Go green with these innovative designs

A pick of the best, the latest, the greenest, the quirkiest, the most luxurious... that money can buy

Published: May 14, 2015

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STYLE

So-fa so good

The versatile Plug In Sofa from Godrej Interio lets you sit up, lie down, sleep, read, play on your computer, and watch movies, keeping you comfortable all the while. This lounge mattress has a built-in woofer system, a reading light, a phone jack and electric sockets. And, most importantly, it lets you sleep.
godrejinterio.com


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AUTO
e-wheels

Makers behind the Gogoro Smartscooter—powered by Panasonic auto-grade lithium-ion cells, it has a top speed of 100 kmph—are planning a network of ATM-like stations that will allow owners to stop and swap their depleted batteries for new ones. A monthly plan will include unlimited batteries and roadside assistance.
gogoro.com

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HOME
Vintage light

This brass lamp is suitable for both classic and contemporary spaces. Done in a gold finish, it has a mechanism to adjust its height.
sanctumstore.com



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Water systems
The Axor Starck V from Hansgrohe India is an example of stylish utility. The easy-click-in design and safety-stop functions make it easy to remove the glass body from its base to clean it, even without having to close the valve. Its material—dirt-resistant crystal glass in high-quality—makes it dishwasher friendly.
hansgrohe.in

(So-fa so good, Vintage light, Water systems, courtesy Better Interiors; e-wheels, courtesy Overdrive)

(This story appears in the 15 May, 2015 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from Magzter.com. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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