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Liking of the moment:
1. Growing edible plants at the office
One of the most exiting and engaging things is to watch things grow. This space in the kitchen is one of the office´s favourite spaces for laptop work. We grow aubergines, tomatoes and cucumber with modest succes.
2. The biodegradable mobile phone
Appearing for all the world like a brick of sod outfitted with a keypad, Je-Hyun Kim’s Natural Year Phone concept carefully considers the life cycle of cellular phones, which are all too frequently disposed of due to obsolescence and the constant cycling of two-year contracts. Designed to last only for the length of its functional life cycle, the grassy green phone biodegrades and pieces apart for easy recycling after two years are up. >Inhabitat
3. The folding bike
4. “Griinman” the Lippakiosk
“Griinman” the Lippakiosk is situated at the crossing of Albertinkatu and Malminrinne streets in Helsinki. Opening hours vary.