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Ceramic Clothing

Unique dresses, skirts, pants, and shirts crafted out of recycled ceramic tiles. Second Hand ceramic clothes made by Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova. Also check out: Balloon Dresses
Tags: Design, Inspiration, Zhanna Kadyrova


Innovative fish adoption program protects San Marcos River from invasive species

Like any ecosystem, the San Marcos River is happier without invasive species taking over. This spring-fed river in San Marcos, Texas, maintains its 72-degree temperature year-round, making it popular with humans, fish and turtles who live in the area. But a problem arises when humans decide they no longer want their exotic aquarium fish and decide to release these non-native species into the river. Fortunately, the San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department has devised an innovative way to prote...
Tags: Design, San Marcos, Blanco, Howard, San Marcos Texas, San Marcos River, San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department, Melani Howard, Eric Weeks, San Marcos River Watershed


IPCC landmark report warns about the state of the oceans, polar ice content and the climate crisis

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — which is, in fact, the UN body responsible for communicating on the deteriorating climate — has officially recognized the oceans as a critical component in the climate change crisis. Warming ocean temperatures are becoming commonplace and are melting ice sheets and glaciers and contributing to rising sea levels. Additionally, the warm waters affect the ocean’s oxygen levels. As these phenomena accelerate toward a tipping poin...
Tags: Design, Ipcc, Ocean, Un


Disneys American parks will now offer hundreds of vegan menu items

The “Happiest Place” on Earth will begin adding hundreds of plant-based dishes. The rollout will begin this October at Disney World, then make its way to Disneyland in 2020. More than 400 vegan dishes will be prepared and served at Disney’s fast-service and dine-in restaurants throughout the park. With more than 602 places to eat at the theme park in Florida and California, there will be more than enough places to catch a healthy bite. Due to the park’s many themed sections, Disney has developed...
Tags: Florida, Design, California, Disney, Earth, Walt Disney Company, Disneyland, Disneyworld, Disney World, Thomas Smith


Artist suspends a giant cube filled with images of ocean plastic inside a London museum

Architectural and design studio Sam Jacob Studio has unveiled a new installation that highlights the burgeoning threat that plastic waste poses to the planet. Suspended from the ceiling of London’s V&A Museum, Sea Things is a giant, mirrored cube that emits a cartoon-style animated video. The animation takes spectators on a poignant journey from the year the first commercial plastic products were launched to 2050, the year some scientists estimate that the volume of plastic will be greater than ...
Tags: Design, London, Scotland, China, Charles, Eames, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Jacob, Ray Eames, Ming Dynasty, Bakelite, Sam Jacob, Sam Jacob Studio, Ed Reeve


Tooth: the eco-friendly toothbrush made from recycled and biodegradable materials

As ubiquitous as morning coffee is the practice of brushing your teeth. We know you’re conscientious about water consumption by turning off the faucet while you brush, but there’s that seldom-discussed issue of toothbrush waste, mostly plastic, that equates to around 1,000,000,000 toothbrushes heading to the landfill annually, and that’s just in the United States. Luckily, some passionate designers from London have decided to develop a sustainable option to divert waste from landfills. They cal...
Tags: Design, London, United States, Plastic, Innovation, Kickstarter, Biodegradable, Product Design, Nylon, Tooth, Green Product



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