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Better than a balloon release

Eco-friendly light spectacles

How fireworks harm nonhuman animals

How fireworks harm nonhuman animals

Electric Forest Festival - DTPhotoworks

Rothbury MI

This is a daytime one - but if add LEDs to hats....?

Millinery matters at New York's Easter Bonnet Parade – in pictures

The parade is a New York tradition dating back to the mid-1800s when the social elite would parade their new fashions down Fifth Avenue after attending Easter services

Another LED one - this time, sculpture by Japanese artist Makoto Tojiki.

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The last time we caught up with Japanese artist Makoto Tojiki, he was using his unique light sculpture installations to create imposing portrayals of man and beast.Now he has extended his NoShadow ser...

Just add LEDs to illuminate the hats, & this could be a fascinating night display?

Just add LEDs to illuminate the hats, & this could be a fascinating night display?

Not a 'spectacular' in its own right but might point to eco-friendly music for spectacles.

Solar Stella Cigar Box Amp Is An Awesome Project for Musicians

We love open source hardware, we love upcycling, we love solar power, we love music... and all of these things are packed into this Solar Stella amp.

Dark skies campaign. Don't need to light up the night sky. Just switch off (& reduce pollution) and watch the spectacular light show of the heavens.

Dark skies campaign. Don't need to light up the night sky. Just switch off (& reduce pollution) and watch the spectacular light show of the heavens.

Decorative Mason Jar Flameless Candle Lights

Put tissue paper in a mason jar, then a flameless candle and put lid on. Put around your patio or tables for a beautiful accent.

Magnificent revolution cycle powered cinema screenings

Magnificent revolution cycle powered cinema screenings

Put a glow stick in a balloon for pool lanterns.

For pool lanterns, stick a glow stick in a balloon and blow it up!

Post with 0 votes and 953 views. For pool lanterns, stick a glow stick in a balloon and blow it up!

The Kurdish/Turkish artist Ahmet Ogüt has made this incredible installation for the Belgian art festival, TRACK taking place in Ghent. The work consists of a floating mountaintop castle perched on top of a helium balloon.

The Kurdish/Turkish artist Ahmet Ogüt has made this incredible installation for the Belgian art festival, TRACK taking place in Ghent. The work consists of a floating mountaintop castle perched on top of a helium balloon.

An artist performs in Luxlumina light performance during a festival of visual theatre in Sofia.

An artist performs in Luxlumina light performance during a festival of visual theatre in Sofia.

Outdoor candle lighting

Outdoor candle lighting

An MIT building was hacked for a live game of Tetris

MIT Hack Turns Building Into a Giant Playable Game of Tetris

http://youtu.be/IAIPUGO1iko On April 20th, hackers at MIT converted the Green Building on campus into a giant playable game of Tetris (video). via

Night of the Beasts solstice parade, Transition New Cross, costumes were lit up with leds & wind-up torches

Night of the Beasts solstice parade, Transition New Cross, costumes were lit up with leds & wind-up torches

Nebuta Matsuri lantern parade float

More Nebuta Matsuri – Tachikawa

More photos from the fantastic Nebuta Matsuri in western Tokyo's Tachikawa City last weekend. You might remember last year's blog post about the mini-Nebuta Matsuri in Shibuya last year, the floats in Tachikawa were much bigger and more varied, a lot of thought had gone into the decorations on them, as even the backsides were…

Colour Change Light Sculpture - 3 Rainbow Letters £29.95 JOY!!

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Cute 18ct gold vermeil (sterling silver coated with 18ct gold) Angel Wing pendant hangs on a 18 inch 14ct gold filled fine cable chain. Gold Vermeil Angel wing pendant - is 26mm length. Simple and elegant and very eye catching. Perfect for layering.

Radiohead with LED display, Victoria Park, 2008

Radiohead @ Victoria Park – June 24th 2008

Before I start this review, can I just say isn't that the lushest lighting rig you've ever seen? I just want to dive into those lights and bathe in their glow in a highly pretentious manner. Unfortunately the light show shown above was only truly unleashed for the final third of the show, due to…

Glow in the dark skate park. Koo Jeong-A (3)

Glow-in-the-dark skatepark by Koo Jeong-A

Koo Jeong-A designed a concrete sculpture that also functions as a glow-in-the-dark skatepark. The skatepark, entitled 'Otro', features a combination of di

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rune guneriussen

Green night creature at Burning Man

Green night creature at Burning Man

Burning man festival, photo by John Mosbaugh

Burning man festival, photo by John Mosbaugh

Snake at Burning Man festival, photo by Mark Petersen

Snake at Burning Man festival, photo by Mark Petersen

Galloway Dark Sky Park gets go ahead

Dark Sky tourist boost welcomed

A tourism body welcomes a study underlining the economic benefits of the UK's only Dark Sky Park in Galloway.

Little Sun solar lights, really bright, designed by artist Elafur Oliasson. Many possible uses in participatory arts events. Used at Tate in Black Out weekend.

Little Sun solar lights, really bright, designed by artist Elafur Oliasson. Many possible uses in participatory arts events. Used at Tate in Black Out weekend.

