Your Next Major Appliance Could Be Turkish

With Harier buying GE, Midea (China’s biggest maker of home appliances) buy a majority stake in Toshiba Corp.’s appliance unit and Samsung’s recent play for Dacor; it appears to be successful within the appliance industry a company needs to be global.

With UK economic growth expected to take a hit from BREXIT, it’s a smart move for Turkish Brands Beko and Vestel to look across the Atlantic for further expansion.

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LEED Lighting from Recycled Coke Bottles

Here’s a new artist spotlight for my recycled lighting collection of posts. Atlanta artist Kathleen Plate creates custom, handcrafted chandeliers from post-consumer upcycled bottles. Plate’s company, Smart Glass is known for creating unique and elegant glass collections, jewelry and chandeliers using a technique she has patented. Last fall Plate was commissioned by Chick-fil-A to create custom … Continue reading LEED Lighting from Recycled Coke Bottles

Prisma Cold Brewer

If you like the convenience of bottled cold brewed coffee (and the caffeine kick that accompanies it) then this new home appliance just might be for you. Thanks to new vacuum-pressure technology, a new brewer launched on Indiegogo can turn a mix of cold water and grounds into a drinkable brew in minutes. If you’re not … Continue reading Prisma Cold Brewer