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Earth Safe’s range of eco-friendly art and craft finishes includes acrylic paint, perfect paint, fabric paint, varnishes, textures, sealers and stains.  Find out more on their website.


via Crafting A Green World

The Waste Is The Best furniture collection from Skate Sudy House, is made 100% of throwaway materials and is constructed from excess skateboard cutouts of laminated wood.

the_waste_is_the_best space shelves

Skate Study House’s collection of furniture and home accessories made from skateboard components includes the Jet Set Lounger – instantly recognisable now having been featured in many design blogs and publications.  The company have also previously donated skate bookshelves to the Tony Hawk Foundation for the auction at Stand Up For Skateparks, in order to raise money to build free public skateparks across the US.

skate study house jet set

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Margaret Teich over at The Lazy Environmentalist has put together a round up of uber-cool accessories made from recycled inner tubes – check it out.

inner tube bad via lazyenvoronmentalist

inner tube flipflops via lazyenvironmentalist

Designers WonJae Lee, Sunkyu Kim and Sangjun Hahn have developed a paper based, biodegradeable alternative to plastic bubble wrap.  The product is called Paper Wrap, and while it’s not as versatile as bubble wrap, it has great potential for further development, and is definitely a big step in the right direction.

paper wrap via ecofriend

via Ecofriend

How much visualising would I have to do to manifest one of these babies in the driveway of my (future) eco-house…?  Sleek, sexy, silent, carbon fibre body, all electric so no emissions… one day, it will be mine. Oh yes.

Well, a girl can dream… 🙂

Tesla Motors website

Check out Sam Leppanen’s piece on the Tesla Roadster over at Green By Design


Whirlpool and Elmar have unveiled the Green Living Kitchen at the Milan Furniture Fair.   The concept was designed by Ludovica and Roberto Palomba who describe it as “a new kitchen dimension in which technology and ecology meet and blend in a convivial and wellness oriented setting”.

Using Whirlpool Sixth Sense technology and Elmars’ natural high temperature treated wood, it incorporates a living plant and herb wall, and centres around a large wooden table which becomes the heart of the kitchen.  The appliances re-use water and heat, significantly reducing energy consumption and cost.



Greenhouse Nightclub, New York City –

“is the first eco-friendly nightlife destination.   A bi-level 6,000 square foot club, lounge and event space built from recycled or recyclable materials, Greenhouse went the extra mile to receive L.E.E.D registration, which is awarded by the United States Green Buildings Council for environmentally conscious construction and design.

Greenhouse was designed by Antonio Di Oronzo, principal of Bluarch Architecture.




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July 2020