Gallery: BKLYN DESIGNS

 

I went to BKLYN Designs this weekend and I must say that the exhibition was even better this year than last. The show featured 55 different Brooklyn designers this year, bringing back old faves like Scrapile and BraveSpace, as well as adding plenty of hot new up-and-comers like EverySpace and ObjectInteriors.

Below are some quick pics so far, for all of my photos from the event, check out my Flickr feed photostream:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/inhabitat/

This gorgeous “arrange” shelf/vase by EverySpace design is one of my favorite things I saw yesterday. Such a simple idea, yet so lovely.

Another favorite from yesterday was this beautiful green cabinet made by BOA of ObjectInteriors. Every element in the gorgeous cabinet is environmentally sustainable: it’s made from Kirei board, recycled paper and recycled steel. I want one of these!

Brooklyn design duo The Design Can never ceases to impress with their cute takes on homewares. I LOVE this neo-baroque blackbird mirror.

The interior of the main exhibit.

Old Brooklyn favorites Scrapile and BraveSpace both have released brand new designs at this show.

Designer Andrea Claire merges photographs into traditional cylindrical lamps to create these stunning light pieces.

Real kids, such as Max here, seemed to love Igloo’s kids furniture. Kid tested, mother approved..

Uhuru Design’s beautiful 100% recycled stoolen chair.

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  1. Inhabitat » BKLYN... May 7, 2008 at 3:23 pm

    [...] The Bamba chair, pictured above, comes in two different types of bamboo depending on whether you prefer light or dark wood. The hardware is made of 100% aluminum and the cushion and upholstery are made of natural talalay latex and natural COM fabrics that are biodegradable. If you’re interested in more communal seating that offers a variety of different combinations, EcoSystems has created the Tandem 1 that can be customized to suit the needs of your home or office. + EcoSystems + BKLYN Designs + BKLYN Designs Starts Friday! + BKLYN Designs 2007 + BKLYN Designs 2006 [...]

  2. Inhabitat » BKLYN... May 14, 2007 at 11:27 am

    [...] year attending BKLYN Designs is one of my favorite parts of NY Design week. The show is small and curated, so most of the work [...]

  3. Inhabitat » ASKEW... May 14, 2007 at 5:34 am

    [...] display at BKLYN Designs this weekend, the Askew Table, from OSO industries is gorgeous, sturdy, and difficult to break! Why [...]

  4. Inhabitat » BKLYN... May 11, 2007 at 12:31 pm

    [...] BKLYN DESIGNS, is back – and bigger and better than ever this year. For those of you not familiar, BKLYN DESIGNS kicks off New York’s Design Week every year, showcasing the best of the best from Brooklyn. This [...]

  5. Inhabitat » Blog ... July 9, 2006 at 4:09 am

    [...] Inhabitat came away from this year’s BKLYN Designs raving about the originality at the Pratt students’ exhibition booth. While all the designs were impressive, the one that really stood out in our minds was Ana Linares‘ Plur Stool. Emerging from gestural drawings and an interest in using sustainable materials, the rocking stool’s gentle flowing lines combine beautifully with the unfinished look of the materials, making it look a little like a giant puzzle piece. For double utility, the lower curve also functions as a magazine rack. [...]

  6. Charline Hickman May 27, 2006 at 10:49 pm

    I love the Green Cabinet by BOA that is beautiful. Recycled wonderful who would have known. I just love it!!!!

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