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  1. Solar-Powered Toy Helicopter

    Solar-Powered Toy Helicopter

    This whimsical whirlybird comes from the German company Inpro Solar, and is sure to delight any budding young aviator. The solar panel on the rotor generates enough energy to turn the blade, and...

    $32.00

  2. Picket Double Low Back Bench

    Picket Double Low Back Bench

    Not every chair needs or even should have arms. Resting in the Loll Picket Double Low Back Bench you can face any way you choose. No maintenance, 100% recycled HDPE, and made in the U.S.A.

    $740.00

  3. Urban Hardwoods

    Urban Hardwoods announced the March opening of its newest retail furniture showroom. Located at 553 Pacific Avenue, the Jackson Square store displays an array of modern solid wood furniture with...

    01.02.09

  4. Knoll

    Knoll

    Knoll, founded in 1938, is a leading designer and manufacturer of branded office and home furniture recognized for innovation and modern design. Their commitment to innovation and modern design has...

    01.13.09

  5. Sun-Mar

    In 1971, Hardy Sundberg developed the world's first self-contained composting toilet. For the first time a self-contained toilet could be put in a bathroom ...

    01.15.09

  6. Leger Wanaselja Architecture

    Leger Wanaselja Architecture was founded in 1991 by husband-and-wife team Karl Wanaselja and Cate Leger. It is an award-winning architecture and general contracting firm with a specialty ...

    01.19.09

  7. Leave it to Beavers
    Green

    Leave it to Beavers

    It’s not unusual for New Yorkers to have problems with their neighbors; after all, many a co-op brawl has started over a little late-night noise. But it is rare for the downtown crowd to have...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Raimund Koch
    01.25.09

  8. Looolo Textiles

    Looolo Textiles

    The name "LoooLo" is a visual representation of "100%", symbolizing our commitment to every aspect of the design process – from making the choice to use organic materials...

    01.25.09

  9. Green Siding
    Product Reviews

    Green Siding

    Dear Dwell: I've already found a company that will recycle my old vinyl siding. Now I'm looking for a fresh, sustainable alternative. Any suggestions? —Roger Knight, Hillside, Illinois

    01.26.09

  10. Eco-Friendly Carpeting
    Product Reviews

    Eco-Friendly Carpeting

    Dear Dwell: I'm not into the hard modernism of concrete floors: I miss the cushy carpet of my youth. Are there eco-friendly options for wall-to-wall? —Craig Dewey, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

    photos by: Peter Belanger
    01.28.09

  11. Jetson Green

    Jetson Green

    A broad look at green building, regularly featuring new sustainable prefab systems.

    01.28.09

  12. Energy Star @ Home

    Energy Star @ Home

    ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products...

    01.29.09

  13. USDoE Green Power

    USDoE Green Power

    The Green Power Network (GPN) provides news and information on green power markets and related activities. The site provides up-to-date information on green power providers, product offerings,...

    01.29.09

  14. The Eco-Design Movement
    Design 101

    The Eco-Design Movement

    Manifesto: Bruce Sterling, “Viridian Design Speech” (1998)

    written by: Barry Katz
    02.01.09

  15. Solar Flair
    Design 101

    Solar Flair

    Interested in running more than just your home on the sun’s rays? Here’s a handy introduction to some of the most innovative solar goods available.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.02.09

  16. Red Flag Design

    Red Flag Design

    Founded in 2004, Red Flag Design was born of a desire to create products that offered more than just function or style. Seeing how saturated the product market was with disposable goods which...

    02.03.09

  17. bambu

    bambu

    bambu® is a renewables ideas brand and the makers of sustainably designed products created from renewable and reclaimed resources. Each product comes from nature with ideas inspired by the...

    02.03.09

  18. Thibault’s Follies
    Outdoor

    Thibault’s Follies

    Quebec City architect Pierre Thibault has designed three Habitats Légers, or Light Habitats­—small structures installed in the landscape and meant as creative retreats. The first...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.04.09

  19. Cast a Vote in the Greener Gadgets Competition
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    Cast a Vote in the Greener Gadgets Competition

    Later this month, the second annual Greener Gadgets Conference will take place in New York City, promising as always to convene innovative design thinkers around solutions for more sustainable...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    02.17.09

  20. Ace Sustainable Symposium: Talking About Green
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    Ace Sustainable Symposium: Talking About Green

    Last week I attended a sustainability symposium focused on furthering the dialog about living "green." It's a ubiquitous term these days that has become as much a marketing tool as an...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    02.20.09

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