Panda’s beautiful everyday watch is made from sustainable bamboo, and set onto an equally cool strap made from Portuguese cork. Has a Swiss internal movement, and water resistant to 3ATM. It even comes with a matching bamboo box.
MakeLab’s skateboard design combines bamboo’s strength with the stiffness of fiberglass and carbon fiber. The result is a fun, responsive deck whose manufacture provides job training and increased employment in the Alabama black belt.
An unusual vehicle made from sustainable materials, designers Kenneth Cobonpue and Albrecht Birkner’s car would have a woven skin, replaceable after it biodegrades. Not the most practical concept, but still visually striking.