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Last-Minute Gifts That Give Back: A 2016 Holiday Buying Guide

Sustainable gifts for the environment, your budget, and your neighbors around the globe, ending 2016 on a much-needed high note.
Eleanor Lambert
12.22.16
Design
Design

A Vietnamese Designer Is Updating Eco-Design with Ancient Knowledge

Up your trip’s artistic ante by learning the craft of eco-friendly garment design.
Kara Weisenstein
8.21.16
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Design

Inside the Quest to Make Skateboards 100% Recyclable

Beyond sustainable skateboards, Finland-based company Uitto’s big dream is to make a global skateboard recycling exchange.
DJ Pangburn
7.12.16
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Design

Beyond Vivienne Westwood: When Designers Become Activists

The tips, tricks, and secrets we learned from talking to Miki Agrawal and Céline Semaan Vernon at AIGA NY's "Beyond Vivienne Westwood: Fashion brands that are changing the world."
Sami Emory
10.26.15
Art
Art

A Giant Water Filter Sculpture Channels the Tree of Life

Emerging architect Andrés Jaque's 'COSMO' at MoMA PS1 raises awareness about the water crisis (and looks good doing it).
Beckett Mufson
6.24.15
Art
Art

Let's Bring This Forest to Times Square

Ecologist Marielle Anzelone needs your help to make 'PopUP Forest: Times Square' a reality.
Sami Emory
3.18.15
Art
Art

Gaze Up at an Aurora Borealis Made from Advanced LEDs

Studio Roosegaarde's latest exhibition asks what the Netherlands would look like if it was still underwater.
Beckett Mufson
2.25.15
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Design

Paris, 2050: The Smog-Eating Smart City of the Future?

See Vincent Callebaut Architectures plans for 8 buildings that would recast Paris as sustainable utopia.
Becky Chung
1.12.15
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Design

See Plans For The World’s First Underwater City

Soon there could be an IRL Atlantis off the coast of Japan.
Sami Emory
11.21.14
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Design

A Cardboard 'Pill' a Day Keeps Dead Smartphone Batteries Away

Designer Tsung Chih-Hsien may have the antidote to low battery syndrome, in the form of these small, eco-friendly cardboard pellets.
Wouter Kloot at The Creators Project Netherlands
11.20.14
china
china

An Urban Utopia In The Clouds Won The Shenzen Super City Award

'Cloud Citizens' is an eco-friendly superstructure designed to give more to the environment than it takes/
Beckett Mufson
9.16.14
london
london

A Duck-Shaped Solar Pavilion Could Help Power Copenhagen

The future of solar energy is right around the corner— and it's shaped like a giant duck.
Beckett Mufson
7.18.14