The GO Recycle bin is a really smart idea designed by by Hong Kong-based retailers Goodss Passion. Now if you look at the pictures below you can see why we say that this is a really smart idea. The lid of each bin actually has a molded sample of what you’re supposed to throw in them. The top of the bins are animated with sculptures of a bottle, tin can, and carton. These symbols are easily recognizable and clearly indicate the items allowed for disposal. As the designers put it, “intending to revolutionize the recycling industry and make it consumer-friendly, the idea of the GO bin is make recycling fun and convenience.” Finally We think that this idea could work because it’s simple, fun and very intuitive. Do you think that an idea like this could make recycling a fun and convenient routine, rather than boring and bothersome ?
Create height with items such as plants, artwork and books. Alternate taller pieces with shorter items such as peite vases, as shown below in the A Beautiful Mess studio living room. Not sure where to start? Choose a cohesive look and go for it! The next shelf vignette featured at Emily Henderson showcases a “Desert New Age” style, which welcomes earthy tones, tribal patterns, succulents and mineral specimens, among other pieces. In fact, in the next image we see the exact same shelf, this time styled to create a Playful Scholar look featuring neutral, masculine colors. Note special touches such as a globe and a bust displayed in a cloche. Incorporate a few unique conversation pieces into your shelving display for added interest.
Let’s get started with some styling inspiration from Urban Outfitters, a brand that offers an interesting array of wall-mounted shelving options. Many of them celebrate the best of geo style. Below we see a trio of shelving solutions, including the Bryn Mountain Display Shelf, pictured at the top right of the photo. Note how each of these shelves holds “like items,“ such as rocks, jewelry and other natural wonders. The styling of this Geo Triangle Shelf proves there’s power in empty space. You may be tempted to fill every square inch of your decorative shelving, but remember that sometimes less is more.