green design

The Crayon Initiative recycles discarded crayons into new crayons for kids in children’s hospitals

The Crayon Initiative recycles discarded crayons into new crayons for kids in children’s hospitals

Crayons — those cheery, ubiquitous coloring implements, are likely lurking in your purse, hiding in at least five different drawers throughout your house, and leaving their mark on countless

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Super dad makes Star Wars Speeder Bike Rocker for his little Leia

Super dad makes Star Wars Speeder Bike Rocker for his little Leia

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Tatsuya Tanaka transforms everyday objects into pocket-sized dioramas

Tatsuya Tanaka transforms everyday objects into pocket-sized dioramas

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Ivette Ivens captures the adorable friendship between her infant son & his puppy born on the same day

Ivette Ivens captures the adorable friendship between her infant son & his puppy born on the same day

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Designers band together to fight SIDS in “Elephants Never Forget” exhibition

Designers band together to fight SIDS in “Elephants Never Forget” exhibition

A herd of customized Eames elephants are heading to London for designjunction2015 to raise awareness for Teddy’s Wish charity in a whimsical exhibition called “Elephants Never Forget.” Donated by

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Photographer unites nursing mothers with Mother Nature in “Breastfeeding Goddesses”

Photographer unites nursing mothers with Mother Nature in “Breastfeeding Goddesses”

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Cacoon: An indoor/outdoor hanging tent that you can take anywhere

Cacoon: An indoor/outdoor hanging tent that you can take anywhere

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Student-created, low-cost ventilator ‘NeoVent’ designed for preemies wins 2015 James Dyson award

Student-created, low-cost ventilator ‘NeoVent’ designed for preemies wins 2015 James Dyson award

An estimated one million babies die each year from prematurity and respiratory issues; and respiratory problems remain one of the leading causes of death for children under the age of five. Two Western

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Donald Trump tells a lawyer “you’re disgusting” when she asks to be excused to pump breast milk during deposition

Donald Trump tells a lawyer “you’re disgusting” when she asks to be excused to pump breast milk during deposition

As if we needed to hear more contentious news surrounding Donald Trump, reports are surfacing that the presidential hopeful told a breastfeeding lawyer “you’re disgusting” when she announced she

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Selfless inventor dedicates his life to creating art tools for kids with disabilities

Selfless inventor dedicates his life to creating art tools for kids with disabilities

An inventor from a small fishing town in northern Wisconsin is making quite a positive impact on the lives of children with disabilities — through art. Since the 1980s, Dwayne Szot has dedicated his

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Artist Nathan Sawaya masterfully fashions beloved DC Comics heroes & villains in LEGO

Artist Nathan Sawaya masterfully fashions beloved DC Comics heroes & villains in LEGO

LEGO genius, artist Nathan Sawaya is at it again. His latest larger-than-life project has reimagined your favorite DC Comics stars in LEGO bricks. His next exhibition, Art of the Brick: DC Comics, opens

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Teachers transform old lockers into a sprawling mural of book titles to inspire students to read the classics

Teachers transform old lockers into a sprawling mural of book titles to inspire students to read the classics

A group of teachers and volunteers at a Biloxi, Mississippi junior high school banded together to transform depressing disused lockers into a sprawling work of art. Tired of the boring lockers that were

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Monopoly-shaped Cubby House morphs to accomodate play

Monopoly-shaped Cubby House morphs to accomodate play

Nixon Tulloch Fortey’s adorable Cubby House pops open to allow children to play indoors, outdoors and around the playhouse. Built to resemble the recognizable gabled-roof of a Monopoly house, NTF’s

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14 delightful Hobbit Hole homes that will become your child’s favorite tiny hideout

14 delightful Hobbit Hole homes that will become your child’s favorite tiny hideout

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Gobble: adorable recyclable furniture designed to teach kids eco-habits

Gobble: adorable recyclable furniture designed to teach kids eco-habits

The sustainable and non-toxic furniture in Form Maker’s new ‘Gobble’ line will delight both parents and children, with adorable animal designs. Made entirely from pressed recyclable paper,

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Lexypexy wooden teethers let babies sink their chompers into a taste of the high life

Lexypexy wooden teethers let babies sink their chompers into a taste of the high life

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Mom transforms hearing aids for kids into cool character accessories

Mom transforms hearing aids for kids into cool character accessories

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The Outside-In Bench invites kids to examine nature & behold the beauty of a tree

The Outside-In Bench invites kids to examine nature & behold the beauty of a tree

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