Artists take part in Luxlumina light performance during the first annual festival of visual theatre on a street in downtown Sofia

Artists take part in Luxlumina light performance during the first annual festival of visual theatre on a street in downtown Sofia

Titanic puppet show  ::    A giant puppet is prepared to roam the streets of Liverpool, England, April 22, as part of French street theater company Royal De Luxe's performance of "Sea Odyssey." In the three-day production, three giant puppets are brought to life to tell a love story inspired by the sinking of the Titanic.

Titanic puppet show :: A giant puppet is prepared to roam the streets of Liverpool, England, April 22, as part of French street theater company Royal De Luxe's performance of "Sea Odyssey." In the three-day production, three giant puppets are brought to life to tell a love story inspired by the sinking of the Titanic.

starry night installations by lee eunyeol

Colossal

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

AAMI park in Melbourne. Lights up skyline each night with LEDs

AAMI park in Melbourne. Lights up skyline each night with LEDs

Cut open glow sticks & pour them into bubble solution. Glow in the dark bubbles. Summer nights here we come!

Glow Fusion glowing (in the bottle)

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LIGHT HORSE // DENNIS PEDERSEN

flores en el ático

LIGHT HORSE // DENNIS PEDERSEN

So cool!

So cool!

Tokyo Hotaru Festival 100,000 LED lights floated down the river

Display of 100,000 Floating LED Lights on a River in Tokyo

http://youtu.be/356Drf4GA5E video by stevenagata photo via Tokyo Hotaru Festival photo by Mai Suzuki photo via Tokyo Hotaru Festival On the evening of May

Could do this with actual lasers or flourescent tape. "Yarn and tape a hallway for a "laser obstacle course". That will keep 'em busy for a couple of hours.

Could do this with actual lasers or flourescent tape. "Yarn and tape a hallway for a "laser obstacle course". That will keep 'em busy for a couple of hours.

A suggestion was nature films projected, e.g. slow motion. (I just picked a random nature image to illustrate this idea. Stick insects and their shadows)

A suggestion was nature films projected, e.g. slow motion. (I just picked a random nature image to illustrate this idea. Stick insects and their shadows)

Films on fridges. Film screening on pile of discarded fridges in East London, in memory of a fridge mountain

Films on fridges. Film screening on pile of discarded fridges in East London, in memory of a fridge mountain

'garden of light' exhibition by UK light artist Bruce Munro at Longwood Gardens in PA, USA

bruce munro: forest of light

the installation consists of 20,000 stems of light strewn along a 1 kilometre path that wind through longwood gardens, pennsylvania with fiber optics trailing along the ground, much like woodland roots.

Green freelancing and facilitation

Some thoughts after Wild Conference | Artwork Alliance

Some thoughts after Wild Conference | Artwork Alliance

Case Studies | Ketso kits

Case Studies | Ketso kits

Better place, Bristol. Info + Timeline. (Hat tip to @Kelley Bozarth)

Better place, Bristol. Info + Timeline. (Hat tip to @Kelley Bozarth)

7 Eco Friendly School Supplies! I love being green! Back To School With Camelbak

7 Eco Friendly School Supplies! I love being green! Back To School With Camelbak

Calendar Management Tip - ask yourself if you really need a meeting?

20 Brilliant Time Management Tips

Who’s actually in charge? You or your Calendar? Check out these 20 brilliant calendar management tips to tame your schedule, manage your time and take

New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

New Sustainable Event Management (2019 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

we share a variety of green meeting ideas and walk you through how you can create green policies to further your sustainable reach.

New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

New Sustainable Event Management (2019 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

we share a variety of green meeting ideas and walk you through how you can create green policies to further your sustainable reach.

10 Infographics to Plan Your Next Event

Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement The Top News & Research in your Inbox SUBSCRIBE No secret we love infographics. Do you know what we love even more? Event infographics. Here are 10 infographics to turbo charge your event. There is something incredibly right about infographics. The delicate mix of data and visuals delivers immediate learning. Much …

Post-it® Flags, 1" x 3", Assorted Pastel Colors, 100% Recycled, 50 Flags Per Pad, Pack Of 4 Pads

Post-it® Flags, 1" x 3", Assorted Pastel Colors, 100% Recycled, 50 Flags Per Pad, Pack Of 4 Pads

New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

New Sustainable Event Management (2019 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

we share a variety of green meeting ideas and walk you through how you can create green policies to further your sustainable reach.

Post-it Super Sticky Recycled Notes 5 Pack

Post-it Super Sticky Recycled Notes Bali 5 Pack

Buy Post-it Super Sticky Recycled Notes Bali 5 Pack and enjoy free 2 Hour Click and Collect. Free delivery over $55 Australia wide*. Save with Officeworks.

