Sustainable Living

Tomas Kral

Tomas Kral

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With his Upgrade series, designer Tomas Kral manages to create beauty from the mundane. Using traditional decorative techniques usually applied to crystal – like…

Bleu your mind

Bleu your mind

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Today’s post is by our deputy editor, Lauren Shantall. Bleu Nature is a craft-based business from the north of France, with its tree-hugging credentials…

Semigood Design

Semigood Design

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Seattle based design company Semigood Design makes beautiful things, and I’m particularly taken by their Rian Collection of cantilevered stools, desks and tables. Semigood…

Bags of worth

Bags of worth

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Although global market disasters may mean we won’t be shopping as much as we used to, we’ll definitely be recycling and reusing more, and…

Ryan Frank

Ryan Frank

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While browsing the UK eco-friendly site One Eco Home, I happened upon this gorgeous chair and table, which is made from 60% recycled office…

Reusable bags

Reusable bags

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Elle Deco reader, Nikki, mailed me a while ago to let me know about the great reusable shopping bags available at Reusablebags.com, so I…

Bottle skeletons

Bottle skeletons

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These beautiful bottle skeleton scuptures by Régis Mayot were in a recent exhibition in France, along with other work by 60 emerging designers and…

Tin Can light

Tin Can light

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Recycling/repurposing objects so that they are transformed into something useful and beautiful while still managing to speak of their provenance isn’t easy to get…

Branch picnic

Branch picnic

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I’m definitely getting that Summertime holiday mood. While browsing the shelves of online store Branch , I found myself planning very nice-looking picnic. Check…