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50 Earthy Design Innovations

From Cork-Constructed Sinks to Solid Rock Seating

— March 5, 2015 — Art & Design
These earthy design innovations range from timber mosaic bathtubs to volcanic rock plates that are both sustainable and aesthetically striking. With environmental consciousness at an all time high, consumers are seeking eco-friendly and beautiful design solutions in all aspects of their lives. From aged tree furnishings to oil packaging that is made using recycled paper, these earthy design finds celebrate nature and its raw and untouched beauty.

These design examples encourage individuals to reuse and recycle and include standouts like hand-carved eyewear accessories, cork-constructed sinks and even solid rock seating that can be used in both indoor and outdoor spaces.

Other favorites from this list include clay earthenware lamps and soil-made bath mats that transform an unlikely medium into a functional home accessory.
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Personalized Pebble Gifts
Personalized Pebble Gifts
'Love Pebble' is a Fusion of Stone and Metal Handcrafted in the UK
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Stone-Printed Photography
Stone-Printed Photography
The 'Shots on Stone' are Prints Developed on Stone Tiles in a Darkroom
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Technical Stone Chairs
Technical Stone Chairs
The Campione Chair is Part of the Trentino Collaborations
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Moss Man Photography
Moss Man Photography
Los Hombres de Musgo by Gem Fletcher is a Surreal Nature-Loving Photoshoot
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Suspended Marble Dishware
Suspended Marble Dishware
Moreno Ratti's Collection of Vases are Presented as Floating in Glass
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Stone Slab Laptop Skins
Stone Slab Laptop Skins
The ROXXLYN MacBook Tech Cases are Created Using Natural Elements
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Lava Object Collections
Lava Object Collections
Lava From Mount Etna Was Used to Create This Range of Household Objects
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Musical Stone Sculptures
Musical Stone Sculptures
Pinuccio Sciola's 'Sound Stones' Produce Eerie Tones from Solid Rock
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Therapeutic Relaxation Rugs
Therapeutic Relaxation Rugs
The Serenity Rug Reduces Stress by Mimicking the Feeling of Earth
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Nest-Inspired Lamps
Nest-Inspired Lamps
The Spherical Bine Pendant Lamp Creates a Charming Lighting Aesthetic
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Rock-Shaped Pillows
Rock-Shaped Pillows
These Pillows Take After the Appearance of Natural Stones
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Glossy Organic Lamps
Glossy Organic Lamps
Abel Carcamo Segovia's Clay Lamps are Earthy, But Polished
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Conjoined Concrete Illuminators
Conjoined Concrete Illuminators
The 'Boulders' Bold Pendant Light Takes on a Stone Aesthetic
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Levitating Stony Storage
Levitating Stony Storage
Magic Boxes Shelving Looks Heavy But it's Hollow and Misleadingly Light
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Mod Masonry Furnishings
Mod Masonry Furnishings
Brick Collection Table Brings the Construction Aesthetic into the Kitchen
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Luxury Rock Paperweights
Luxury Rock Paperweights
Nordstrom's 'Leather Wrapped Stone' is an Expensive Decorative Rock
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Ombre-Patterned Wood Furnishings
Ombre-Patterned Wood Furnishings
Eli Chissick's Gradient Coffee Table Mixes Natural Elements
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Mossy Plant Lights
Mossy Plant Lights
The Torch Plant Light Mimics the Look of a Candle with LEDs
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Rock-Inspired Chopping Blocks
Rock-Inspired Chopping Blocks
These Kitchen Cutting Boards are Take on the Shape of River Rocks
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Earthy Olive Oil Packaging
Earthy Olive Oil Packaging
Cuonzo Organic Olive Oil is Contained in Terracotta Jars
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Circular Hand Timepieces
Circular Hand Timepieces
The Grovemade Wood Watch Places the Traditional Straight Hands
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Sculptural Wood Tables
Sculptural Wood Tables
The Waiho by Robert Scott is Visually Striking and Begging to be Touched
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Upcycled Stone Decor
Upcycled Stone Decor
Ghigos Studio's Recycled Stones Repurposes Rocks as Candlestick Holders
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Volcanic Rock Plates
Volcanic Rock Plates
LAVA by PECA is a Decorative Dish Collection for the Home
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Granite Stone Bathtubs
Granite Stone Bathtubs
The Stone Forest Natural Bathtub is Carved from a Single Boulder
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Shifting Geological Seats
Shifting Geological Seats
The 'Geode' Sitting Chair Operates in Several Different Orientations
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Flower Pot Air Conditioners
Flower Pot Air Conditioners
The Cold Pot by Thibault Faverie Lowers Temperatures Naturally
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Elegant Earthy Furnishings
Elegant Earthy Furnishings
Primitive Console Marries Artificial and Organic Material Treatments
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