GE Recreates Van Gogh Painting with Plants for London’s National Gallery

Van Gogh Garden by General Electric
above: digital composite of living painting and

GE (General Electric) and London’s National Gallery just unveiled an ecomaginative collaboration – an installation of Van Gogh’s famous A Wheatfield with Cypresses, made from over 8,000 living plants and on display on the western side of the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. (more…)

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UPCYCLING: Stunning Bowls Made From Plastic Water Bottles.

plastic bowls made from water bottles

Artist Gülnur Özdağlar creates elegant and unusual looking bowls transformed from PET bottles. She calls this process “upcycling”. Her aim is to substitute with labor and artistic value the characteristics that the material loses during transformation, thereby obtaining a product of higher value. The collection is named Tertium Non Data (translated from Latin means: the third is not given) and is an alchemic term which refers to the process of combining two disparate elements to create a new, third element. (more…)

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Surfboards Inspired By WWII Fighter Planes From Kana.

surfboards inspired by fighter planes

Kana Surfboards runs the gamut when it comes to the long, short and special boards they design and create. Their designs include high-end Carbon Fiber and Diamond (metallic auto paint) surfboards, stunning custom wood boards, even recyclable bamboo fiber resin boards. And now… Surfboards inspired by Fighter Planes. (more…)

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An Amphibious Floating Garden That Purifies The Water, The Physalia.

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The Gulf could use of couple of these right now. A futuristic vessel designed to clean European waterways, the “Physalia” project is an architectural prototype that aims at meeting the mutual needs of the sustainable management of water as a resource by architect Vincent Callebaut. (more…)

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Doggy Style. Picking Up Poo With Aplomb.

jungeschachtel dog poop bags

The ultimate gift for cosmopolitan dog lovers. Jungeschachtel dog poo bags, are the most stylish, hygienic and environmentally friendly way to pick up that stinky stuff your canine leaves behind. (more…)

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Edel Rodriguez Illustrates The Mohawk Loop Paper Catalog.

Artist Edel Rodriquez, a former art director for TIME magazine, was commissioned by Tomorrow Partners to create a series of illustrations for a catalog introducing Mohawk Loop, a new line of recycled and environmentally preferable papers, manufactured with windpower and made carbon neutral. (more…)

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