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10 Tips for Thinking More Creatively The Wall Street Journal

by Jackie Ashton from Main | Apartment Therapy  (other blog) — Mar 30, 2012 09:43 AM
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What is it that makes some people so creative? Why is it that certain people seem to have a million ideas about how to set up their living spaces, while others of us just stare into space and can't seem to come up with even one? Why is it that some [...]

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A Sustainable Design of Peconic Bay House by Resolution: 4 Architecture

by esuryono from architecture 4 us  (design blog) — Mar 30, 2012 09:42 AM
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Peconic Bay House is a sustainable house designed by Resolution: 4 Architecture. It is a two-story prefab house, adopting the saddlebag element to accommodate vertical circulation and service items. It was designed to have high efficiency on energy with [...]

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Hamptons Collection by GianVittorio Plazzogna

by Adrienne Breaux from 2Modern Blog  (modern blog) — Mar 30, 2012 09:41 AM
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Normally what you would consider high-end, traditional outdoor furniture doesn’t bowl us over (certainly not furniture named “Hamptons”), but we’re kind of digging this line we spotted from Italian company Roberti Rattan. [...]

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Worldwatch Institute Report: Sustainable Energy Roadmaps Chart Course to Healthier Economies and Societies

by pressroom from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Mar 30, 2012 09:39 AM
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By embracing an integrated mix of renewable energy, energy efficiency, and grid technologies, countries can put their energy systems on a more sustainable path while developing economically, according to a new report from the Worldwatch Institute. The [...]

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GUEST POST: How to Find Eco-Friendly Timber

by GBE FACTS from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Mar 30, 2012 09:39 AM
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Wood is considered one of the most environmentally friendly materials that you can use for building, and manufacturing.  However, timber needs to be sourced carefully so that it prevents deforestation and loss of biodiversity.  Fortunately, there are a [...]

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21 Lessons in Sustainability from the Great Depression

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Mar 30, 2012 09:38 AM
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When the Great Recession started four years ago we looked at the lessons we could learn from the Great Depression; Time to dust them [...]

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The Ultimate Guide to Green Cleaning Your Bedroom

by Rachel Wray Thompson from Main | Apartment Therapy  (other blog) — Mar 30, 2012 09:37 AM
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We all tout the importance of keeping our kitchens and baths super clean, and free of toxins and harsh chemicals. But what about the place we spend a third of our day: the bedroom? To get a restful night's sleep, and keep allergies at bay, it's [...]

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The Mies Legacy Beyond Chicago

by Eric from PrairieMod  (design blog) — Mar 30, 2012 09:34 AM
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Yesterday was Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's 126th birthday and the internet was awash in Mies-related stories (spurred-on by the Miesian Google Doodle). The Chicagoist blog took the opportunity to explore the architect's legacy beyond his home base city of [...]

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Best Sorpresa Lipstick Range Hood

by B2 Modern from B2 Modern  (modern blog) — Mar 30, 2012 09:33 AM
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The Sexy Range Hood! It’s sleek, it’s sexy, it’s slightly retro, it’s the Lipstick Range Hood from the Best Sorpresa collection. Looking vaguely retro and vaguely futuristic, the Italian designed Lipstick Range Hood may not fit [...]

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Polycarbonate Stick Light

by Tyler from PLASTOLUX "keep it modern"  (modern blog) — Mar 30, 2012 09:32 AM
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The “jack Straw” effect that is created when multiples of the Polycarbonate Stick Light are used is pretty stunning. I could see all sorts of applications for this fixture. I think it would be pretty cool to put one on each side of a wall to [...]

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