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SHFT Sampler 10-8-10

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Weekly links: Bruce Mau on climate change, a massive new marine park, and a must-have pair of kicks.

“I think you have to paint the stick orange." - Canadian designer Bruce Mau, asked whether a carrot or stick is the more effective way to change people's habits. The Massive Change author discussed sustainability and rebranding climate change on Need to Know. An ordinary car did something extraordinary in Europe last week, when a production model Volkswagen Passat set a world record......read more

Bound Hand Mirror

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Salvaged glass repurposed as a petite mirror $265.00

Located on Bainbridge Island, a quick ferry ride from Seattle, the studio of Grain Design churns out an array of cool products that are as thoughtfully designed as they are environmentally responsible. The Bound Hand Mirror, constructed from salvaged mirrored glass, is a good example. Grain designers James Minola and Chelsea Green -- who met in industrial design studies at......read more

Tea Towel Set by Hudson Made

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Organic cotton/hemp tea towels sport old school graphics celebrating American craftsmanship $94.00

There may be murmurs that the so-called "heritage" or "Americana" trend is dead, but before the backlash really takes hold but if you ask us, any movement that is driven by quality, local manufacturing is good by us, forever. That includes the stuff on offer from Hudson Made, such as these tea towels made of a super-absorbent blend of organic cotton and hemp. The tea towels pay homage to......read more

Braided Hemp Rug from Restoration Hardware

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Textured rug great for any floor $299.99

This tightly loomed highly textured rug is made from durable eco-friendly hemp.  It has a very neutral nubby feeling and acts as a subtle accent to the rest of the loft.  It's inherently durable, feels good to the feet, and carries a long-lasting versatile feel. ...read more

World's First Hemp House

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Designer/builder Anthony Brenner's hempcrete home takes green building to the next level.

Our friends at Loomstate featured this revolutionary bit of green building on their Act Natural blog. The trailblazing piece of architecture is the family home of Push Design's Anthony Brenner, whose daughter has extreme chemical sensitivities that limited what construction materials could be used. Located in Asheville, NC, the walls of the home are filled with hempcrete, a hemp-based,......read more

Timothy Evans: Home

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Stunning shots from Down Under

Judging from his portfolio site, twenty-six year old Aussie photographer Timothy Evans spends a lot of time on the road. At his site, you'll find photographic evidence of jaunts to faraway places like Laos, Tanzania and Cuba. But here, we present an Evans series shot in and around his home on Australia's Gold Coast (an amazing place, if you haven't been, go), where he shows off a freewheeling......read more

Everyday Napkins by Ambatalia

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US-made textiles in a blend of organic cotton and hemp $52.00

Bay Area textile maker Ambatalia is helping ignite the shift away from single-use disposables, by producing lovingly crafted, multi-functional linens for everyday use. Like these napkins, for example, which can be used not only on the kitchen table, but also with school lunches, to wrap a sandwich to go, moistened and laid over veggies in the fridge, or even as wash cloths. Beautiful, sustainable......read more

House of Marley: Lively Up Scout Pack

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Military-styled backpack crafted from a mix of reclaimed hemp, organic cotton and recycled PET $129.99

Any bag we buy has to feature the necessary trifecta of style, function, and sustainability. House of Marley's Lively Up Scout Pack has those bases covered. The military-styled daily pack sports padded laptop and iPad sleeves as well as three external pockets, so you can safely stash everything you need for your day. Just as important, it's eco credentials run deep. The bulk of the bag......read more

Voice One Speakers by Glow Audio

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Bamboo and hemp drivers deliver full-range, organic sound $418.00

Great sound comes in small packages. Crafted from recycled scrap wood and finished with speaker cones made from hemp and bamboo, Glow Audio’s Voice One Speakers may be the nicest desktop audio option money can buy....read more

Mada Caimes Hemp Guitar

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Seamless and green $3,475.00

The MADA caimes body is an organically shaped semi-acoustic electric guitar body made of hemp pulp and is not carved or milled like traditional guitars. Design has revolutionized the production technique. One form without any linings or bracings. With its edge-less organic shape, MADA develops an unmistakable, wonderful sharp and organic sound....read more

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