February 04, 2013 | Home Couture Store
A new generation of liquid-cooled LED light bulbs are set to go on sale, which will result in energy savings for consumers. The revolutionary design developed by Switch, offers a longer life and a better performance than a regular bulb. They have encapsulated an integrated cooling system with an LED light bulb, which enables the bulb to have a longer performance [...]
January 28, 2013 | Home Couture Store
Olafur Eliasson‘s worldwide campaign for his Little Sun sustainable solar lights continues in a window display at La Rinascente in Milan, Italy.
October 30, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Designer Dan Goldstein has discovered a way to make cardboard strong enough to make permanent furniture. This sustainable in design chair Re-Ply uses a moulding technique to shape 4 layers of heavy duty corrugated cardboard into a strong shell that is comfortable to sit on.
October 25, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Sustainability and sourcing local materials is a key part of British textile and product designer Naomi Paul‘s creative process.
October 23, 2012 | Home Couture Store
The Presso is an espresso machine that requires no electricity whatsoever. Instead, the Presso uses press and pull a series of levers to turn packed ground beans into a perfect shot of espresso by using boiled water.
October 16, 2012 | Home Couture Store
The Basket Apartments in the 19th Arrondissement in Paris have an interesting façade. By Slovakian architect group OFIS.
October 03, 2012 | Home Couture Store
The Bristol and Bath Science Park saw the world’s largest solar chandelier. The 15 foot high solar powered chandelier was created by London-based artist Luke Jerram, he used 665 glass bulbs that are activated by sunlight.
October 02, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Named after the Greek God of rivers Inachus is an innovative and sustainable floating home by London-based architects: Sanitov Studio. The floating house was launched during the London Design Festival 2012 as part of their future-cities project.
September 13, 2012 | Home Couture Store
An innovative biodegradable chair constructed out of layers of stratum of coir, or coconut fibres, was designed by Dutch designer Jorrit Taekema. The material is made only from this natural composite,
September 03, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Carde Remeirdes’ goal with seawashed tables was “to design and hand-craft extraordinary one-of-a-kind tables, destined to be the focal point of any home.