Rooftop Airplant Vertical Garden Hides Solar Panels

August 7, 2015


When the homeowners added solar panels to the roof of their spectacular Ray Kappe designed house in Los Angeles’s Rustic Canyon, they wanted to screen the panels with a design that celebrated their passion for airplants without sacrificing their view Read More...

Solar Energy From the Palm of Your Hand

June 24, 2015


Here’s a small bit of action you can take toward using more sustainable and renewable energy: the Little Sun solar LED light harnesses the power of the sun right in the palm of your hand. Let there be sustainable light Read More...

Flowerpot or Light?

December 19, 2010

It’s a grow-it-yourself plant kit that really isn’t. Schattengewächs, German Designer Maximilian Winkel’s light fixture, projects shadows of flowers, trees and even insects on to your wall. Don’t think of it as artificial flowers and plants, but rather as real … Read More...

Big Bad Wolf Can’t Blow Down This Straw House

September 16, 2009


One night the big bad wolf, who dearly loved to eat fat little piggies, came along and saw the first little pig in his house of straw.
He said “Let me in, Let me in, little pig or I’ll huff

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