Tag: Maya Lin

Cool Green Morning: Monday, June 25

Written by | June 25th, 2012

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It’s just another cool green Monday.

  1. Rest in peace, Lonesome George. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. With their predators MIA, nocturnal fish are now seeing the light of day. (Mongabay)
  3. A new poll says Brits toss nearly $142 million worth of barely worn clothing in landfills every year. (GreenBiz)
  4. Concerned about tossing those “DO NOT EAT” silica packets? Ask Umbra says you can relax. (Grist)
  5. Maya Lin creates a multimedia memorial for biodiversity and nature. (YaleE360)

Design for a Living World: Making Sustainability Stylish

Written by | August 11th, 2011

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It may look like just another great design from Isaac Mizrahi, but you won’t believe the sustainable natural material he used to create that dress.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Sept. 21

Written by | September 21st, 2009

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We take the morning’s green news by the horns here at Cool Green Science — including a great story about Central Asia’s saiga antelope (above), being brought back from the brink of extinction by good old-fashioned conservation: European leaders are openly questioning whether the United States has the political will to address climate change, reports […]

5 Questions: Design for a Living World

Written by | June 12th, 2009

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Isaac Mizrahi, Alaska, kicky pumps, salmon leather. Stumped? OK, let’s try another one: Kate Spade, Bolivia, handbags, palm leaves. No? How about Maya Lin, red maple, Maine? Such Riddle-of-the-Sphinx juxtapositions define Design for a Living World, an exhibition now showing at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York City through January 4, 2010. The exhibition, organized […]

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