earth hour 2012 | tomorrow at 8.30 pm

don’t forget to switch your lights off for an hour tomorrow 31st of march at 8.30 pm. it’s earth hour 2012 and it’s a way of helping our planet!

made me smile | planter chandelier

planter chandelier by omer arbel this made me smile this morning. the chandelier is a new serie, called `38`, for the canadian design firm bocci. [btw, all their chandelier are very beautiful!!] it is compsed of globes of glass whithin which are introduced light bulbs and plants. it is interesting to see the integration of…

made me smile | pantone tarts by emilie de griottes

{via emilie de griottes on Pinterest} Today`s made me smile is not about sustainability or about green design. And I apologise if some of you were looking for something like that. But I cannot take my eyes off this beautiful imagine. Pantone tarts…. it is just a dream! I must admit I have a thing…

made me smile | Greenview iPhone/iPad app

Greenview new app screenshot This made me smile this morning. The app (that will soon be available for Android phone too) is an interactive way of visualising energy consumption on campus at De Montfort University. The app shows five buildings in DMU (Queens Building, Kimberlin Library, Hugh Aston, Campus Centre, and IOCT) re-elaborated in a cartoon…

Made me smile | 50 States Design Project

                                              Louisiana’s Laissez Faire by Josh This made me smile this morning. Josh is a “proud design and geography nerd” [that`s how he defines himself…!] that is creating some beautiful poster for all…

Friday post | Progress

                      Are you the type that say ‘finally there is the weekend because…. 1. I can do a lot of things I can’t do during the week because I’m busy working, working, working; or 2. I can finally relax, do nothing, and stay in bed…

Made me smile | Green grass carpet

Tapis Rouge! by Gaelle Villedary This made me smile this morning. A ribbon of grass is unrolled on top of the hills and runs through the village: the narrow streets, the open garden, jumping on the steep stairs. It connects the village with its surrounding valley, but also with nature and with people. It is…

Made me smile | Macbook cardboard computer case

Greencase by Mika Becktor How fun is this?! Not only it protects your computer, but you can also work on it. The surface work well to use the mouse and the cardboard is helpful for taking quick notes. Would you use it?! I would definitely do! And it would be much much lighter than my actual…

Made me smile | Ivy Bike Lock

Ivy Bike Lock by Sono Mocci This make me smile this morning. How funny and how cute is this bicycle lock? Doesn`t it connect you with nature? Doesn`t it say “thank you for helping the planet” (not using the car)? [via swissmiss]