Friday, May 15, 2009

The Future Looks Bright and Textured

Christien Meindertsma's used wool from a sustainable sheep ranch in Idaho yields a large knit modular rug

Ted Muehling carved ivory nut palms necklace from the Micronesian island of Pohnpei

Kate Spade/Bolivian craftsman sustainable fiber handbags

Ezri Tarazi used raw bamboo stalks furnishings/China's Yunnan Province

* . . . with these amazing, sustainably-crafted designs from Design for a Living World, which officially opened at the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum last night. Talk about enchanting. I could barely drift off to sleep last night, as the future looks so bright and promising. This movie just kept running through my head.

*images via Fast Company's blog

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