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Off-Grid Getaway Offers Sustainable Solitude

XPRIZE | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
XPRIZE

Meet the undeniably adorable Ecocapsule, a tiny (approximately 8 ft. by14 ft. by 7 ft.) self-sustaining portable house that can be plunked down pretty much anywhere sunlight is available to provide an extremely intimate living situation for up to two people.

Trashkea Home Design: Trash + Ikea + Design = Eco-cheap Chic (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 07.19.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

Most designers begin a remodel by choosing what to trash. Petz Scholtus chose what to collect from the trash to be upcycled (i.e. recycled for a higher use), proving with her remodel that green design could be affordable and stylish.

Woodsy Goods: Women Who Rock at Rustic

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chauncey Zalkin

I'm a writer who considers each journal I buy very carefully. It can make or break the next month of writing, so I can appreciate Nina Judin's work. She knows how to weave and glue a heartfelt handmade journal to perfection.

The Kitchen of the Future Today

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

[T]here have been a lot of new ideas in how you design a kitchen, what you put in it, where it goes when you are not using it. We look at some of the ...

When Your Dorm Goes Green And Local

nytimes.com | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Thoreau said education often made straight-cut ditches out of meandering brooks. But not at the EcoDorm, which houses 36 undergraduates and is the spi...

High-End African Design Debuts in New York, NY

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Summer Rayne Oakes

The large size, intricate detailing, and one-of-a-kind artisan craftsmanship makes the Sofala plate the epitome of fine African art.