Category Archives: Sustainable Design

Cool Things – 11.03.25

The Biomimicry Institute promotes learning from and then emulating natural forms, processes, and ecosystems to create more sustainable and healthier human technologies and designs.   I heard its founder, Janine Benyus interviewed on Free Forum a few months back, and ever … Continue reading

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Cool Things – 11.03.18

Some cool things that have crossed my path recently: I saw this piece by artist and designer Dorothy Hafner at the Brooklyn Museum.  (I apologize for the poor quality of the photo!)  Take a look at the good photos of … Continue reading

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Tiny Is Beautiful

As a child,  I sometimes dreamed of living in a mansion.  If I was passing through a wealthy neighborhood with huge houses and big manicured lawns, I would admire the display and tell myself that I’d live in a house … Continue reading

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