Craft enthusiasts and parents who enjoy working on creative projects are well aware that foam noodles, normally used for staying afloat in the swimming pool, make a great craft supply. The fun foam tubes are versatile and inexpensive, and it can be extremely relaxing to trim, attach, and paint with these materials. See some professional artists and designers use pool noodles to come up with a wide variety of unique creations.
Month: January 2024
Fossil fuels – coal, oil and gas – currently account for the lion’s share of harmful greenhouse gas emissions, such as carbon dioxide, as they are burned to produce energy. Derived from natural sources that are replenished at a higher rate than they are consumed, renewable energy, on the contrary, is key to addressing the climate crisis. Each of them harnesses one or several of mother nature’s resources: wind, sun, water, and flora.
We often underestimate the importance of a great seating. It seems, chairs and stools are some of those things we don’t really think about innovating. In the meantime, product designers come up with comfortable and ergonomic seating options that can add personality to any living space.
Nowadays, the dishwasher is a must-have kitchen appliance for a modern home. However, dishwashers are energy intensive, they use a lot of water, require a considerable amount of valuable kitchen space, and are downright expensive. Today, we explore ingenuous compact, energy-efficient, and affordable alternatives to owning a dishwasher, so you’re never really left with a kitchen sink that’s filled to the brim with dirty dishes.
For centuries, art has featured food – from Stone Age caves to beautiful still lifes of the Dutch golden age. Today, some artists have taken step from painting pictures of food to making art out of the food itself, reimagining iconic works of art using fruits, vegetables, pasta and many other types of food.
More and more people are moving to dense metropolises seeking the opportunities found in large cities. But as city populations increase, so does the cost of living, leaving low-income residents with fewer choices for affordable housing. Modern architects design alternative solutions to the outdated architectural typologies of affordable housing complexes, with greater reverence for human scale and connection to the cityscape.
In most countries, legislation states that most packaged food must be labeled with “best-before” dates. These dates, as a rule, are estimates of what the worst case temperature scenario will be for the product. However, most of us store food in much better conditions, which leads to over 60 per cent of food waste being wasted in households because of this misinterpretation. Designers featured in this post offer ingenuous alternatives to the standardised expiry date, in a bid ton reduce food waste and save your money.