Trees Not Trash
I moved into a new apartment over the summer that came already inhabited by a split-leaf philodendron.
Recycling the Unrecyclable
It is nearly impossible to talk about materials today without invoking a full-fledged powwow about life cycle analysis, carbon...
Curly's Cove: One Man's Trash...
In Bodega Bay, a run-down shack gets a major...
Recycled Tube Light by Castor
The Recycled Tube Light by Canadian design studio Castor is a great example of upcycling done right.
Recycled Paper Lights
I recently came across the work of Pia Wüstenberg, a German-born designer whose recent obsession is transforming piles of waste...
This Home Takes Recycling to the Next Level
In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...
From Italy: Recycled Tile Wallpaper
Our first stop on day one of our week of tile-mania at Cersaie was at the booth of tile manufacturer Trend, an Italian company...
Greg Lynn Recycled Toy Furniture
Perhaps you have spent your entire life thinking that plastic bath toys were very unsophisticated.
Scandinavian Rag Rugs Made from Recycled Denim
Nudie Jeans Co, a Swedish denim label known for producing 100% organic jeans that command a cult following, is branching into the...
New York's Newest Park Sits on Recycled Demolition Debris
A newly completed landscape design by West 8 continues the transformation of a once abandoned military base in the New York City...
Clean Lines and Recycled Materials Compose this Modern Los Angeles Home
A sustainable building leader in Los Angeles combines mindful design with eco-friendly practices.
A New Sustainable Subscription Program Is Helping Us Rethink the Way We Shop For Linens
San Francisco-based Coyuchi—pioneers in coastal-inspired organic cotton textiles for the home—is introducing a new subscription...
Recycled Wood Stars in an Ogle-Worthy Renovation in Australia
Melbourne architect and designer Travis Walton elevates a rustic retreat with a strategic combination of recycled wood, concrete,...
Steel and Magnolias
What sort of house might a man with the title “recycling coordinator” live in?
Forget Giant Boxes; Your Next Laptop Could Come in a Messenger Bag
If a new packaging idea from HP gains some traction, your next laptop could come in a recycled bag, not a box.
Of Scott's Grandmother and Reclaimed Wood
He lists his grandmother ("who recycled everything") as his inspiration. How can you not be smitten with Scott Raffaele?
Behind the Scenes at VIPP
We're big fans of VIPP here at Dwell, and we've previously covered products like their soap dispenser, trash bin, and toothbrush...
This Prefab Ski School in the Alps Took 10 Days to Assemble
Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.
Lifecycle Building Challenge
In economic downturns of yore, "reduce, reuse, and recycle" was less a mantra of environmental do-gooders than a financial...