Playing catch up: Inspiration station
Looking for a bit of uplifting reading this weekend? Check out these stories on winter gardening, glass bottle upcycling and central heating eschewing.
Fri, Jan 22 2010 at 5:52 PM
the Clamp Lamp, an eco-friendly, LED desk lamp from Dutch designer Dana Cannam. That's it pictured at left.
The New York Times profiles
several brave, warm-blooded souls who decide, for one reason or another, to go without central heating during the chilly winter months.
The Los Angeles Times chats
with Steve Cherry, founder of a San Diego-based start-up called BottleHood that upcycles discarded glass bottles into vases, tumblers, and other household items.
Dwell is pumped up
about Method's new line of eco-friendly laundry detergent that replaces the standard screw-top measuring cup with a handy dandy pump.
The Washington Times tours
a Civil War-era townhouse in Capitol Hill that's been treated to a beautiful, green renovation. The historic home is now over twice the size and carbon-neutral. Big spenders take note: It's also on the market for $939,900.
Design Milk digs
Ramon Coronado's Mercado Negro line of furniture that transforms old shopping carts into a stylish chair, table, lamp, and swing.
Planet Green gives
"5 Good Reasons to Consider Living in a Yurt (Really)." Makes sense, I guess, because everybody yurts ... sometimes.
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