Sustainable furniture manufacturer Herman Miller launches a new video series in which the company's stable of designers chat inspiration. First up? Humanitarian-minded nature boy and surfing enthusiast Yves Béhar.
At 15 square meters with an equal amount of outdoor living space, Jonas Wagell's flat-packed Mini House 2.0 is a lovely prefab retreat that can be assembled in just 2 days with no pesky permits required.
With construction starting to wrap up in anticipation of the opening ceremonies later this week, here's a look at the rest of the solar-powered homes showing at the 2012 Solar Decathlon Europe in Madrid.
With the kick-off event just days away, 20 collegiate teams hailing from 13 different countries have descended on Madrid for the 2012 Solar Decathlon Europe. Here's a look at 10 of the homes in the running ...
From Pamplona-based sustainable design firm DVELAS comes Living Sails, a collection of thoughtfully designed outdoor furniture made from retired sailcloth that would have otherwise been unceremoniously discarded.
Never a company to rest on its laurels, IKEA plans to open 100 'budget design' hotels across Europe. The bad news? Guests probably won't be able to order a platter of Swedish meatballs from room service at 2 a.m.