5 green tips to go eco-friendly with your home decor
JUN 7, 2018 | By Delilah Rodrigues
Your dose of sustainable solutions for a happy and healthy planet.
Naturally PureHere’s a clever, clean solution to reusing all the water wasted from the kitchen, bath and even washing machines. Drop by Drop, a home filtration system created by Londoner Pratik Ghosh, resembles a miniature rainforest with herbs encased in a glass cloche. It’s the greens that help clean all the contaminants from the water, making it potable.Website: www.ki-kando.comEco HaloCovered in Iceland lichen (popular reindeer food in the Nordic region), Moss lamp is a unique fixture with a 100 percent natural wrap. Created by Oleant Lighting’s chief designer Peter Danczkay from Hungary, the luminaire will cast an angelic glow.Website: www.oleant.comFun with FungiBritish furniture maker Sebastian Cox and researcher Ninela Ivanova experiment with the popular new material, mycelium, to make their raw suede textured series of pendant lights and furniture. Each piece is a sturdy result of expertly blending mushroom matter and timber.Website: www.sebastiancox.co.ukBest Out of WasteNow composting can actually be done at home as a DIY project with Compas. Available in bright colours, this appealing bin has been designed for urban households, so you can place them anywhere you like: In the balcony, the patio or your backyard.Website: www.micompas.com
Herbal ReliefUsing actual plants as a fabric? Product designer Ainhoa Garmendia of Fabrica thought, why not. Ainhoa wove together soil less greens to design the “textile” for Naturalise, a living hammock installation. Truly a seat that grows with you…
Website: www.ainhoagarmendia.com; www.fabrica.it