Friday, December 17, 2010
Comprised of a choker and stylized daisy pendant, this eco-chic necklace is made from recycled rubber washers strung together with steel wire.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Made from recycled olive tins, these cute "Splish Splash" kitchen toys are handmade in Switzerland and Germany. From Berlin-based Rafinesse & Tristesse. 30 x 25 x 60 cm
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
This colorful patchwork bench from Georgia-based artist Margret Taylor is made from reclaimed wood and doubles as a skinny coffee table--great for tiny apartments! Available in 5 colors, classic (shown here), harvest, natural, pastel, and whites. 47" x 18" x 17"
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
37% of the fibers used in Karastan SmartStrand carpets are made from a renewable resource--corn based polymers--resulting in an earth-friendly carpeting choice for modern consumers.
Monday, December 13, 2010
These beautiful reclaimed slate place mats from London Kills Me make a wonderful addition to the eco-modern table. Sold in sets of 4 or 6, they are individually cut and printed to order. Approximately 29.5cm x 25.5cm
Friday, December 10, 2010
These sparkly coasters are made from recycled glass infused pottery. Available in 8 colors including Green Goddess, Tropical Water, and Amethyst Crystal. 4.25"
Thursday, December 09, 2010
These sleek, contemporary light "pendants" are made from Weck's canning jars and fitted with energy saving CFL bulbs. Handmade to order. From San Francisco based Tehrani Baylis Design. 2.5W x 8.5H
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
What could be better than this comfy cozy outdoor living room overlooking the sea? Comprising a couch and coffee table, each made from a base of straw in which a lush carpet of grass is grown--mowing required! Look for the outdoor living rooms at National Trust properties throughout the UK.
Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Fed up with cubicle life? If you're ready to start working from home, check out this green office pod brought to you straight from the UK. Made from sustainable, environmentally friendly materials, including timber sourced from FSC forests, 100% recyclable aluminum windows and doors, and solvent-free paints.
Monday, December 06, 2010
This round storage box is made from recycled subway maps. Attractive and trendy, it's the perfect accessory for home or office. 3 ¾’’H x 4 ½’’D
Friday, December 03, 2010
Perfect for dinner parties and special occasions, these eco-friendly dinner plates are handcrafted in Dorset, VT, USA from maple wood that is harvested from managed North American hardwood forests. Laser etched with a twig pattern, unfinished. 7 x 7 in.
Thursday, December 02, 2010
This practical, yet stylish shoulder bag is made from a variety of recycled materials including Virgin Atlantic seat covers, surplus military fabric, seat belts, and bicycle inner tubes. Available in orange, blue, gray and red. 37×25 cm (approx. 10 x 15 in.)
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
This sturdy EcoTots Table & Stools is just the right size for your tiny tots. Made from formaldehyde-free FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified birch plywood and finished with a non-toxic water based stain. UV cured finishes minimize greenhouse gases. Easy assembly--no tools required! From InModern. Available in Fire (shown here), cocoa, leaf, and natural. Table: 26.5"L x 26.5"W x 16.75"H Stools: 11.5"L x 11.5"W 10.25"H