bamboo

Bamboo LED Lighting, Not Panda Approved

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Sevcan Yardim, graduate of the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, designed this modular bamboo lamp. It is suposed to blend well with natural outdoor environments. The lights are energy-efficient LEDs, but still shine bright enough to light your path. Although I suspect that bamboo is not abundant in the Middle East, it is abundant [...]

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Cell Phone Seeks to Eliminate Panda Food Supply

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In a desperate search to find a purpose for tragically useless bamboo, designer, Michael Laut, has developed a cell phone that utilizes the superfluous grass. Underneath, the Chute is like any other ordinary Smartphone, powerful and functional. The shell however is designed out of bamboo, a high sustainable resource. Bamboo turns out to be lighter [...]

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