Amazing lamps made from PET bottles. Found in Columbia, designed by Alvaro Catalan De Ocon, made in Columbia and sold in top design stores throughout Europe. This project helps to answer the global pollution problem, it offers work to the unemployed artisans of Bogota and results in pure beauty.
Bracelet made by Pingo as seen in The Canary Islands. My new favorite.
Patagonia has partnered with eco-friendly biomaterial firm Yulex to create the first plant-based wetsuit. The natural rubber is made from the guayule plant and uses water as a solvent where ”Traditional rubber plants and synthetic rubber production both use environmentally harmful solvents and create a vast amount of non-biodegradable byproducts”. They’re now sharing their findings with all of the other major wetsuit producers in the hopes of having the largest environmental impact.
Created in 2011 the regenerated nylon6 yarn uses post consumer waste such as fishing nets and carpets and has blown my previous acceptance of needing man made fibers for the sake of sportswear completely out of the water. Brilliant!
Beautiful, simple coconut bowls sitting flat with a little ingenuity.
All of the locals are wearing shoes made out of tyres here in Peru. So beautiful and so simple. Yo voy a comprar $3 a pair and bought from the hands that made them
These under water sculpture gardens in Cancun, Mexico are designed to restore and sustain the coral reef growth and bio-diversity of the area. Made from a special concrete that’s PH neutral and anti-corrosive. A perfect art project by Jason deCaires Taylor