Happy almost weekend everyone!
Image via Yanko Design
I realize I might be stretching things a bit to include tree planting robots on an interior design blog, but, they’re so eco-friendly and CUTE! And besides, isn’t it better than the usual apocalyptic robot future we usually see? (Yanko Design)
Lot’s more to look at this week…
How about a garden made of 40,000 books? (Inhabitat)
Speaking of Inhabitat, they’re having a back to school contest. Get your eco-academic groove on with $150 worth of green school gear. (Inhabitat)
Green interior design pioneer, Penny Bonda, details the ups and downs of her own recent kitchen renovation. Turns out even the experts can make the occasional mistake. (Design Green Blog)
Check out these trippy LED embedded wood stools. (re-nest)
Renters, it’s still possible to live green! (Los Angeles Times)
And, since I ran out of time last Friday to do a Wrap-up, here are a couple of good articles from last week that you might find interesting -
Is this the best use of 500 SF in New York City? Possibly anywhere? (Treehugger)
And what is our devotion to cheap, easily broken stuff really doing to us? How did we go from a toaster that could last 50 years, to one that only costs $5 (and lasts about as long as it takes you to get it home).
I’ll be working on a Habitat for Humanity build tomorrow, and then collapsing in a heap Sunday. How about you? What kinds of fun things do you have planned now that Summer is winding down?