BioLite creates sustainable, power-generating wood stove called BaseCamp

BaseCamp is the latest brainchild in a long line of impressive energy-efficient wood-burning stoves, mainly for backpackers and campers, by BioLite. The NYC-based company, which was launched back in 2009, is known for its innovative outdoor-cooking gear, that also generate off-grid electricity. One of their premier products is CampStove, a portable stove …

Container expands into a take-out box on application of water!

Biodegradable designs are certainly cool; however biodegradable designs that physically transform to meet practical demands are even cooler! In regard to the second notion, we have stumbled across the ‘sustainable expanding bowl’, a bowl made from biodegradable materials that remarkably ‘hardens’ on application of hot water. Designed by Anna Glansén and …

Bento Box by Rachel Elise

Traditional Bento Box crafted from just using salvaged wood scraps!

Crafted from a range of materials starting from disposable containers to exquisite lacquer ware, the traditional ‘Bento’ has always remained a popular take-out meal box when it comes to Japanese cuisine. Inspired by this traditionalist popularity of the box like container, designer Rachel Elise has contrived her very own version of the Bento Box. …

The Leftover Collection by Rabih Hage

It’s always fun to make use of leftover material. Collection from designer Rabih Hage is one of the best example show cased at the Salone del Mobile show this year. With the use of salvaged planks designer has managed to create these eye catching luxurious and colorful pieces of furniture. …