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Fortis Arbor

Nov 05, 2009No Comments

Wood mosaic tiles Fortis Arbor wood mosaics are made by shaping and finishing exotic hardwoods made from plantation-grown lumber. The tiles are handcrafted from solid

Sonic Fabric

Oct 14, 2009No Comments

Audible upholstery woven of recycled cassette tape Artist Alyce Santoro invented Sonic Fabric after being inspired by Tibetan prayer flags inscribed with wind-activated blessings as

EcoX

Oct 07, 2009No Comments

Fiber-reinforced 100%-recycled-glass precast concrete According to Meld, over seven million tons of glass are sent to landfills each year in the United States alone. EcoX

Ingeo

Sep 26, 2009No Comments

PLA Textile In a notable departure from petroleum-based textiles, Ingeo derives its fiber from corn, an annually renewable resource. Bacterial fermentation is used to convert

Tambour

Sep 18, 2009No Comments

Bamboo and coconut-palm strips with a cloth backing Smith and Fong’s Tambour is a flexible, lightweight panel that is a cost effective and highly durable

Tonecoon

Sep 07, 2009No Comments

Woven water-hyacinth daybed According to the University of Florida Center for Aquatic Plants, water hyacinth is one of the most invasive plants. Water hyacinth was

CocoBlock

Sep 04, 2009No Comments

End-grain coconut-palm solid surfacing CocoBlock is a solid surface material made entirely of coconut palm that has been specially engineered to reveal its naturally fibrous

Disposable Office

Sep 01, 2009No Comments

Recyclable recycled furniture The value of paper is typically measured by the value of the information it carries; once the information is deemed useless, the

Vy & Elle

Aug 16, 2009No Comments

Recycled-vinyl-billboard bags and accessories Vinyl billboards are used nationwide as temporary banner advertisements and are usually discarded into landfills, where they leech polluting materials. Upset

Ecotextures

Jul 03, 2009No Comments

Architectural panels crafted from environmentally friendly OSB Rapidly renewable timber is used to create Architectural Systems’ Ecotextures, architectural panels crafted from environmentally friendly oriented strand