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Designer Spotlight: Inmodern's Better Way to Do Things

Designer Spotlight: Inmodern's Better Way to Do Things

Each Friday, we like to kick back and highlight a product or industrial designer doing really interesting, really cool work. It’s not just that we like eye candy and want something nice to look at as we ease into the weekend; we think it’s important to know that there is a better way to do…

Keywords Are Your Friends

Keywords Are Your Friends

When you create a place marker in the Eco-mmunity Map, it’s very important to carefully consider the keywords you add to the marker. When somebody searches the Eco-mmunity Map, the keyword is one of the primary sections of the map marker information that is searched. If one were entering a marker for a furniture store…

Transformer Designs: Transforming the Way We Think About Stuff

Transformer Designs: Transforming the Way We Think About Stuff

One of the things TreeHugger tries to promote most diligently is that good sustainable design, while being green and fun to look at, can solve problems as well. While all of the designers we mentioned yesterday [www.sundance.tv] do that in their own way, there’s one trend that we’ve been seeing more and more of lately:…

Designer Spotlight: Akemi Tanaka's Transformer Furniture

Designer Spotlight: Akemi Tanaka's Transformer Furniture

When it comes to furniture and interiors, one of TreeHugger’s favorite design techniques involves furniture that can serve more than one function. Green sofas are great, for sure, but even better when, with the flip of a switch or rotation of a piece, it can become a coffee table or bench. It sounds a little…

Designer Spotlight: David Brunicardi

Designer Spotlight: David Brunicardi

From time to time, TreeHugger finds furniture or other interior designers who really ‘get it’ — that is, understand that being planet-friendly and looking sleek and modern are not mutually exclusive things — and we like to highlight their good work. San Francisco-based David Brunicardi is one such designer, but before we dig in, a…