Friday, March 30, 2007

Recycled Glass Tray Kit

Weekend project alert! For you crafty types, this kit contains everything you need to make a couple of mod, mod trays for your mod, mod tableware. Combines 100% recycled glass with retro fabrics. Choose from three different sizes and a variety of fabrics.

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Molehill Pillow

This cool and comfy pillow is made from certified organic materials using Climatex Lifecycle yarns, felt, and organic cotton. Filled with Kapok, an eco-friendly fiber straight from the rainforests of Malaysia. Sold in a range of colors. 9 in. x 18 in.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Recycled Metal Luggage

Using misprinted, recycled galvanized, and copper metal sheeting, EATIT World, which stands for Ecological Applications of Technology for International Trade, has created this lightweight, sturdy, post-modern luggage. Double locks, recycled leather corners, jute lining, and cane handles make these suitcases as eco-friendly as they come.

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Marmoleum: Eco-Friendly Flooring

I love this flooring material so much that I've posted two pictures displaying its versatility. Manufactured by a company in the UK, this eco-friendly substitute for linoleum is made from natural materials including linseed oil, pine rosin, chalk, and wood flour. Durable and beautiful, there are 30 colors to work with. The perfect flooring material for your post-modern home.

Monday, March 26, 2007

Reclaimed Railroad Tie Cubes

These storage cubes are made from reclaimed railroad ties from South Africa and add rustic charm to your "green" contemporary decor. Sold individually, they are 14.5 inches square with a naturally weathered finish.

Friday, March 23, 2007

Martini Glasses

These beautiful martini glasses are hand poured and made from 91% recycled glass. Pigments are added to create the jewel tone colors. Salud!

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Mod Mobiles

Inspired by the natural world (sea urchins anyone?), these mod mobiles are made from honeycomb board manufactured from recycled paper and water-based glue. They are lightweight and easy to assemble, and would look super in a loft space. Natural, lime green, and other colors.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Desk by CardBoard Design

Lightweight yet sturdy, this simply mod desk is made from honeycomb corrugated cardboard that is manufactured from recycled corrugated cardboard, kraft paper, newspapers, and straw. No screws, recycled, recyclable, and no traditional glue. Adhesives are derived from natural sources.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Mod Green Wallpaper

This vinyl free wallpaper from mod green pod is nothing short of fab! Silkscreened by hand it contains no chemical finishes. Available in two patterns and several colors, Butterfly Jubilee (shown) and Grand Jubilee.

Monday, March 19, 2007

Silver Foil Placemats

Made from discarded potato chip wrappers, these silver colored placemats double as chargers and are sure to add elegance to any table. 16 in. diameter. Set of 6 in a round box that can be used as a tray. Fair trade product from Nepal.

Friday, March 16, 2007

Recycled Leather Luggage Tags

These pretty luggage tags are made from recycled leather. Available in five mod colors: aqua, lipstick, petrol, white, and brown. Each measures 10cm x 5 cm, about the size a business card. Don't leave home without them!

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Water HyacinthTable

This wild and wonderful side or end table is made from the stems of water hyacinths, an invasive plant that is crowding out native plant species in the United States and clogging the waterways. Glass top included. Measures 19"H x 20"W x 20" D.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Becca Stool

The Becca stool is a versatile piece of furniture that doubles as a small bench or coffee table as well. Made from smoked bamboo, a sustainable material, it measures 30"W x 16"H x 15"D. Designed by Anthony Marschak, manufactured by Adapt Design.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Cozy Cat House

A cozy outdoor home for your cat. The exterior panels are made from cladboard, an environmentally friendly material laminated with recycled newspaper. Front and back doors with plexiglass windows. Interior measures 21 x 15 x 14 inches.

Monday, March 12, 2007

Roll of the Dice

These dice aren't so much post-mod as they are funky and interesting. Made from recycled lead-free foil from the necks of wine bottles, which are wrapped around a block of wood and fastened with upholstery tacks. What a concept!

Friday, March 09, 2007

Glass Lollipops for the Garden

Gotta love these glass lollipops! Made by hand from recycled glass, plant them in the garden or stand a few in an umbrella stand inside the house for a unique look.

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Brooklyn Rockwerks Table Fountain

The artist behind this table fountain is Adam Distenfeld. He collects rocks and rubble from construction sites and turns them into works of art inhis Brooklyn studio. His stunning sculptures or fountains are perfect for the mid-century modern home.

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Bamboo Garden Bench

This rustic bench can be used inside the house or out in the garden. It's handmade from bamboo logs, an eco-friendly, sustainable, and renewable building material.

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

EnviroGlas Terrazzo Tile

Modern, contemporary, eco-friendly, and beautiful is how these terrazzo floor tiles can be described. Made from recycled glass, these tiles shimmer when the sunlight hits them--each glass chip acting as a tiny prism. Durable, low maintenance EnviroGlas terrazzo tiles are a great option for your mod home.

Monday, March 05, 2007

Bamboo Vase

This bamboo vase is made by hand from spun bamboo. Measures 12 inches tall. Use a single vase as an accent or group several together. Great accessory for any room in the house!

Friday, March 02, 2007

Bamboo Daisy Wall Clock

This funky retro looking clock in the shape of a square daisy is made from sustainably harvested carbonized bamboo ply with a formaldehyde free low VOC satin finish. Quartz mechanism. Measures 11 in. x 11 in.

Thursday, March 01, 2007

Curvaceous Vases

These elegant vases are the perfect accessories for your post-modern decor. Made from recycled newsprint wrapped around recycled aluminum vases. Available in several shapes and sizes.