Category Archives: Eco Design

Hydaway Bottle

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Hydaway is an easy-to-use, reusable water bottle designed for people with active lifestyles who are searching for an alternative way to carry water that’s just as convenient as buying bottled water.

Created by product designer and inventor Niki Singlaub, the Hydaway is a convenient, safe and environmentally-friendly collapsible bottle made with food-grade silicone that has no taste and no odor. It is watertight and dishwasher safe and comes in two sizes in a variety of colors.

You can pre-order yours in Kickstarter.

www.hydawaybottle.com

Leaos Solar Urban E-Bike

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Leaos Carbon Urban E-Bike is a self-sufficient electric bike that incorporates solar panels in its carbon framework producing enough energy to use it 30 km a day. Leaos was developed as a comfortable unisex electric bike for everyday use, with the highest standards of design and function.

www.leaos.com

Kuskoa Bi bioplastic chair

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Kuskoa Bi is the first biobased, biodegradable and recyclable chair. Designed by Basque designer Jean Louis Iratzoki for Alki, the chair is made with a new material called bioplastic developed by Alki to avoid the environmental problems created by the production of plastic.

“Bioplastic is a polymer with similar characteristics and properties to plastics made from non-renewable fossil fuels. It can be injected, extruded and thermoformed but it is made from 100% plant-based renewable resources (beet, corn starch, sugarcane, etc.). This biobased polymer is fully recyclable and its organic properties mean that, when subjected to an industrial process, it is biodegradable. Moreover, another significant environmental aspect lies in its reduced carbon footprint as bioplastic production results in reduced greenhouse gas emissions.”

www.alki.fr

www.iratzoki.com

Woodieful chair + magazine rack

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The Woodieful chair is another great example of sustainable, multifunctional design. Made by Woodieful, an Slovenian brand by designer Klavdija Jarc, the chair can be used as a stool, a small side table and a magazine rack. Klavidija Jarc says: “I use wood as a main material in my creations. Because wood is the king of materials when we speak about furniture. And wood is beautiful.”

www.woodieful.com

Via: Design Milk

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