Sustainable Meetings Are Responsible Meetings | blog.empowermint.com #greenmeetings #eventprofs

Sustainable Meetings Are Responsible Meetings | blog.empowermint.com #greenmeetings #eventprofs

Blu Planet meetings

Making meetings carbon-neutral with Radisson Meetings | Radisson Blu

Looking to help make your meetings or event as sustainable as possible? With Radisson Meetings, meetings and events can be 100% carbon neutral through offsetting. Discover what that entails and learn all about this new inititive on the blog.

eco action games - environmental education, behaviour change & events for all ages and abilities

eco action games - environmental education, behaviour change & events for all ages and abilities

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The Maker's Bill of Rights (PDF) | Make:

If you can't open it, you don't own it.

RSA is piloting a Bread Fund where freelancers pool sick pay for fund members (This is a sustainable option because it means not feeding unethical investments)

RSA is piloting a Bread Fund where freelancers pool sick pay for fund members (This is a sustainable option because it means not feeding unethical investments)

New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

New Sustainable Event Management (2019 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

we share a variety of green meeting ideas and walk you through how you can create green policies to further your sustainable reach.

London is an optimal place to save on flight emissions for holding a global conference. Can better conference location planning reduce science’s carbon footprint? | Ecography

London is an optimal place to save on flight emissions for holding a global conference. Can better conference location planning reduce science’s carbon footprint? | Ecography

Infographic from Logistik giving tips for event organisers to develop sustainable festival events

Infographic from Logistik giving tips for event organisers to develop sustainable festival events

Giving Your #TradeShow Exhibit 'The #Green Effect'

Giving Your Trade Show Exhibit 'The Green Effect'

The infographic titled “Giving your Trade Show Exhibit “The Green Effect” aims to highlight the importance of green trade show displays. It focu

Meeting the Future: Sustainability for meetings and events | Digital Strategy & Event Marketing and Sustainability

A post from the new Blog of @michaelluehrs "Fighting Good Fight" Last month, after much discussion, review and (and re-re-review), the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) , with participation and endorsement from The Natural Step, intended to help meeting planners to create events which better align with the principles of sustainability. The idea here is that when we understand the fundamentals of sustainable development, and have context for how they apply to our day-to-day jobs, we’ll…

Humber Office of Sustainability's Greening Events and Meetings Guide

Humber Office of Sustainability's Greening Events and Meetings Guide

The Buyerarchy of Needs - how to find what you need for your home. Borrow, Swap, Thrift, Make, THEN Buy!

The Buyerarchy of Needs - how to find what you need for your home. Borrow, Swap, Thrift, Make, THEN Buy!

New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

New Sustainable Event Management (2019 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

we share a variety of green meeting ideas and walk you through how you can create green policies to further your sustainable reach.

Sustainability easily explained (explainity® explainer video) - YouTube

Sustainability explained (explainity® explainer video)

We often hear the words 'sustainable' and 'sustainability' in our daily lives. But what does sustainability mean? And why is it so important? explainity trie...

Recycle, Reuse

Recycle, Reuse

Festivals and events

Sarah Bird and Rowan Hoban - directors of Wild Rumpus

Sarah Bird and Rowan Hoban - directors of Wild Rumpus

Better than a balloon release

Twisted and Layered Balloons Form Eye-Popping Animal Sculptures by Masayoshi Matsumoto

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

Balloonfest 1986

Ten or 15 minutes ahead of schedule, with rain clouds threatening, the net's anchors were released.

How fireworks harm nonhuman animals

How fireworks harm nonhuman animals

Some thoughts after Wild Conference | Artwork Alliance

Some thoughts after Wild Conference | Artwork Alliance

Case Studies | Ketso kits

Case Studies | Ketso kits

Better place, Bristol. Info + Timeline. (Hat tip to @Kelley Bozarth)

Better place, Bristol. Info + Timeline. (Hat tip to @Kelley Bozarth)

7 Eco Friendly School Supplies! I love being green! Back To School With Camelbak

7 Eco Friendly School Supplies! I love being green! Back To School With Camelbak

Calendar Management Tip - ask yourself if you really need a meeting?

20 Brilliant Time Management Tips

Who’s actually in charge? You or your Calendar? Check out these 20 brilliant calendar management tips to tame your schedule, manage your time and take

Sarah Bird and Rowan Hoban - directors of Wild Rumpus

Sarah Bird and Rowan Hoban - directors of Wild Rumpus

Twisted and Layered Balloons Form Eye-Popping Animal Sculptures by Masayoshi Matsumoto

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

Electric Forest Festival - DTPhotoworks

Rothbury MI

Balloonfest 1986

Ten or 15 minutes ahead of schedule, with rain clouds threatening, the net's anchors were released.

New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

New Sustainable Event Management (2019 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

we share a variety of green meeting ideas and walk you through how you can create green policies to further your sustainable reach.

New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

New Sustainable Event Management (2019 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

we share a variety of green meeting ideas and walk you through how you can create green policies to further your sustainable reach.

10 Infographics to Plan Your Next Event

Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement The Top News & Research in your Inbox SUBSCRIBE No secret we love infographics. Do you know what we love even more? Event infographics. Here are 10 infographics to turbo charge your event. There is something incredibly right about infographics. The delicate mix of data and visuals delivers immediate learning. Much …

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