Lawn Mowed Into Checkerboard Becomes Natural Social Distancing Space

June 26, 2020

The novel Cornavirus has inspired some novel ideas. From personal glass greenhouses at an Amsterdam restaurant, stuffed pandas occupying chairs in a Bangkok eatery, to pool noodle hats at a cafe in Germany, people are exercising their collective creativity to Read More...

Amsterdam Restaurant To Serve Guests in Individual Glass Greenhouses

May 8, 2020

As the world braces itself for the reopening’s new normal and wonders what that will look like, a waterside Amsterdam restaurant will be serving guests candlelit plant-based meals in the safety of individual glass greenhouses.

To maintain minimal physical contact … Read More...

Street Art and Strikes For Climate Change

September 18, 2019

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From New York City to Berlin and beyond, artists take to the streets to claim unsanctioned public spaces in which to communicate statements about heated political and social issues, often impassioned pleas to the masses for Read More...

Escape Off-Grid With This Smart Self-Sustainable Mobile Micro Home

May 1, 2019

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Here’s a civilized idea for getting away from civilization…or for hunkering down right in your own backyard. Escape off-grid (or not) with Ecocapsule, an egg-shaped smart, self-sustainable mobile micro home powered by high-efficiency solar panels and a wind turbine.Read More...

Twelve Awesome Outdoor Poufs

April 23, 2019

Add one or more of these soft, weather-resistant outdoor ottomans to your indoor-outdoor space, and… pouf ! you’ve got a relaxed area for gathering or just putting your feet up.

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From Fatboy, one of my favorite brands. Move this large … Read More...

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