October 31, 2011 § Leave a comment
Ever wondered how could you add some interest to your collection of figurines or some wooden/china animals? Perhaps you just don’t want to trash them up or store them somewhere only to add clutter to your already crowded living space. I once wrote about a « Read the rest of this entry »
October 31, 2011 § 1 Comment
Simple like it grew there by itself, very natural looking (it makes me think of a bird nest and tree branches), the design from Straw Collective is really an inspiring design. Congratulations, I’m loving it. « Read the rest of this entry »
August 31, 2011 § 1 Comment
Perhaps you’ve stumbled upon one of my previous articles on ceramic lamps and if you read my blog you know that I always try to find great designs which are functional and eco-friendly. That’s why I bash petroleum-based plastic and other toxic materials. Clay/Porcelain is easier to obtain than glass or metal but it’s still energy intensive while making. Air-Dried Porcelain would be a dream come true for DIYers. Consumerism is a plague these days so anything self-sufficient and sustainable is a blessing.
Originating from Argentina, this Cold porcelain, aka “porcelana fria”, is a « Read the rest of this entry »
August 14, 2011 § 2 Comments
After spending some time in Nigeria, where people rely mostly on wood to cook their meals, which leads to all kind of respiratory illnesses as well as pollution, MIT professor David Wilson designed a solar cooker that stores the sun’s power in the form of a melted mineral salt which can then deliver the heat for 25 hours at a time with constant temperatures of above 450 degrees « Read the rest of this entry »
April 26, 2011 § Leave a comment
Just want to quickly point this out: ecovative, the company that has developed the green packaging and insulation materials made using mushroom mycelia, and which I have already covered in a couple of blog posts, have made some significant steps to go into mainstream products.
First they have teamed up with « Read the rest of this entry »