Functional and Fashionable Lamp Doubles as a Planter

August 12, 2016

lamp doubles as a planter

I love double duty and multi-functional designs, and a lamp doubling as planter is kind of a no-brainer since plants need light. Lighting and plants are a symbiotic pairing that can be both fashionable and functional, stylish and sustainable.

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A Lego Up on 3D-Printed Bird House

August 11, 2016

3D-Printed Bird House

Is 3D-printed architecture for the birds? It is now. The organic branch-like façade of Bird House is based on Cairo pentagonal tiling, a pattern that appears in many Islamic decorative designs and on the streets of Cairo.

3D-Printed Bird House

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A Bird’s Nest For People Doubles as Hydroponic Garden

July 27, 2016

Bird's Nest For People

Milan-based DesignLibero describes their design practice as an interaction between form and function. If their multifunctional Nido (Italian for nest) is any example of this, then I’d say their work is more a combination of form, function and fun.

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3D Printed Vases Dress Up Recycled Plastic Water Bottles

July 21, 2016

3D Printed Vase

Designer Libero Rutilo has created an inspiring collection of design vases combining upcycling and 3D printing technology. The project gives a second life to the empty PET bottle, which would be otherwise end up in a landfill.

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Martina Lang’s “Paper/Plant” Photography Series

July 14, 2016

'paper/plant’ photography series

Photographer Martina Lang’s nature-themed works all contain underlying elements of humor and surrealism. Her pastel ‘paper/plant’ photography series exudes a softness, capturing various plants peeking out of abstract paper shapes against a backdrop of a clean white wall and natural Read More...

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