Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Eco Living


This Cork Table and Stool by Jasper Morrison not only looks great, but it's made from a fully renewable resource, too. Available at Design Within Reach. Via style saves the world.




January 31 was the Earth Pledge FutureFashion runway show in NYC, the night before the official launch of New York Fashion Week. Twenty-eight internationally recognized designers joined in the creation of a one-of-kind collection that features all organic fibers and textiles. Read more on the show here. Shown above is a cream organic wool dress by Imitation of Christ, from the 2005 show. (Photo: Dan Lecca) Via Inhabitat.




Jericho Hands’ Bakelite Telephone LED Lamp recently won Liberty’s ‘Most Promising Newcomer’ Award. Not only does this desk lamp recycle old technology, but it's low energy, too! Available from The Greenhaus. Via Style Will Save Us.

ODG

Last year graphic designer Kyle T. Webster created a very funny self promo video called Original Design Gangsta. To his surprise it went viral, and, as he says on a post on the ispot's art talk forum, "I learned that self promos can be far more successful and even make news when we illustrators/designers try something totally untraditional." Have a look here.
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