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MOSStiles: Your Modular Living Tiles

Creating a refreshing interior ambiance can be made possible through planters and the like. Today, there is this new trend in sustainable wall coverings called modular living tiles or living walls and MOSStiles is one of the known product for this type. Despite of it being a living wall covering, it requires no watering need, fertilizer, and direct sunlight. One can simply maintain its lush green look with just enough ambient humidity alone. This will not only allow you to save time and water on maintenance works, but also it can give you a refreshing ambiance to your dull home or office space.

Mosstiles

Mosstiles

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Monte Rosa Eco-mountain Hut Design: Sustainably Stylish

When building homes on a mountain, it is highly expected to be eco-friendly, as architects will automatically sourced the materials locally. However, with the strong influence of modernization, some are blinded with the modern construction materials available in the market today but not the Switzerland Alpine Club that designed the Monte Rosa Mountain Hut. The hut is 90% sufficient using the abundant solar energy in Monte Rosa. Located 883 meters above the Swiss Alps, the Monte Rosa Mountain Hut is overlooking the actual beautiful landscape of the area, which allows its residents to have a close connection with nature. The hut has spacious and elegant interior, which is an added comfort as well.

Monte Rosa Mountain Hut

Monte Rosa Mountain Hut

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Palm Pendant Lamp: Your Stylish And Eco-friendly Pendant Lamp

Get a summer ambiance in your home whilst keeping your advocacy of keeping the environment safe at all times. The Palm Pendant Lamp is a lamp designed to bring brightness and color to your home with the numerous lively colors to choose from. This catchy and stylish pendant lamp from Kickity is 100% recyclable making it an eco-friendly one. One can easily have this stylish lamp hung easily, as it is a self-assembly type. It has 22 individual leaves that users can link together to form the refreshing and eye-catching palm-like lamp in just a matter of few minutes. Being a recyclable item, the Palm lamp is ideal for today’s current environment condition.

Palm Pendant Lamp

Palm Pendant Lamp

Source: Klickity via HomeDosh

Rubble-Bubble: A Dome Made Of Recycled Materials

Recycling items is challenging, as materials used are generally considered useless. However, the shallow thinking about supposed to be discarded materials does not affect Gert Eussen. He was able to reclaimed the used pebbles or bricks in their restructured garden and was able to create a sustainable small dome from it. Aside from the reclaimed pebbles, recycled woods are also used to create the dome’s door. Though the dome measure short and small and cannot be considered as a real home, the designer thinks that it is highly possible to build houses using the same reclaimed materials. Since pebbles and bricks are normally made of clay, the Rubble Bubble dome surely feel cold inside even when its scorching hot outside.

Rubble Bubble

Rubble Bubble

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Bamboo Stirrers: Refreshingly Stylish And Eco-friendly

We have seen so many eco-friendly designs from designers who want to do their part in saving the environment. With sustainable sources, the use of Bamboo is now becoming popular and the Bamboo Stirrers by Chinese manufacturers Bambu. As its name suggests, the stirrers are made of Bamboo. Another added green feature of the stirrers is it being handmade. The stirrers are approximately at 8” long and thus it can be used comfortable to stirrup your juice and other beverages in tall glasses. Available in a set of two, you and your partner can now easily enjoy a sustainable drink together.

Bamboo Stirrer

Bamboo Stirrer

Source: Branch

Bamboo Forest House: Refreshing And Eco-friendly

When it comes to using bamboo, a sustainable use of resources surely will come first to every environmentalist’s mind. This is because bamboo is a fast growing plant and can easily replenish in a short span, thus using bamboo won’t show any harm to the environment and thus using it is indeed eco-friendly. The Bamboo Forest House in Taiwain by London based ROEWUarchitecture uses bamboo as its façade, which surely will create a cooler feel to the home interior. If you have not yet been into bamboo bed, you surely do not have any idea how cool bamboo is. If I were to choose bamboo bed over any other beds, I definitely choose bamboo especially during hot season.

Bamboo Forest House

Bamboo Forest House

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Lham Lamp: The Eco-friendly Outdoor Lighting System

In my childhood, I can remember my brother and his dynamos. He used it to power his toy cars. I am not really familiar with dynamos not until a great submission from Joan Rojeski disseny sostenible team to IGreenSpot was made. The group presented an eco-friendly lamp called the Lham Lamp. Looking at its photos, the lamp looks elegant enough to be in your modern home. You can have it used to both indoor and outdoor purposes. The lamp uses LED lighting technology and a dynamo for its power needs. With all these features and sleek design, tell me if this is not sustainable enough.

Lham Lamp

Lham Lamp

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Pennyfields Chair: A Soon To Be Launched Eco-chair

Eco-friendly furniture designs are getting stylish as time flies. If you think that eco-friendly furniture has the worst look and design, you must then think a million times. The Pennyfields Chair is an eco-friendly sitting solution designed by Alex Whitney made of bamboo and refurbished steel. We all know that bamboo is a fast growing plant and a sustainable source of materials. The chair carried the elegant look and it surely will be perfect for your dining area or waiting area of your home or office. The chair will be launched at The Dock, London on September 22, 2010 for the London Design Festival, which will be happening on September 20 to 26.

Pennyfields Chair

Pennyfields Chair

Source: PLI Design

Eco-swivel Desk Lamp: An Eco-friendly Design From Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba

Storing old and broken items at home can be an eyesore. Why not give these items a new life by recycling. The Eco-swivel lamp by Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba is made from recycled broken furniture and a timber. Presumably, timbers used in this project are sustainably sourced or leftovers by wooden furniture manufacturers or makers. This sustainable lighting design is not only eco-friendly but also striking. This will be a perfect illuminating tool whilst playing as one of your eye-catching home décor. Patronizing this product will give everyone the chance to help save the earth and make it a better and safe place to live.

Eco-Lamp

Source: Marama via Stilsucht

Bamboo Herb Marker: An Eco-friendly Tool For Your Garden

To help save the environment, it does not need to be big. You can help combat global warming even in your little way. Having plenty of plants will do the trick as it provides fresh and clean air. If you wish to help save the earth by planting some herbs in your backyard or garden, why not go ahead and compliment it with the eco-friendly bamboo herb marker. We all know that bamboo is a sustainable source of materials, using it, as your herb marker definitely made you help save the earth even in this very simple way. You are not only producing fresh air into your home, you also have minimized carbon emission in manufacturing the markers unlike those made of aluminum, brass, and the like.

Bamboo Herb Marker

Bamboo Herb Marker

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