Big tobacco’s new marketing push: Smartphones, style and EDM

This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. British American Tobacco (BAT) -- the third-largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world -- is engaged in an elaborate and ethically ques...

Fighting Air Pollution with Plants


The breathable barrier is designed to stop CO2 emissions right at the source. Utilizing a honeycomb system of interconnected moss, which survives by absorbing nutrients and water from the air, the panels act as a filter and collect emissions particles before they can make it into the local environment. Capable of being integrated onto the existing transportation infrastructure, the green moss also makes for a stunning visual and triples as a padded sound absorber to keep road noise to a minimum.

This design is a winner of the 2018 Red Dot Design Concept Award.

Designers: Hsuan Ting Huang & Tsung Ying Hsieh