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Top 100 Eco Trends in 2010

From 500-Square-Foot Homes to Motorcycle Sportscars

— December 31, 2010 — Eco
For 2010, these are the top 100 eco trends, which include 500-Square-Foot Homes, Invisible Underwear and Layered Luxury Vehicles. The rankings are based on millions of views and 29,000 new trends.

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6.3
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Stunning Sustainable Surfaces
Stunning Sustainable Surfaces
100% Recycled Bio-Glass Made From Consumer Materials
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98
Clean Airvertising
Clean Airvertising
Lead Pencil Studio Successfully Promotes Nothing
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97
Psychedelic Home Lighting
Psychedelic Home Lighting
The 'House in the Garden' by Cunningham Architects is Trippy
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96
Transformable Luxury Cars
Transformable Luxury Cars
The Volkswagen Inside Can be a One or Four-Seater & More
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95
Energy-Generating Chairs
Energy-Generating Chairs
The Empower Chair by Ryan Klinger is Perfect for Travellers
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94
Cheap-Chic Apparel
Cheap-Chic Apparel
The H&M High Fashion Low Cost Line Keeps Money in Your Wallet
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93
Devil Ray Swarms
Devil Ray Swarms
Florian Schulz is Winner of the Environmental Photographer of the Year Awards
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92
Shocking Eco-Activism
Shocking Eco-Activism
'Crude Awakening' by Jane Fulton Alt Photographs the Oil Spill
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91
Floral Eco-Fashion
Floral Eco-Fashion
The H & M Garden Collection Redeems Its Environmentally-Friendly Status
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90
Towering Solar Trees
Towering Solar Trees
Tourism London Unveils the World's Tallest Solar Tree
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89
Shocking Oil Spill Visuals
Shocking Oil Spill Visuals
The Vogue Italia and Steven Meisel 'Water & Oil' Spread is Disturbing
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88
Tanker Dream Homes
Tanker Dream Homes
Introducing the KEG Apartment
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87
Trippy Architectural Designs
Trippy Architectural Designs
'Foreign Office Architects' Designed Aluminium Tile-Covered Building
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86
Motorcycle Sportscars
Motorcycle Sportscars
Ramesh Gound's Plug-In Motorbike Clicks Into Another to Form a Car
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85
Roadkill Calendars
Roadkill Calendars
The ‘Son of Roadkill' Calendar by Kevin Beresford is a Huge Hit
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84
Nature-Loving Lingerie
Nature-Loving Lingerie
The R.A.W. Textiles Collection is Sexy and Sustainable
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83
Super-Sized Solar Boats
Super-Sized Solar Boats
Planet Solar's Latest Solar Panel Ship is 31 Meters Long
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82
Floating Eco-Homes
Floating Eco-Homes
The Magma Design LoftFloat Will Stay Above the Sinking Real Estate Market
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81
Disneyfied Disasters
Disneyfied Disasters
The 'Finding Nemo 2' Parody Takes on the BP Oil Spill
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80
Eco Luxe Boat Homes
Eco Luxe Boat Homes
The Tafoni Floating House is a 960 Square Foot Masterpiece
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79
Roller Coaster Apartments
Roller Coaster Apartments
The Everrich 2 Apartment Complex By DWP Architects
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78
Oil Spill Wildlife
Oil Spill Wildlife
Boston.com BP Oil Spill Photography Shows Effect on Animals
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77
Shell-Covered Motorbikes
Shell-Covered Motorbikes
The SunRed Solar Moped Features a Retractable Photovoltaic Roof
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76
Green Fairytale Fashion
Green Fairytale Fashion
The Adhesif Clothing Line is Alice in Wonderland-Inspired
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75
Colorful Christmas Trees
Colorful Christmas Trees
Treetopia has a Tree for Every Color of the Rainbow, and Then Some
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74
Airplane Playgrounds
Airplane Playgrounds
Evergreen Aviation Museum Wings and Waves Water Park from Recycled 747
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73
Mystically Enchanting Homes
Mystically Enchanting Homes
The 'House in Dionysos' by Nikos Koukourakis Glows Beautifully
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72
Eerie Underwater Assemblies (UPDATE)
Eerie Underwater Assemblies (UPDATE)
Taylor's 'Silent Evolution' Reveals a Pelagic Population
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71
Teetering Architecture
Teetering Architecture
The Beirut Terraces Are Full of Glass and Gardens
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70
Giant Animal Eco-Sculptures
Giant Animal Eco-Sculptures
Heather Jansch's Recycled Artwork is Amazing
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69
Self-Repairing Hybrids
Self-Repairing Hybrids
The Audi A9 Concept Car by Daniel Garcia
