Art

Thinking Inside the Booth

By | May 24, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments

Two innovative designers, Nathan Lee and Trevor Coghill of Contexture Design, have taken a phone booth that was on its way to the landfill and transformed it into an adaptable dwelling with a statement about homelessness. With the increase of homelessness in recent years,...

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The Plastic Battle

By | May 16, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJaI-Ohggd4&feature=player_embedded In this short, one-minute film, Green Film Award winner, Ulla Jackobsen from Denmark presents a scene we are all familiar with and have all lived at one point in our lives, whether it was through our...

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Functional Eco-Art Made from Vinyl Records

By | May 14, 2010 at 5:43 pm | One comment

Just as music has evolved, so have the devices in which melodious waves are transmitted. From 8-tracks to cassettes, to compact discs to iPods, quality and design continue to advance, leaving the predecessors as useless as a broken record. Speaking of broken records, what...

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Plastic Bottles Recycled into Expo Building

By | May 7, 2010 at 5:13 pm | No comments

Ever wonder where your plastic bottles go after you recycle them? Well, the Far Eastern Group, a Taiwan-based conglomerate known for construction, has taken 1.5 million plastic bottles and turned them into a three-story exhibition hall. A project that took three years to...

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Re-Filming the World

By | April 12, 2010 at 4:50 pm | No comments

With the motto "REthink, REplenish, REcommit," the first annual Going Green Film Festival made it's debut in Beverly Hills this past week, showcasing films that promote environmental sustainability, eco-conscious living and progressive thinking. To enter the festival, entries...

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