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Sunflowers and other biomaterials have never been looked so beautiful, but Eindhoven-based designer Thomas Vailly has found a way to transform the remaining parts of a sunflower crop into something extremely astounding.

Amazing Marble-Like Materials Made Out Of Sunflowers

Sunflowers and other biomaterials have never been looked so beautiful, but Eindhoven-based designer Thomas Vailly has found a way to transform th...

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In India, the construction industry is growing at an unbelievable pace. Based on popular market research, it is estimated to grow even further in the future. This directly translates to higher demand in doors.

Our Vision is to Industrialize the Doors Industry, says Vivek Gudena, President, NCL Industries

In India, the construction industry is growing at an unbelievable pace. Based on popular market research, it is estimated to grow even further in...

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The summer season has started and people are looking for air conditioners and services. However, there are many families, who even can’t afford an AC because of its high running cost and the electricity bill that shoots up after using it.

A Unique Way Of Reducing AC Usage While You Sleep Peacefully

The summer season has started and people are looking for air conditioners and services. However, there are many families, who even can’t afford a...

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A team of Innovation Design Engineering students at Imperial College in London has transformed an industrial waste material called Red Mud entirely into beautiful as well as stylish ceramic tableware pieces.

RCA Designers Created Unique and Amazing Ceramic Pottery Out of Toxic Waste Material

A team of Innovation Design Engineering students at Imperial College in London has transformed an industrial waste material called Red Mud entire...

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Everyone might be aware of the fact that earth is warming at an unprecedented rate. And as per many scientists- we ‘Humans’ are responsible for enhancing this overall global warming trend.

UNStudio Creates the Coolest White Paint to Protect Buildings From Excessive Heat

Everyone might be aware of the fact that earth is warming at an unprecedented rate. And as per many scientists- we ‘Humans’ are responsible for e...

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Every year, around 1.7 billion pallets are used to transport goods from Asia to the rest of the world. For making these single-use or one-way export pallets, almost 170 million trees are cut down. In the meantime, 7.4 billion coconuts

Waste Coconut Husks- An Eco-friendly Alternative to Wooden or Plastic Shipping Pallets

Every year, around 1.7 billion pallets are used to transport goods from Asia to the rest of the world. For making these single-use or one-way exp...

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Volvo has taken an innovative, creative approach to create a living seawall along the coast of Sydney’s harbour.

Marine-Grade Concrete Reinforced with Recycled Plastic Fibres to Build Eco-Friendly Seawall by Volvo

Volvo has taken an innovative, creative approach to create a living seawall along the coast of Sydney’s harbour.

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Appearing to be a simple flower vase made from translucent red glass for decorative purpose, this is actually a fire extinguisher designed by subsidiaries of the Samsung corporation to merge into the interior where it can be within easy reach in case of an emergency.

It’s Not an Ordinary Flower Vase but a FireVase

Appearing to be a simple flower vase made from translucent red glass for decorative purpose, this is actually a fire extinguisher designed by sub...

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Bathing has always been a problematic thing for army personnel deployed at high altitudes of some 13 to 20 thousand feet in the Northern area of Himalayas.

An Alumnus of IIM Calcutta Develops a Waterless Bath Technology for Indian Army and Navy

Bathing has always been a problematic thing for army personnel deployed at high altitudes of some 13 to 20 thousand feet in the Northern area of ...

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Students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa have created eco-friendly bricks using human urine. These young scientists have made it through a natural process called microbial carbonate precipitation.

Human Urine Is Used To Make Worlds 1st Bio-Brick

Students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa have created eco-friendly bricks using human urine. These young scientists have m...

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In the bath area, one place that really calls for creativity is wash basin. Its one area where the element of art can be skillfully added and this simple art of creativity can really turn a bathroom into an artistic space.

Interesting Washbasin Designs Worthy of Any Bathroom

In the bath area, one place that really calls for creativity is wash basin. Its one area where the element of art can be skillfully added and thi...

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No house can complete without doors. Door is a vital component of the house that plays a major role in indoor comfort, protection and energy efficiency.  And a superbly designed and functional front door adds elegance to the home

8 Interesting Door Designs That Will Impress Your Visitors

No house can complete without doors. Door is a vital component of the house that plays a major role in indoor comfort, protection and energy effi...

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Phil Ross, a biologist has been experimenting with fungi in his art practice for almost two decades. By introducing mushroom tissue into molds filled with pasteurized sawdust and allowing the fungus.

Innovative Products Made out of Mushroom

Phil Ross, a biologist has been experimenting with fungi in his art practice for almost two decades. By introducing mushroom tissue into molds fi...

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Dhara explained the possibilities we have with scrap by showcasing various projects done through her firm- Studio Alternatives.

From Scrap to Solutions: Dhara Kabaria

Dhara explained the possibilities we have with scrap by showcasing various projects done through her firm- Studio Alternatives.

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How Aluminium Composite Panels have evolved dramatically over the years? Let us hear it from Mr Ashok Kumar Bhaiya, CMD, Aludecor

The whys & hows of Aluminium Composite Panels from Mr Ashok Kumar Bhaiya, CMD, Aludecor

Aludecor is one of the most sought after brands for ACPs in India, and an engaging conversation with Mr Ashok Kumar Bhai...

An Illuminating Hole

An Illuminating Hole

The brass sculpture lamps, designed by Florencia Costa, treat light as a matter, with its own consistency and body, able...

Dune chair is a polish design inspired by sand dunes.

Graceful Furniture by Cyryl Zakrzewski

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