Design

Altanus Paper Watch Christened Patch

October 22, 2010 / 1 Comment

Popular watchmaker Altanus introduces Patch, their paper watch, which is the first of its kind. This biodegradable watch weighs only 11 grams that is 0.3 ounce and is ecologic with zero environmental impact. This thin structure appears just like second skin and thus naturally adapts to the wrist and is available in 10 neon colors and a litany of seasonal ...

Heading for Sweden? Check in to the TreeHotel!

October 21, 2010 / No Comments

The treehotel in Sweden provides a unique opportunity for those who live to live in the harmony of nature.  This structure actually comprises of a Mirrorcube cabin which could provide an amazing view of surrounding forest. It is supposed to be the ideal spot to spent vacation, staying away from the stress of the busy lives. The treehotel is in ...

Nissan Leaf Outlets in UK by End of November

October 19, 2010 / No Comments

Nissan Motors’s UK based outlets will become operational by the end of November for their new hybrid vehicle Leaf. The automaker company has earmarked 2,000 Leafs for the United Kingdom in 2011, and the vehicle hits the country dealers in March. Half of the orders received by the company are meant for fleets and only the other half is for ...

Dell Knocks HP Out of Top Green Spot

October 19, 2010 / 1 Comment

Dell, with a perfect score of 100, has moved up from its second position to first knocking HP out of the top spot in the green rankings of companies by Newsweek. The most significant thing about the ranking is that Apple failed to make into the top positions despite of its green efforts.

WWF’s New Green Roof is a Sight to Behold

October 14, 2010 / No Comments

Work was competed last month on the third largest green roof garden located in the city of Washington D.C. the initiative was carried out by WWF – The World Wildlife Fund – on their building as part of their efforts to create a model world home that was good for the environment.

Green Initiative Humanitarian Fashion Show: A Fashion Show Under a ‘Green’ Spotlight

October 14, 2010 / No Comments

In a move that they hope will prove that fashion and sustainability can indeed work well together, the Green Youth Movement – a Los Angeles based nonprofit organization – will present The Green Initiative Humanitarian Fashion Show. The show is being produced by The Gallery Los Angeles, and will take place at the Sunset Gower Studios on October 16th at ...

Kang Woo-Young Collage Scape Designs Green Landscapes for the Future

October 13, 2010 / No Comments

Kang Woo-Young, an associate professor at the Kaywon School of Art and Design in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea through his project titled ‘Collage Scape’ imagines a future which depicts man-made landscape structures including landscapes which mimics the natural world’s patterns and evokes the memories of nature.

Green Burial Options Include Recycled Newspaper Coffins & Sea-Salt Urns

October 11, 2010 / No Comments

The trade-show at the National Funeral Directors Association convention in New Orleans being held this week features green burial options such as recycled newspaper coffins, sea-salt urns, and the like. Passages International, a company from Albuquerque introduced biodegradable container in which the body or cremated remains are placed and it will break down quickly without doing harm to the earth ...

Google Street View Updated with South America & Antarctica

October 1, 2010 / No Comments

The Web giant Google has launched the updated version of its Street View. The feature which was first made available in 2007 now includes images of South America and Antarctica too. Though the coverage is currently limited Brazil, Ireland and Antarctica, for the time being, it is the first time such images have been available of every continent on the ...

Northern California Artists Mark Grieve & Ilana Spector Erect a Monumental Cyclisk

September 9, 2010 / 1 Comment

An obelisk, titled ‘cyclisk’ has been built by Mark Grieve and Ilana Spector, artists hailing from Northern California. The monumental sculpture, which is made out of recycled bicycles, stands 65 feet tall and weighs around 10,000 pounds. It is one of three other bicycle structures built by Grieve.