Power Washer Art

Beautiful street art created with water by cleaning driveway with power washer. Flowers and birds art painted in dirt with power washer by Dianna Wood. Also check out: Rain Activated Street Art
Tags: Design, Inspiration, Dianna Wood

Impress loved ones with these homemade foods for holiday gifts

Many eco-conscious people face a quandary over the holidays. In a consumer-driven society with too much waste and houses overcrowded with stuff, shouldn’t we axe the gift-giving tradition? Then again, our inner Santa-loving child may feel neglected, unloved or just ripped off by a giftless December. Fortunately, there’s an easy solution: the gift of food. Everybody has to eat, and a food gift doesn’t hang around forever, taking up space. To make food gifts more special — and to save lots of mone...
Tags: Food, Design, Diy, Mexico, Features, Santa, Green Holidays, Eat & Drink, Dora, Custom, Gretchen, Ellie, Luci, Gretchen Price

Study shows how plant-based catering can greatly reduce events' carbon footprints

A recent analysis published by the Center for Biological Diversity’s Catering to the Climate report finds that replacing meat with plant-based menu offerings at conferences, corporate gatherings and holiday parties can greatly reduce the impact of these events. Production of meat and dairy contributes to nearly 15 percent of greenhouse gas emissions, which play a drastic role in the planet’s current climate crisis. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has repeatedly warned that r...
Tags: Food, Design, News, Climate Change, Environment, Ipcc, Pollution, Sustainable Food, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC, Center for Biological Diversity, Plant-based, Molidor, Jennifer Molidor

Solar-powered Dutch home produces all of its own energy with surplus to spare

When Marjo Dashorst and Han Roebers set their sights on designing a sustainable home in Zutphen, a municipality on the east side of the Netherlands, the couple turned to Amsterdam-based practice Attika Architekten to realize their dream. The goal was to develop an energy-efficient home that would not only meet all of its own energy needs through renewable systems but also be capable of producing enough surplus energy to charge an electric car. The resulting project, aptly titled the Energy Plant...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Solar Panels, Solar Power, The Netherlands, Recycled Materials, Reclaimed Materials, Skylights, Green Roof, Net Zero, Snøhetta, Zutphen, Sustainable Architecture, Energy Plus

Luca Curci Architects proposes a self-sustainable Vertical City of the future

Italian architecture firm Luca Curci Architects has unveiled the Vertical City, a futuristic proposal for urban development comprising a series of modular, zero-energy skyscrapers anchored into the ocean floor. Envisioned as a completely self-sufficient settlement, the utopian city promises “healthier lifestyles” for the vertical city-building’s residents. The thought experiment was recently presented for the first time at the Knowledge Summit 2019 in Dubai last month. The Vertical City proposa...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Urban Design, Dubai, Skyscraper, Mixed-use, Modular Architecture, Prefab Architecture, Vertical City, Sustainable Architecture, Zero energy, WOHA, Futuristic Architecture, Luca Curci, Self-sustainable, Singapore Pavilion

This durable, recyclable cooler is made from bamboo, wool, steel and aluminum

Coolers are a part of every camping trip and fishing excursion, because they are a convenient and necessary tool for keeping freshly caught fish cold or frosty beverages close at hand. The problem is that modern coolers are mostly made from plastic and polyurethane foam, materials that are costly for the planet from production to post-consumer waste. Now, husband and wife duo David Nomura and Brook McLeod at Wool Street, LLC have designed a completely recyclable cooler with practicality and sust...
Tags: Design, Plastic, Product Design, Green Design, David Nomura, Brook McLeod, Wool Street LLC

3 Choice Museums and a Treat for Kids, No Subway Trips in Between

These midsize institutions, all in Midtown, are close enough for a single afternoon’s tour (and with enough time in there for a bite).
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Midtown, Japan Society, Scandinavia House, New York Transit Museum, Barbieri, Manhattan (NYC, Morgan Library & Museum, Giovanni Francesco (Guercino, Cutting Edges (Exhibit, Holiday Train Show (Exhibit, Choice Museums

[Podcast] The Quickie with Jacob Cass

Dave Hopkins from the Quickie  Podcast interviews Jacob Cass. Below is a summary from Dave: how graphic design went from hobby to career for him. the logo that was influential to him and why. the three years where he designed and travelled the world as a digital nomad. the printing project he was a part of and why it was such a big deal for him. the TEDx talk he did about a challenging time in his career. the things he is learning right now. the new logo he created for the city of San Francisc...
Tags: Business, Podcast, Design, Dave, Branding, Jacob Cass, Dave Hopkins, Quickie Podcast, Jacob Cass Below, San Francisco Jacob

[Podcast] Design Huddle w/ Jacob Cass on Building a Thriving Business & Passive Income Streams

Brandon Groce of Design Huddle and I go on a deep dive into how I built my business plus how to make passive income through affiliate marketing. For some incentive to listen, you can learn how I referred over $110,000 of sales to my partners in just 4 days over the Black Friday weekend. Crazy!! We also discuss design projects, blogging and so much more. » Listen on Anchor FM
Tags: Business, Podcast, Design, Affiliate Marketing, Just Creative, Jacob Cass, Brandon Groce

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