Posts Tagged ‘sustainable’

JTI Office by TTT architects, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

March 22nd, 2017

The most striking design idea that we want to express in this project is the exquisite blending between rustic & simple philosophy of Japanese and the versatile and efficient philosophy of Western, especially the Nordic region.

Plan Bee drone by Anna Haldewag

March 6th, 2017

Industrial designer Anna Haldewag has created a bee-like drone that could replace real bees in pollinating flowers, should the population die out.

Hidden Fortress Coffee Roasters by Erickson Design

March 6th, 2017

Nestled in the hills, Hidden Fortress micro-farm is essentially a hidden fortress. The brand took some influence from the classic Japanese film, “Hidden Fortress” from which the roastery derived its name.

Lotus lamps by Brain edition

March 5th, 2017

The Lotus series aims to bring to your interior a warm touch by the naturalness of its wood, as well as an ornament ready to come dress your space. It offers a multitude of patterns that together can form a contemporary vegetation and a floral design; it will transform your living spaces into a haven of peace.

Green Solution House by Green Furniture Concept, Rønne – Denmark

March 4th, 2017

The Green Solution House conference center and hotel in the Danish island of Bornholm is designed to be a platform for the highest level of sustainable development. In accordance with the principles of Cradle 2 Cradle all materials used in the fan shaped building are either fully recyclable or biodegradable.

“The growroom” for IKEA by space10

February 26th, 2017

Space10 has now released The growroom as open source design that can be built with just a rubber hammer, 17 sheets of plywood, and a CNC milling machine. Produced from only one material, and conceived as serious alternative to the global food model, the design focuses on making assembly as easy and as intuitive as possible. Built as a sphere, the overlapping slices of the free-standing pavilion ensure that water and light can reach vegetation on every level.

Preach Cafe by De Simone Design, Sydney – Australia

February 16th, 2017

Bondi’s PREACH cafe offers a contemporary health-focused menu with all the organic essentials you would expect with a middle-eastern flavour twist featuring all the classics from fresh made Hummus, Falafel and Fettouch salad, to sizzling skewers and Lamb Kofta.

Silhouettes of Kinnarps stand at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2017 by Johan Ronnestam & Förstberg Ling, Stockholm – Sweden

February 16th, 2017

Now the stand has been awarded with “Editor’s Choice Award”, the jury has concluded that Kinnarps has the best stand at the fair. “To work with one of Sweden’s, and the world’s finest workspace solutions brand has been an honour. There is so much history, know-how and knowledge about the future workspace that we’ve been able to draw inspiration from.”

Sacolas do Brasil shopping bags from Pão de Açúcar

February 15th, 2017

With a modern design, the bags feature the cities’ skylines, highlighting their main icons, such as Cristo Redentor at Rio de Janeiro; Ponte Octávio Frias de Oliveira in São Paulo; Catedral Metropolitana de Nossa Senhora Aparecida in Brasília; Ponte dos Ingleses in Fortaleza; Praça Rio Branco Marco Zero in Recife; Elevador Lacerda in Salvador.

Stickbulb X Collection by Rux

February 13th, 2017

The X Collection features a chandelier and side table constructed of sustainable wood and hardware made of polished or matte cast brass.

Vivienne Westwood Flagship by Fortebis Group, New York

January 27th, 2017


Much attention was put on the architectural and furniture details that made the difference. Indeed the development of furniture was scrupulously studied with the client and the millworkers so to have the requested feeling of industrial raw simplicity.

Etsy Office by Gensler, New York City

January 26th, 2017

Blurring the lines between workplace and habitat, the headquarters is on track to become the largest Living Building Challenge Petal-Certified project in the world. The design aspires to be a fully independent, regenerative ecosystem that sets a bar for a more dynamic and robust interpretation of sustainability.

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.

Al Sud restaurant by Sipala Tripi Architetti, Siracusa – Italy

December 1st, 2016


The interior details are made of cork and eco-friendly spray paints while furnitures of the terrace are designed and made of birch wood. Two greenwalls are located at the entrance and behind seats in the sitting room. The floor is Made of resin cement.

IKEA pavilion at Dubai Design Week, Dubai – United Arab Emirates

October 30th, 2016

Visitors take a walk through the past and view the story behind their products embodying Swedish roots. At the same time, the exhibit reflects on the present showcased inside a vast democratic home built as the an open, multi-faceted pavilion spread across two levels.

RE LED lamp branding by Saad branding+design

October 25th, 2016

The identity has bold colors, typographies and phrases that leads to reflection and propose a wiser lifestyle, highlighted by its tagline: Rethink.

The Lychee take away restaurant by barmade Interior Design, Lucerne – Switzerland

October 22nd, 2016

The handmade lampshades, the tables and the wooden grid on the wall are made out of bamboo, a very sustainable and fast growing popular construction material in Asia. The petrol on the wall reminds of the pretty beaches of Thailand with it’s beautiful blue weather and it’s endless sky.

Puro branding concept by høly

September 30th, 2016

Combining nature’s most raw and pure elements in a saliently surrealistic way, PURO’s new presentation makes the most of natural light’s innumerable and beneficial properties along with black-and-white coarse landscapes’ majesty.

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.