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68
Bible-Like Solar Yachts
Bible-Like Solar Yachts
Janne Leppanen's ARKKI Solar Trimaran is Noah's Arc Revamped
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67
Cylindrical Rolling Homes
Cylindrical Rolling Homes
The Rollit Modular House Offers More Luxury than a Hamster Wheel
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66
Hobbit Hideaways
Hobbit Hideaways
This Swiss Cluster of Houses Belongs in 'The Lord of the Rings'
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65
Encapsulated Crater Towns
Encapsulated Crater Towns
The Ab Elis ‘Eco-City 2020' Accommodates 100,000 in a Quarry
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64
Lightning Powered Bikes
Lightning Powered Bikes
The Yog by Arun Thomas is an Eco-Friendly Tricycle
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63
Tween Fashion Designers
Tween Fashion Designers
10-Year Old Cecilia Cassini and Her Eco Chic Couture
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62
Boxy Open Concept Homes
Boxy Open Concept Homes
The Morumbi Residence by Drucker Arquitetura is Geometric and Spacious
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61
Polluted Beach Pin-Ups
Polluted Beach Pin-Ups
The Surfrider Foundation's New Calendar Isn't Your Typical Swim Shoot
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60
Straw and Hemp Homes
Straw and Hemp Homes
Modcell Prefab Homes are Good Looking and Sustainable
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59
DIY Pony Bikes
DIY Pony Bikes
The Horsey Bicycle Kit Encourages Cyclists to Treat Their Cycle like a Pet
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58
Flexible Washbasins
Flexible Washbasins
The Sophie Mensen 'Watertable' Deepens to Receive Liquid
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57
Upcycled Gothic Ornaments
Upcycled Gothic Ornaments
Charlotte Hosten Creates Dark, Romantic Eco Jewelry
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56
Wood Pallet Offices
Wood Pallet Offices
MOST Architecture Uses Wooden Pallets to Redesign Workplaces
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55
Hemp-Happy Homes
Hemp-Happy Homes
The Hemp Push House Makes a Healthy Debut in the US
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54
Second-Hand Suitcase Seats
Second-Hand Suitcase Seats
Katie Thompson Takes Household Furniture on a Trip
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53
Integrative Jewelry Designs
Integrative Jewelry Designs
Polli Synthesizes Craft Culture and Industrial Manufacturing
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52
Ultralight Two-Wheelers
Ultralight Two-Wheelers
The 'Evanel Electric Scooter' is Made from One Piece of Material
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51
Junk Limos
Junk Limos
Antti Rahko's Mercedes 300 Turbodiesel Limousine to be Auctioned on eBay
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50
Bamboo Business Cards
Bamboo Business Cards
These Business Cards by Anonymous are Lovely and Sustainable
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49
Bare-Boned Motorcycles
Bare-Boned Motorcycles
The E 100R is a Super Light Electric Bike
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48
Flying Motorcycles
Flying Motorcycles
The MoonRider is a Hybrid Futuristic Two Wheeler
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47
Adult Jungle Treehouses
Adult Jungle Treehouses
Baumraum Creates a Nature-Loving Haven
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46
Layered Luxury Vehicles
Layered Luxury Vehicles
The Maserati Tramontante Concept by Ondrej Jirec
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45
Freaky Fish Photomentaries
Freaky Fish Photomentaries
Human-Like Fish With Teeth and Limbs
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44
Dolphin-Inspired Airplanes
Dolphin-Inspired Airplanes
Victor Uribe's A350h Airliner Takes Off Vertically, Not at an Angle
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43
Power-Generating Bicycles
Power-Generating Bicycles
The HMK 561 Ultralight Motorbike Does All the Work for You
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42
Industrialized Green Homes
Industrialized Green Homes
The Open Air Sculpture House by Marek Rytych Architekt
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41
Rooftop Garden Homes
Rooftop Garden Homes
The 'V House' by Plan B Architects has a Grass Field on Top
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40
Pinching Pasture Sculptures
Pinching Pasture Sculptures
The Five Seasons Festival Showcases our Environmental Impact
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39
Wearable Crochet Art
Wearable Crochet Art
The Johan Ku 'Emotional Sculptures' Line is a Chunky Knit Fashion Statement
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38
Upcycled Knotted Necklaces
Upcycled Knotted Necklaces
These Saako Necklaces are Made out of Old Jerseys
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37
Laser-Engraved iPhone Cases
Laser-Engraved iPhone Cases
The Customizable Grove iPhone Case has a Natural Groove
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36
Motorless Minimalist Bikes
Motorless Minimalist Bikes
John Villarreal's Futuristic Bike Design
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35
Modern Geometric Homes
Modern Geometric Homes
The Verdant Avenue House by Robert Mills Architects is a Masterpiece
