How To Translate An Abandoned Pool Taken By Nature As A Store Concept

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Bringing the outdoors in is a term we've heard for a few years now. But how does this look in the Retail Universe where daylight is often spare and plants have a difficult time getting enough nutrients? Located in São Paulo, the first permanent flagship store The Garden Above was designed by the Brazilian design duo Pistache Ganache. The main concept, …

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Playful modular homes nestled within nature by Precht

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The first thing that might come to your mind is a submarine periscope, or is it a water pipe? The idea of Bert is a family of playful modular homes nestled within nature that invite people to experience architecture and nature through the eyes of children.     Precht, co-founded by husband and wife Chris and Fei Tang Precht, designed the Bert family for …

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Vegan Leather Made From Cactus

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When researching for our green Trend Report REGENERATION, we learned about different natural materials such as wine grape peel and seeds to make vegan textiles. There are a few companies on the market who all agree that fashion is a serious problem of environmental pollution. With the purpose of creating an alternative to animal leather, Mexican company Desserto offers a highly sustainable …

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When ruins grow back into nature

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Designer Martina Taranto was born and raised in Sicily, Italy. She grew up surrounded by art and ancient ruins, hence her focus on ruins grow back into nature. Sicily is the cradle of ancient history, and it has its roots in the very distant era when the Greeks dominated. They spread a culture made of art and traditions that still manage …

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