Design

Rihanna’s New Fragrance Reb’l Fleur Earns PETA Approval

January 18, 2011 / 1 Comment

The star singer Rihanna, who tops the hit list of PETA, as the “Worst Dressed” celebs in terms of cruelty to animals, seems to be on the track of a change. And the most notable fact in this regard is, PETA is also endorsing her new venture.

Scientists Developing Energy Generating Clothes

January 17, 2011 / No Comments

Scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas are engaged in developing an innovative product. To be precise, they are spinning yarn out of powder-infused carbon nanotubes.  These may help in creating textiles that can power the electronic mobile gadgets.

Indigo Air Hops On to A320 Neo Fuel-efficient Jets

January 17, 2011 / No Comments

This may be considered as a giant step in the area of greener air travels, but, considering the number of jets in the air, it is noteworthy. Indian airliner IndiGo  has become the first buyer of 150 Airbus A320 neo fuel-efficient jets, and this is regarded as the single largest order in commercial aviation history.

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell to Go into Production (Video)

January 12, 2011 / No Comments

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell will be soon into production as the company has confirmed their official plans. The proposed model is said to mimic the leaked, teased and test-driven prototype model that was tested by David Coulthard.

Deloitte Center Ushers in New Green Architecture

January 12, 2011 / No Comments

New Zealand is home to the nation’s first high rise tower. Adding to the charm, the new building – the Deolitte Center – has also achieved a 5-Star design rating with the New Zealand Green Building Council. The Deloitte center is a variety model in green architecture is a joint creation of architects Woods Bagot and Warren & ...

Ford Vertrek Concept Shown at Detroit Auto Show; Soft on the Environment

January 11, 2011 / No Comments

Ford has unveiled its new Vertrek concept at the Detroit Auto Show. The new Ford Vertrek concept builds on the Escape and Euro-market Kuga to preview Ford's next-gen global offering. It appears to be a sporty and sleek replacement for the Escape and Kuga with much fuel efficiency.

Alicia Silverstone Charms with New Collection for EcoTools

January 11, 2011 / 1 Comment

Alicia Silverstone, known for her environmental and animal welfare activism, is partnering for a new project that is to be launched this Spring. EcoTools is a company that deals with earth-friendly cosmetic, nail and bath accessories, which are incredibly soft and made from natural and recycled materials.

Going Green in the Cigarette Segment with Green Smoke

January 10, 2011 / 3 Comments

Smoker behavior seldom seems to change – except for the manner they choose their cigarettes. Cigarettes too are adapting themselves to greener environs.

Massive Wind Tower Proposed by Japanese Company

January 7, 2011 / No Comments

Japan-based ZENA Systems has come up with the proposal of a massive energy generating wind tower. The proposed location of the project is Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.

Gown Using Recycled Rubber Bands Made by New York Architect

January 7, 2011 / No Comments

A New York architect has created discarded rubber bands into an awesome gown. Margarita Mileva, made the “RB Dress”, using nearly nine pounds of the bands. This accounts for 14,235 rubber bands. Since the creator is  inspired by a variety of art forms, including the work of Swiss-German painter Klee and the early Bauhaus pioneers, this high-fashion