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  1. Join Us for a Prefab Pop Up Party in Austin!
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    Join Us for a Prefab Pop Up Party in Austin!

    SXSW Eco is just around the corner, and Dwell will be on the scene, covering the conference and hosting a party! Be sure to join us as we celebrate good green design - in authentic Austin style,...

    written by: Sara Ost
    09.25.12

  2. Six Upcycled Design Picks
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    Six Upcycled Design Picks

    Upcycled and reclaimed products are losing their stigma as burlap sack and bottle top creations. Slowly but surely, they are infusing the design world with sharp ideas and a feel-good ethos. Here...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    09.24.12

  3. Water Drop Jug

    Water Drop Jug

    Portland, Oregon's Esque studio uses recycled glass to make this water drop–shaped jug. And their committment to green design extends even further—the forms are processed in an electric...

    $403.00

  4. Green Zero-Energy Family Home in Santa Cruz
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    Green Zero-Energy Family Home in Santa Cruz

    How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a state-of-the-art heat pump system, and six very happy residents.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Gabriela Hasbun
    09.17.12

  5. Stickbulb

    Stickbulb

    Wood scraps—including some Coney Island boardwalk—left over from another project inspired the Brooklyn designers to create a new product from the waste: Meet StickBulb, an adjustable...

    $1200.00

  6. Plugged Stool

    Plugged Stool

    PVC water mains from Detroit are transformed once Jack Craig heats and manipulates the raw material, converting it into seating—a departure from the pipes’ “highly machined ...

    $625.00

  7. Bound Mirror

    Bound Mirror

    Two RISD-trained designers based on a small island outside Seattle hand-wrap their precision-cut mirrors with hemp twine around a border of FSC-certified Baltic birch plywood.

    $995.00

  8. Poet Stool

    Poet Stool

    Made in Milwaukee from locally harvested walnut and assembled with old-school mortise and tenon joints, Misewell’s Poet Stool keeps it current with powder-coated recycled steel footrests.

    $620.00

  9. Barcelona Bird Feeder by Menu
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    Barcelona Bird Feeder by Menu

    If this bird feeder looks mildly familiar, you're right! It's based off of Mies van der Rohe's famed Barcelona Pavilion. Your avian pals will surely return to your yard day after day to dine from...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.31.12

  10. Barcelona Bird Feeder

    Barcelona Bird Feeder

    If this bird feeder looks mildly familiar, you're right! It's based off of Mies van der Rohe's famed Barcelona Pavilion. Your avian pals will surely return to your yard day after day to dine from...

    $200.00

  11. Plumen Energy Saving Lightbulbs
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    Plumen Energy Saving Lightbulbs

    An Edison bulb's artful filament might be attractive to look at, but its subpar energy consumption isn't nearly as appealing. Enter Plumen's bright idea in fluorescent design ($30), which shatters...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.27.12

  12. Trailer Flash
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    Trailer Flash

    Most folks who kit out a vintage Airstream intend to take it on the road, but Burton Baldridge’s design—a hip new green room for one of the most respected music venues in Austin, Texas...

    written by: Addie Broyles
    08.20.12

  13. Passive Progressive
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    Passive Progressive

    Among the first Passive Houses in France, this bamboo-clad farmhouse by the Parisian firm Karawitz Architecture brings a bit of green to tiny Bessancourt.

    photos by: Nicholas Calcott
    08.18.12

  14. Wrapqarw by To-mo-ni
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    Wrapqarw by To-mo-ni

    Designer Naoto Yoshida found a new use for scrap wood from the furniture industry in Japan: an organizer to wrangle unruly cords. The clever Wrapqarw contraption ($20–$25) comes in three...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.15.12

  15. Club Chair

    Club Chair

    CB2 is a mainstay in terms of chic and affordable furnishings. It might surprise you to learn that many of their pieces are environmentally minded, like this club chair. Beneath its pale blue...

    $799.99

  16. Bamboo Shelving Unit

    Bamboo Shelving Unit

    What's not to love about this solid bamboo shelving unit? It's asymetrical! It vaguely looks like a Tetris game! It's hand-finished with an organic oil!  

    $2975.00

  17. Juice Clock

    Juice Clock

    We'd be hard pressed to find a tastier looking and more environmentally minded timepiece than this one. The Juice clock by Bean Products is made from 100-percent recycled detergent bottles and...

    $45.00

  18. Upcycled Chopstick Folding Basket

    Upcycled Chopstick Folding Basket

    Designer Bryan Parks dreamed up these clever fruit baskets made from upcycled chopsticks. We love the inventive thought that went into repurposing something that would normally be thrown away.

    $32.00

  19. Cloverware Lite Utensils

    Cloverware Lite Utensils

    San Francisco outdoor gear company Alite released these nifty camping utensils made from BPA-free recyclable nylon. A spork, knife, and cooking tool all in one, the implement is heat-safe up to 400...

    $4.00

  20. Highlights from Dwell on Design 2012
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    Highlights from Dwell on Design 2012

    You may have already spied our show floor recaps of Modern Lifestyle, Furniture and Accessories, Kitchen and Bath, and perennial favorite Dwell Outdoor, but here we share our greatest hits...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.27.12

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