August 31st, 2011

We began by looking at the possibilities of plaster, but soon became intrigued by the parquetry floors one sees throughout Paris. We wanted to explore inhabiting the space with one material, used in one encompassing way. We envisaged using cut wood in such a fashion that it covered the floor, walls and ceiling, lending a cohesive texture and warmth to the room.

Wooden stool by Zhukovets Vladislav

August 30th, 2011

The idea is very simple wanted to create beautiful and close, warm and harmless subject which it is pleasant to take in hands and on which it is pleasant to sit at which it is pleasant to look which can be presented or bought as a souvenir from Russia.

Nobody chair by Komplot Design

August 24th, 2011

With its clear metaphor for a cover – the cloth laid on the chair to protect it – NOBODY refers to the “shadow” side of the life of a chair – while not being used. The cover blurs the shape of the chair and at the same time makes an allusion to it…

Aesop Kiosk by Tacklebox, New York

August 23rd, 2011

Aesop, a skin-care company out Melbourne, Australia, has heralded its first push into the U.S. market by opening a kiosk at Grand Central that’s as American as apple pie. Designed by Aesop director Dennis Paphitis and Brooklyn architect Jeremy Barbour of Tacklebox, the place takes the great American newspaper and uses it the way every American does: by piling stuff on it.

Eco design objects by Domingo Tótora

August 9th, 2011

The beauty of Domingo Tótora’s work not only manifests itself in the final product that one might acquire, but in the process itself. From the designer’s philosophy and respect of the environment, the location of the studio and the way the work is produced, all the way to the final product.

Bamboo bench by Gal Ben-Arav

August 3rd, 2011

Bamboo is a plant that is quickly replenished, making it a sustainable choice for construction. It also has a high mechanical strength and durability to weather conditions. Choosing to use the material in its natural and raw form, israeli designer Gal Ben-Arav has developed the ‘Bamboo bench’.

Rhyholzertischli coffee table by Adrian Wicki

July 21st, 2011

Inspired by his life-long fascination with one of Europe’s longest rivers, the Rhine, the young Swiss carpenter-turned-designer Adrian Wicki has created this driftwood coffee table. Enigmatically called ‘Rhyholzertischli’, the table is composed of a smooth glass plate which is juxtaposed with the raw natural form of the base created from driftwood found on the banks of Rhine.

MOSSTiles by Benetti Stone Philosophy

July 15th, 2011

Benetti Stone Philosophy came up with an original idea that can be the basis for alluring green decors. MOSStiles were born from the designers’ “love for green” and is a miniature indoor garden created with aesthetics in mind. Here is more from the producers: “MOSStile is obtained by a stabilized lichen which can live thanks to dampness in the environement. It does not need any watering or pruning after installation, nor does it need light for its maintenance.

Skin Collection by Pepe Heykoop

July 15th, 2011

Amsterdam based designer Pepe Heykoop has created ‘Skin Collection’, a series that uses existing furniture and scrap leather to form new compositions from unwanted items. Triggered by the large amount of waste produced in the furniture industry – reaching 30% at times – the design looks to reinterpret the disregarded objects and material in a new and whimsical way.