Archive for the “environment” category

Balcony Garden

by Tanya on April 5, 2011

With the spring season quickly settling in, now is the time to begin making plans for your summer garden. For those of us living in apartments and small spaces sometimes growing plants seems like a daunting task, however, you don’t (…)

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Type of Rescue

by Jill on March 28, 2011

Character is a Finnish company who saves dismantled signage from demolition. By salvaging these letters that have graced the cityscape for years, Character gives them a new life by fixing them and replacing their old lighting with LEDs making them (…)

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Drawing On The Walls

by Jill on March 2, 2011

Have you ever wished for a pattern of your favourite art print to cover an entire wall or even a whole room in your home? Los Angeles based company, Pottok, is offering hand-silk screened wallpapers with patterns illustrated and designed (…)

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Design Against Obsolescence

by Jill on February 25, 2011

I am on the fence when it comes to the theory of planned obsolescence but we know that most companies manufacture goods which are not specifically designed to live a long product life. Vitsoe is a company doing the opposite, (…)

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