Herringbones Chair, Raw Edges, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Herringbones Chair by Raw Edges

London-based, Israeli-born designers Raw Edges collaborated with 5VIE Art + Design to create Herringbones, an eye-catching interactive exploration of wood, colored dye, and herringbone motifs. The project puts visitors in the driver’s seat of design by inviting them to dip pine planks in buckets of colored dye and then arrange them into beautiful patterns.

Softie Wanted, Victoria Ledig, Mandy Roos, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Softie Wanted Foam Chair

Dutch artists Victoria Ledig and Mandy Roos combine the industrial, the profane and the fanciful in a humorous exploration of the inner nature of materials. Their Softie Wanted seat is made from just two materials: industrial foam and colorful rope.

Warm me Up Scotty Chair, Hanneke de Leeuw, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Warm me Up Scotty by Hanneke de Leeuw

What do you get when you combine a hot water bottle with a piece of furniture? Hanneke de Leeuw‘s amazing Warm Me Up Scotty Chair! Three spigots sprout from the cozy seat, allowing it to be connected to a radiator or filled up with warm water from the tap.

Zolle di Passaggio, Grass Chair, Landmarks, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior, lawn chair

Grass Chair by Landmarks

Do you love the feeling of sitting on the grass embraced by the soft smell of flowers and soil? Then check out this literal lawn chair by Landmarks at the Materials Village!

Angan Rocking Horse, Alvin Tjitrowirjo, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Angan Rocking Horse by Alvin Tjitrowirjo

This “Angan” rocking horse by Jakarta-based designer Alvin Tjitrowirjo is a playful outdoor seat inspired by Indonesian materials, customs, habits and heritage.

Ori Ben-Zvi, The Wake, offcut stool, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Offcut Stool by Ori Ben-Zvi

Wood offcuts and scraps find new life in Ori Ben-Zvi‘s tree trunk-shaped stool. His collection “The Wake” was inspired by the idea of reincarnation as well as recycling. The stool debuted at the YES exhibition of Israeli designers at Milan Design Week.

Bori Throne, Gunjan Gupta, recycled materials, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Bori Throne by Gunjan Gupta

Inspired by Indian bicycle vendors, Gunjan Gupta created the Bori Throne – a chair crafted from old bicycle parts, encrusted chrome, and textiles.

Palm Leaf Chairs, People of the Sun, Hettler Tullman, sustainable materials, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Palm Leaf Chairs by People of the Sun

People of the Sun partners with artisans in Malawi to create high-quality furniture and home accessories. For the Milan Furniture Fair they teamed up with Hettler Tullman to launch a colorful collection of chairs made from renewable locally-sourced materials.

Transforming Lift-Bit Sofa, transforming furniture, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Transforming Lift-Bit Sofa

Behold: the world’s first digitally transformable sofa. The Lift-bit is an innovative seat made from cushioned columns that can change height to create virtually any shape you can think of.

Concrete Chair, Yukiko Nagai, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Concrete Chair by Yukiko Nagai

This amazing, soft-looking chair is handmade by the Japanese artist Yukiko Nagai with concrete, glass and ceramics. We Spotted it at the new “Up In the Sky” apartment decorated by Rossana Orlandi.

Material Container Stool, Seo Jeonghwa, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Material Container Stool by Seo Jeonghwa

Material Container by Seo Jeonghwa is a collection of stools and tables made using different materials in various combinations. The low furniture pieces comprise a conical base topped with a flat disc-shaped container in one material with a contrasting material inside. Pairings include basalt and rosewood, cherry and copper, and cork and aluminum. In total, the collection uses two types of stone, five types of wood and three types of metal, as well as woven rush and acrylic.

Unfamiliar Chairs, Studio Juju, chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Unfamiliar Chairs by Studio Juju

Studio Juju‘s “unfamiliar” chairs feature playful shapes and lush colors. Their abstract forms challenge the concept of what a chair can be.

Loop Chair, P.C.Re., chairs, green chairs, sustainable chairs, green furniture, sustainable furniture, green design, sustainable design, milan design week, milan furniture fair, green interior

Loop Chair by P.C.Re.

P.C.Re.’s mesmerizing Loop chair is made from two intersecting volumes of metal mesh. Its economy of materials and lightweight aesthetic are inspiring to say the least.

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Photos by Maria Novozhilova, Federica Garofalo, Charlene Lam for Inhabitat