Tag Archives: garbage

Tracking disconsumption

A project to use barcodes to track consumer waste reminds me of what Slavoj iek says while standing amidst piles of garbage: "part of our daily perception of reality is that this [trash] disappears from our world."

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Beautiful Garbage: Philly Pimps Their Garbage Trucks With Murals

Philly’s Mural Arts Program partnered up with The Design Center of Philadelphia University to transform 10 city garbage trucks into pieces of movable art. Sadly, the murals do nothing to disguise the trucks awful fucking smell. Just think about this… millions of week old cheese steaks rotting in the sun. But hey, it’s something pretty to look at as you ...

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Self-sustaining Suit Has You Walking Just To Sit

Here at Gearfuse, we’ve seen loads of stuff that has no practical use in real world applications. Take that toaster scanner thing for example, a neat idea but totally worthless to anyone who isn’t scamming people by selling Mother Teresa-faced toast on eBay. We recently took a look at JooYoun Paek’s website. She’s an artist and interactive designer that takes ...

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Flexibin – Trash Done Right

Getting excited about garbage can be hard. Take Li Jianye’s Flexibin, an extremely simple trash can design that is made up of a single bent wire. Your trash bag easily stays in the center and the way it ends up looking really depends on you. Using a shitty bag from the deli? Your Flexibin is going to reflect that. Great ...

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Why Stay Homeless? Get A Skip

Oliver Bishop-Young, a Goldsmiths University graduate, demonstrated projects regarding skips at the New Designers showcase in London earlier this month. For those not familiar with a skip or what it is, simply put: it’s a dumpster. With the massive amount of idle skips laying around the city and all the crap we throw into landfills, we might as well get ...

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Clean Chair For A Clean Apartment

We’re running out of places to ditch our old garbage. Recycling bins are out of the question because, as we all know, all trash whether it be recyclable or otherwise all goes to the same place: New Jersey. California College of Arts student Nick Demarco has created a vinyl chair out of plastic bottles and other miscellaneous garbage he found ...

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First I will clean. Only then will I serve my penalty minutes

Hey, hockey fans. Want a cool way to clean without feeling like a little bitch? Check out this hockey-themed cleaning gear made especially for people like you. The storage bin, vacuum, broom hockey cleaning gear is a design concept for the maid in all of us. I would much prefer sweeping my garbage with a hockey stick look-alike than with ...

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