101 Bathrooms: Plastic
- Contemplating the proverbial "throne" the world over, Virginia Gardiner wonders why modernism hasn't caught on the to the john. Also bathroom swag on parade.
Transport your mini modernist to a place where imagination is king with this durable, no-tools-needed playhouse set. Made from wipe-clean, 100 percent post-industrial and post-consumer recycled plastic, it’s suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Includes playhouse, table, two stools and window box.
- From an innovative toaster to a bright scratch resistant chair, check out these six designs that feature the numeours capabilities of the moldable, bendable, and wondrous material: plastic.
By now, we've all heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch—a concentration of marine debris located in the ocean. To combat amount of plastic in the sea, Method just released a line of biodegradable hand-and-dish soap packaged in bottles made from a blend of plastic recovered from the ocean and post-consumer recycled plastic. Find it at your local Whole Foods.
A modern interpretation of the iconic swing, created by "lollygaggers" Greg Benson and Jeff Taly. Like all Loll products, the Swing is made of recycled plastic reclaimed from post-consumer waste and can be recycled again if necessary (although it's doubtful you'll ever give up your swinging lifestyle).
Check out these cool pixelated patterns from Trend USA's FEEL collection, featuring tile mosaics made from post-consumer recycled materials. In addition to the six shown here, there are 22 more motifs that will work on walls and floors throughout your home.
- Design aficionados and dumpster divers alike will relish the well-laid-out and surprising new book Manufractured: The Conspicuous Transformation of Everyday Objects by Steven Skov Holt and Mara Holt…
Australian design duo Nicholas Karlovasitis and Sarah Gibson started their Sydney-based studio Design By Them as a means to bring new and innovative products to the market at home and abroad. Their latest introduction is the Butter Stool, a small seat constructed almost completely from recycled milk containers (and made of 100% post-consumer recycled content). Arriving as a single flat piece for easy hand folding-and-building, it's also available in white, black, grey, beige, blue, green, red & orange.
(note:price listed is Australian dollars)