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Golden Tortoise Beetle

<b>Golden Tortoise Beetle</b><p>Though it looks exceedingly pretty and jewel-like, this little beetle is actually incredibly metal. At just 5 to 8 millimetres long, the Golden Tortoise Beetle (<i>Charidotella sexpunctata</i>) is native to North America, found on plants such as sweet potato and morning glory. But upset one of these little guys and things change very quickly—they are the first known insect species to have the ability to rapidly change colour, not only when agitated but also during copulation …

The Union Wood Wallet Is Perfect for Card-Carrying Minimalists

The Union is a slim minimalist wallet made from a solid wood piece and injection molded elastomer. The design is simple, streamlined and perfect for …

Natural Swimming Ponds Ditch the Chemicals

This gorgeous swimming pool isn’t a typical chlorine-filled watering hole–it’s actually a natural swimming pond that relies on plants to filter the …

Bower to Debut Magnetic Polaris Lighting at BKLYN Designs 2013

Bower is new to the Brooklyn design family but they are off to a resplendent start with a series of playful interiors. Founded by Danny Giannella and …

Qubis Haus Is A Coffee Table That Transforms Into A Dollhouse!

Having kids means more than stocking up on baby necessities (as well as buying some not-so-essential items): often it feels like our homes are …

Danielle Trofe's LED Hourglass Lamps Are Powered by Falling Sand

After the debut of her Live Screen hydroponic garden during NY Design Week 2012, Brooklyn-based designer Danielle Trofe is returning this year with a …

ZGF Architects' Randall Children's Hospital Celebrates Healing Through Sustainable Design

ZGF Architects recently added yet another sustainable building to their resume in Portland, Oregon. The new Randall Children’s Hospital at the Legacy …

Koostik: A Zero-Energy Wood Speaker to Amp Up Your iPhone

Koostik continues to unite nature and technology with their latest handmade wooden iPhone accessory called Pivot. Similar to other speakers currently …

Nurseryworks Stylish District Crib Transforms Into an Adult-Sized Desk or Daybed

The gorgeous District Crib from Nurseryworks gives repurposing a whole new meaning. Not only is this amazingly designed crib made with repurposed …

Happy Tuesday! Just saw that our Caravan Divan is the lead story on Milk's design pages today. http://www.milkmagazine.net/caravan-divan-par-kalon-studio/ http://www.milkmagazine.net/categorie/design/

Eco-Friendly Items for Sustainable Home Decor

What does sustainable living look like in 2013? Clean-lined furniture made of reclaimed wood, organic cotton bedding, solar-powered string lights and …

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What To Do With All Those Wooden Spoons!

All you need are some wooden spoons. It is really that simple. A quick project or a quick accent, these quaint little pieces can do more than you may …

Sustainable House Hidden In A Dense Oak Forest

Choosing the location is the first step towards having a dream house. So if you prefer privacy and wish to live somewhere surrounded by nature, then …

The Pros And Cons Of Wooden Pallets

Since there are so many different DIY projects that involve pallets we thought it could be useful to offer you a more generalized analysis on this …

Aellon Gives Shipwrecks New Life in Unique Furniture Pieces

When it comes to finding unique materials for their gorgeous handcrafted interiors, New York-based design firm Aellon has carved out a special niche …

Diederik Schneemann Constructs a Table from Flip-Flops Found Along Kenya's Beaches

Dutch designer Diederik Schneeman recently added a new object to his wonderful collection called Flip Flop Story. Crafted from used flip-flops washed …

ROPE ME Interiors Made From 100% Recycled Materials Unveiled During Milan Design Week

Zona Tortona showcases unique, outside-the-box thinking every year during Milan Design Week – and few designers exemplify this better than Italy’s …

Atelier CMJN Unveils Plans for Sustainable Great Fen Visiting Center in the UK

Atelier CMJN recently unveiled plans for the new Great Fen Visitor Center, a wooden sustainable structure set halfway between the wetlands and dry …

Roel de Boer's English Roofing Tile Could Transform Any Roof into a Vibrant Garden

Roel de Boer’s New English Roofing Tile is a new green building product that could transform urban roofs into vibrant gardens. The plastic tiles are …

Required Reading: Building with Cob and Using Natural Finishes

My greatest architectural pet peeve? Buildings (newer ones, in my observations) that don’t breathe. And by this, I mean interiors that are stuffy and …

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DIY: How to Make the Simple Cooling Cloths from The Lost Kitchen in Freedom, Maine<p>by Annie Quigley<p>The Lost Kitchen: A Glimpse Inside Maine’s Most …

Chissick Design Turns Salvaged Wood Scraps Into Beautiful Fused Furniture

Chissick Design just unveiled a new collection of beautiful fused wood furniture. Each piece is made of scrap wood collected from different …

Kita Josef-Felder-Strasse by Hiendl Schineis Architekten

‘Oo’ desk lamp by Sverre Uhnger

Oslo-based designer Sverre Uhnger has created the ‘Oo’ desk lamp.<p>Description from Sverre Uhnger<p>The starting point for the design was my fascination …

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D*Table: A Table with Infinite Possibilities by The D*Haus Company

The D*Table, by The D*Haus Company, is bound to solve any table and storage solutions you might have. First, it’s 8 tables in 1. Yes, EIGHT. That …