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34
Nature-Focused Getaway Homes
Nature-Focused Getaway Homes
The Palmyra House by Studio Mumbai Architects is Green & Stylish
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33
Aerodynamic Superboats
Aerodynamic Superboats
Darko Markovic's 'The Eagle Yacht' Features Solar Panels & Jet Propulsion
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32
Toilet Tank Aquariums
Toilet Tank Aquariums
Save Water with the Eco-friendly Fish 'n Flush
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31
Credit Crunch Prefabs
Credit Crunch Prefabs
The L41 Home is Designed for Uneasy Economic Times
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30
Portable Personal Shelters
Portable Personal Shelters
The Topeak Bikamper Doesn't Need Tent Poles to Stand
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29
Upcycled Suitcase Pet Beds
Upcycled Suitcase Pet Beds
Etsy Artists Make a Cute Eco Case for Cats
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28
Buoyant Eco Abodes
Buoyant Eco Abodes
Feel in Touch with Nature in the Floating Studio Flat
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27
Sleek Customized Supercars
Sleek Customized Supercars
The Mercedes-Benz Futuristic ‘Biome Concept‘ Car
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26
See-Through Luxury Marquees
See-Through Luxury Marquees
The Transparent Bubble Tent by Pierre Stephane Dumas
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25
Planetary Platonic Fashion
Planetary Platonic Fashion
Plato's Collection by Amila Hrustic is Oragami Opulence
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24
Plant-Growing Aquariums
Plant-Growing Aquariums
A Planter and Fish Bowl in One For Green Thumbs and Fish Lovers
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23
Garbage Wedding Gowns
Garbage Wedding Gowns
The Plastic Bag Wedding Dress by Amorphose
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22
Mosquito Helicopters
Mosquito Helicopters
Is Cikaric Dragan's Design the Future of Transportation?
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21
Cardboard Origami Shelters
Cardboard Origami Shelters
The Tine Hovsepian 'Cardborigami' Unfolds for the Homeless
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20
Funky Bunk Beds
Funky Bunk Beds
Pluunk Bunk Bed is Only for the Coolest Kids
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19
Geometric Hillside Homes
Geometric Hillside Homes
The 'Bowen Mountain House' by CplusC Architecture is Spectacular
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18
Floating Eco Homes
Floating Eco Homes
Houseboat on the Eilbekkanal by Rost Niderehe Architects is on Water
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17
Trailer Trikes
Trailer Trikes
The Buffalino Is A Fully Furnished Three-Wheeler
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16
Garden Office Pods
Garden Office Pods
The Archipod is an Ergonomic Outdoor Workspace
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15
Summer Aquatic Homes
Summer Aquatic Homes
The Fish House by Guz Architects is a Swimmer's Paradise
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14
Customizable Mobile Homes
Customizable Mobile Homes
The 'Be Coc Mobile Home' Gives Back to Nature
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13
Forest Canopy Lofts
Forest Canopy Lofts
The Ultimate Tree House Designed by Robert Harvey Oshatz
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12
Nanoscale Nomadic Abodes
Nanoscale Nomadic Abodes
The ‘Nine Tiny Feet' Cabin is a Practical and Portable Pad
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11
Sustainable Cabin Architecture
Sustainable Cabin Architecture
Johnson Architects Present the Schell-Wheeler House in the Cascades
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10
Recycled Bathtub Furniture
Recycled Bathtub Furniture
Cast Iron Tubs Become Funky Sofas
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9
Shipping Container Housing
Shipping Container Housing
The Crossbox by CG Architects is Made from Recycled Shipping Crates
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8
Papercraft Earrings
Papercraft Earrings
Amazing Papermode Paper Jewelry Makes a Folded Fashion Satement
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7
Invisible Underwear
Invisible Underwear
Enjoy Your Low-Rise Jeans Worry-Free With My Panteez
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6
Millionaire Tree Houses
Millionaire Tree Houses
These Luxury Tree Houses by Pierre Leville Gets Plenty of Attention
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5
Mini Mobile Living Campers
Mini Mobile Living Campers
The Lehman B Supertramp Explores a New Kind of Street Life
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4
Underground Homes
Underground Homes
The Triangular Concrete House 2 by A-cero Architects is Hidden
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3
500-Square-Foot Homes
500-Square-Foot Homes
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture Designs Small East Village Apartment
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2
Miniature Urban Abodes
Miniature Urban Abodes
A Prefab 'MEKA ALP320' Home has Been Plunked in Downtown NYC
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1
Mini Modular Domiciles
Mini Modular Domiciles
The One+ Concept from Add-a-Room Makes Small Living Large
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