These are 2 green and 2 funky products @ Brastilo
banana leaf hanging lamp
This colourful ceiling lamp is actually made from banana leaves!
Made by Brazilian artisans, using recycled or sustainable products.
Brastilo, the Brazilian firm is into eco friendly and renewable initiatives.
lizard porcelain plates
Put a smile on your face and call it the Brazilian zest for life! These ceramic plates are handmade by craftsman in Bahia.
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Designer screen printed solar cells are possible now with the new technique developed by researches at Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE.
Instead of mounting the solar module on the roof, it could be integrated in the glass façade of a building. It is possible to produce it in desired colours, print images or text on the module.
These design options open up an entirely new range of possible applications. It can be used as shade, window or even as company’s logo while generating electricity.
The key component of the new module is an organic dye which in combination with nanoparticles converts sunlight into electricity.
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