Bike rack that looks like a huge comb

It’s not a lost comb but a fascinating wood sculpture which can be spotted in the city of Roanoke, VA. Sculpted by artists Joshua Howell and Kagan Taylor of Popup Design in their very own Knowhow Shop in Los Angeles, this unique bike rack is one of the many which was installed to celebrate the titling of Roanoke as the Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists in 2010.


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Light reading is a chandelier built from unused books

Lucy Norman from Lula Dot has this interesting solution of transforming books, that cannot be recycled, into marvelous chandeliers.  “There is currently no infrastructure set up to recycle the paper from books because the paper is low grade and the glue on the spine must be removed.” So she upcycles the books into patterns and shapes which are hung around a ceiling light to create a chandelier called Light Reading. Each is priced at £440.00.


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Biodegradable pot allows ample room for root growth

Seedling designed by Brett Duncan is a biodegradable pot that allows the growing plant roots to expand easily. As opposed to the confinement of a plastic pot in which roots get tangled into a mass, Seedling provides the plant with a space in which it can grow and penetrate without any boundaries. Transplanting is not required as the biodegradable vessels of larger diameter can be added subsequently as the plant grows.


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