How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013

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Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.

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ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction manual that teaches any … Read More…

Hourglass Lamp Powered by Falling Sands of Time

May 10, 2013

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Back from the sustainable design drawing board after the success of her Live Screen vertical garden we featured last year, designer Danielle Trofe, will be debuting her new Hourglass lighting series at Wanted Design during New York Design Week.Read More…

Hurricane Sandy Felled Trees Used in Treehouse Installation

April 28, 2013

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Photo by Caroline Voagen Nelson.

What happens when a New York–based treehouse architect gets a hold of oak trees felled by Hurricane Sandy? 

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He creates a site-specific art installation at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Treehouse architect Roderick Romero utilized salvaged … Read More…

Colorful Outdoor Poufs From Post-Consumer Waste

April 23, 2013

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I spotted and fell in love with these colorful outdoor poufs for which Australian designer Cindy-Lee Davies utilizes post-consumer waste, employing traditional crocheting techniques to weave nylon equestrian ropes over old tires.

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Whimsically called Tis Knot, the covers are fully washable, color … Read More…

IKEA Products Become Compact Kitchen With Planters

April 18, 2013

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How’s this for inventiveness? During Milan Design Week at Zona Tortona, designers from Testi di Legno exhibited a cool compact kitchen design assembled entirely from select Ikea pieces.

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Designers Elia Maurizi and Francesco Pepa’s Unacucina kitchen would work well in a … Read More…

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