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Top 35 Eco Design Ideas in September

From Calming Bamboo Keyboards to Stone-Infused Sneakers

— September 28, 2017 — Eco
From bamboo-based keyboards to single-use paper plates and flatpack chair collections, the September 2017 eco design ideas challenge objects that consumers have come to appreciate to become even more sustainable.

Some of the other inventive eco designs introduce add-ons like the Mason Jar Watering Spout, which make it possible for consumers with a collection of Mason jar containers to easily water their plants without having to invest in a dedicated watering can that will only occupy space within the home. Multi-purpose items and attachments like these are top-of-mind to consumers who inhabit small-scale urban dwellings and are passionate about value and sustainability.

Across multiple industries, designers are incorporating natural elements into everything from sneakers and seating designs to lighting systems, offering a tangible way for tech-savvy individuals to root themselves back into the natural world.
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3D-Printed Footwear Tours
3D-Printed Footwear Tours
'Feetz on the Streetz' is Sharing Printed Footwear on a Pop-Up Shop Tour
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Island-Inspired Lighting
Island-Inspired Lighting
Seom Lighting Was Inspired by Jeju Island
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Flower-Shaped Parasols
Flower-Shaped Parasols
'Festival of Nature' Features Beachside Umbrellas That Resemble Flowers
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Urban Beekeeper Accessories
Urban Beekeeper Accessories
The 'BiBo Hotel' Wooden Beehives Offer a Spot for Bees to Rest
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Watering Spout Jar Attachments
Watering Spout Jar Attachments
This Colorful Mason Jar Add-On Helps Plants Flourish
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Condensed Cleaning Systems
Condensed Cleaning Systems
Greenleaf Makes an Eco Range of Compressed Napkins and Scent Waters
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Eco-Friendly Turntables
Eco-Friendly Turntables
The Fern & Roby Montrose Turntable Player Has a Unipivot Tonearm
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Painted Oak Stools
Painted Oak Stools
The MoMA Stores' Seating is Made From Sustainably Harvested Oak
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Floating Eco-Friendly Pools
Floating Eco-Friendly Pools
The Plus Pool Project Received Unexpected Support from Heineken
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Energy-Generating Solar Sidewalks
Energy-Generating Solar Sidewalks
Thomson Rivers University is Aiming to Be More Sustainable
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Suspended Pocket Vases
Suspended Pocket Vases
This Hanging Vase Displays Simple Floral Arrangements
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Ombre Lighter Accessories
Ombre Lighter Accessories
Tetra's Ombre Arc Lighter is Available in Two Dual-Toned Styles
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Tree-Entwined Pool Pavilions
Tree-Entwined Pool Pavilions
La Grange Pavilion Navigates Gnarled Trees
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Flowing Grassy Rooftops
Flowing Grassy Rooftops
The Tsing Tao Visitor Center Blends Into the Hilly Environment
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Terrarium Water Purifiers
Terrarium Water Purifiers
The 'Drop by Drop' Home Water Purifier Harnesses the Power of Plants
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Semi-Transparent Marble Lighting
Semi-Transparent Marble Lighting
Voie Light Series Merges Marble with Neon Rings
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Talk Show Playing Cards
Talk Show Playing Cards
This Dynamic Set of Playing Cards was Created for The Tonight Show
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Textural Cork Seating
Textural Cork Seating
The Vitra Cork Stool Looks Like a Larger Variation of a Wine Cork
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Transparent Botanical Prints
Transparent Botanical Prints
These Photographs Give the Illusion of a Leaf Suspended in the Air
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Floral Framed Earrings
Floral Framed Earrings
These Earrings Display Real Flowers in a Clear Frame
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Snail-Inspired Retreats
Snail-Inspired Retreats
This Spanish Outdoor Oasis Has a Natural Pool and Two Wild Rivers
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Stone-Infused Sneakers
Stone-Infused Sneakers
The 'Real Stone Sneakers' are the First of Its Kind
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Hair-Implanted Vase Collections
Hair-Implanted Vase Collections
'Poilu Vases' Feature Artificial Hair to Create a Dynamic Texture
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Modular Eco Activation Kiosks
Modular Eco Activation Kiosks
The 'Cubox' Pop-Up Kiosks Have a Customizable Interior
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Calming Bamboo Keyboards
Calming Bamboo Keyboards
This Soothing Earth-Toned Keyboard Serves as a Zen-Infused Alternative
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Sea Life Inspired Lights
Sea Life Inspired Lights
These Coral Lamps Emulate the Spectacular Asymmetries of Reef Formations
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Flatpack Chair Collections
Flatpack Chair Collections
Fyrn's 'Stemn' Line Introduces Comfortable, High-End Furnishings
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Delicate Insect Flower Sculptures
Delicate Insect Flower Sculptures
This Artist Turns a Childhood Fascination Into Art
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Contemporary Wooden Bathroom Faucets
Contemporary Wooden Bathroom Faucets
The QS Supplies Wooden Taps and Faucets are Naturalistic
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Biodegradable Seed-Ingrained Plates
Biodegradable Seed-Ingrained Plates
Papelyco by Lifepack Offers Unique Disposable Plates
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Jungle Gym Meeting Spaces
Jungle Gym Meeting Spaces
BuzziSpace's BuzziJungle is an Adult Jungle Gym for Offices
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Mini Car Brand Homes
Mini Car Brand Homes
The Tesla Tiny House Can be Towed by the Brand's Vehicles
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Modular Floating Cabins
Modular Floating Cabins
The DD16 Floating Cabin Blends Modern Design with Functionality
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Curvaceous Wooden Domes
Curvaceous Wooden Domes
The 'Dome of Visions' Explores Wood as an Eco-Friendly Alternative
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Minimalist Oasis Homes
Minimalist Oasis Homes
The Courtyard House by Robson Rak Architects Boasts Stark Details
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