We've admired tree-stump stools with painted tops before (see DIY: Garden Stools); we also like these side tables made from felled logs, with exteriors painted glossy white. Designer Marie-Laure Helmkampf came up with the idea for a project in Provence.

MAD Swept Away

Artists Use Dirt, Dust and Grime as Their Medium for a New Exhibition at the Museum of Art and Design

“Swept Away: Dust, Ashes, and Dirt in Contemporary Art and Design,” at the Museum of Art and Design in Columbus Circle explores the usage of otherwise impermanent or ignored materials as medium.


Jim Dingilian Creates Detailed Scenes Inside Recycled Bottles with Only Candle Smoke

DIY: Make garden faerie houses, pixie towers, and toad homes from reclaimed materials Forest Fairy House – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

A small and medium Recoil Winder

Recoil Winder Cable Organizer: Recoil Winder is a lightweight, practical cable organizer designed to organize your smartphone and camera rechargers, USBs, headphones and other cords.

iSpin tmb

iSpin tmb

iSpin Headset with Speaker

Creative Engineering brought the headphone speaker product design featuring volume control, storage, and cable retraction in a functional, aesthetic model

Original Nokia Retractable Headset HS-10

Original Nokia Retractable Headset HS-10