Welcome to 2010! As we kick off a brand new year we're looking to the future with great green predictions for the months to come! From the launch of brand new sites to the latest developments in clean consumer tech at CES, to the rapidly approaching Greener Gadgets Conference, we have tons of exciting projects in the works. So strap in and stay tuned to Inhabitat as we bring you the best that the great green design world has to offer! And now for our favorite green design stories from the past week....
The Greener Gadgets Competition Deadline is Tonight!
The Greener Gadgets Design Competition deadline is TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT, so hurry and enter your best and brightest gadget designs for a shot at winning $5000 in prizes! We're looking for innovative designs that make consumer electronics greener and cleaner - from renewable energy generation to waste and energy reduction to socially empowering gadgets and more. Today is your last chance to enter, so get cracking!
ENTER THE GREENER GADGETS DESIGN COMPETITION >
INHABITAT NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR 2010!
GREEN DESIGN PREDICTIONS FOR 2010!
Tallest Building in the World, The Burj Dubai, Opens
CIA Teams Up With Scientists to Monitor Climate Change
Spiraling Skyscraper Pod City For a Future London
Twirling Battery Provides Instant Energy
SOLAR EAR: Affordable Sun-Powered Hearing Aids
Eco-Kiddie Stories from Inhabitots
The Winners of Inhabitots’ 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards!
Recycle Your Baby’s Teeth into Jewelry
Inhabitots' Win-It Wednesday!
Win an Inhabitots Exclusive Green Mama & Baby Bath Kit!
This week Inhabitots is giving away an exclusive Green Mama and Baby Nuturing Kit chock full of all-natural, chemical free, and cruelty products, from California Baby valued at $117! All you have to do to win is leave a comment on our post telling us why you want to win it, so enter today!
ENTER TO WIN A GREEN BABY BATH KIT >
Wearable Stories from Ecouterre
The Winners of Ecouterre’s 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards!
16 Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2010
Spectacular Gowns Created From Wallpaper
Weekly Ecouterre Contest!
Win This Eco-Chic Winter Knit Set (Worth $90!)
This week Ecouterre is thrilled to kick off its first weekly contest with an eco-chic knit giveaway! We're giving away a cute set worth $90 that includes a gorgeous snap-on neck warmer and a pair of cozy arm warmers—perfect for a frosty winter’s day. All you have to do to win is leave a comment on our post telling us how you're staying warm and green this winter!
WIN A COZY SET OF ECO KNITS >
DEAL OF THE WEEK:
THE GREAT VEGAN SHOE SALE!!!
If you're looking for some new eco shoes to put some spring in your step for 2010, check out the Great Vegan Shoe Sale with prices slashed up to 50%! Those cute and comfy Melissa flats that you've been wanting are on super sale and so are these dressy Beyond Skin pumps and oxford-style heels. Check out the sale and scoop up all of your favorite sustainable and vegan shoes at the lowest prices of the season!
Check out the sale here >
Full Sail University Offers Online Design Degrees
Want to get a leg up in the media industry? Look no further than Full Sail University, an online school that specializes in brand development, design strategies and research, copywriting, and more. Study from the comfort of your own home and over the course of 12 months you can earn an MFA that will prepare you for a bright future in the design and communications fields.
MEDIA DESIGN MFA AT FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY >
Happy new year everyone, and thanks for reading!
Jill, Yuka & Mike
Inhabitat Editors Extraordinaire