By Beth Buczynski on January 26, 2010
Now, a designer bringing back the grass straw would really be something to report on, but until then, we can thank designer Linda Schailon for a creative method that turns used straws into fashion accessories.
By Becky Striepe on September 21, 2009
Fall is here! Goodbye, scorching days of summer! Hello tights, boots, scarves, and lots of layers! Cooler weather doesn’t have to mean a trip to the big box store. It’s time to get bundled up in handmade fashions. Here are some awesome eco-friendly Etsy finds for Fall.
By LiveOAK Staff on May 7, 2009
If plants could read, they’d definitely be inspired to grow by this wall hanging. A designer from VivaTerra managed to get his hands on misprinted cans from several different factories. The printing on them is crooked or incomplete but that doesn’t make them garbage when viewed from the eye of an upcycler. These items definitely show that one person’s garbage is another’s treasure. The designer has re-purposed these cast off cans into a range of colorful products that are definitely worth taking a peek at.
By Samantha Tackeff on October 4, 2008
Studio OOOMS, a quirky design firm from the Netherlands has come up with a way to bring nature back into the office with their Wooden USB stick. At just over a hundred dollars, they aren’t cheap, but consider it a functional piece of art. They can be found here in the U.S. at the Cooper [...]