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ICFF 2008: Inhabitat Reports

ICFF 2008: Inhabitat Reports

Today is the last day of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in NYC, and we are madly going through all of our photos of the furniture, products, and of course the parties from the past few

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Metropolis Conference @ ICFF: Make Good and Prosper

Metropolis Conference @ ICFF: Make Good and Prosper

Metropolis Magazine is hosting a unique humanitarian-focused design conference at this year's International Contemporary Furniture Fair. On Monday, May 19, Metropolis will present Design Entrepreneurs:

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TOUCH | NY: Natural Fiber Decor by Domingos Tótora

TOUCH | NY: Natural Fiber Decor by Domingos Tótora

Domingos Tótora's natural fiber creations are some of the most imaginative and inspired designs we've seen. Driven by a passion for preservation, Tótora draws inspiration from natural landscapes to

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TOUCH | NY: Brazilian Eco Design hits NYC

TOUCH | NY: Brazilian Eco Design hits NYC

While we're looking forward to all of New York Design Week this year, there is one event in particular has piqued our interest. We've got our eye on TOUCH | NY, a three day design exhibit that will

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ICFF STARTS SATURDAY: Inhabitat reporting on the scene

ICFF STARTS SATURDAY: Inhabitat reporting on the scene

Every year we get excited about the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), which hits New York City's Jacob Javitz Center in the middle of May. For New York design fans, ICFF is always the best

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BKLYN Designs – Inhabitat Reports

BKLYN Designs – Inhabitat Reports

Inhabitat was on the scene all three days of BKLYN Designs this weekend and we have a lot of great finds to report back to you. The BKLYN Designs furniture exhibition, which is held in DUMBO every year

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BKLYN: Mother’s Day Green Design Tour Today at 2pm

BKLYN: Mother’s Day Green Design Tour Today at 2pm

We've been having a great time at this year's BKLYN Designs discovering new eco-friendly designs from inspired Brooklyn-based designers. Today, we invite you to join us for a unique event, a green design

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THIS SUNDAY: BKLYN Designs Mother’s Day Walking Tour

THIS SUNDAY: BKLYN Designs Mother’s Day Walking Tour

HEY NYC INHABITAT READERS! Any of you looking for something fun and designy to do this Sunday? Wanna meet the faces behind the Inhabitat blog, and check out some hot green furniture design in the

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BKLYN Designs STARTS TODAY- Inhabitat is here!

BKLYN Designs STARTS TODAY- Inhabitat is here!

BKLYN Designs STARTS TODAY!! We are thrilled to be on the scene at this year's BKLYN Designs - it is one our favorite springtime events, and we couldn't be more excited! Locally sourced and inspired,

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BKLYN SNEAK PEEK: Uhuru Recycled Bourbon Barrel Furniture

BKLYN SNEAK PEEK: Uhuru Recycled Bourbon Barrel Furniture

We've long been fans of Brooklyn green furniture team Uhuru Design. Every year at BKLYN Designs we eagerly look forward to seeing Uhuru's latest work, from the beautiful recycled scrap wood Stoolen

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BKLYN SNEAK PEEK: Bamboo Furniture from Ecosystems

BKLYN SNEAK PEEK: Bamboo Furniture from Ecosystems

New sustainable furniture company EcoSystems creates cute, family-friendly furniture that is as thoughtful of the environment as it is to the owner. Starting with renewable materials, EcoSystems follows

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BKLYN SNEAK PEEK: New Brave Space Light Block Lamps

BKLYN SNEAK PEEK: New Brave Space Light Block Lamps

We are perennial fans of Brooklyn-based Brave Space Design, and not just because their pieces helped turn the Inhabitat-curated Green Room at Designers & Agents into a sustainable style eco-haven this

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BKLYN DESIGNS Starts This Friday!

BKLYN DESIGNS Starts This Friday!

NY DESIGN FANS GET READY!!! One of our favorite springtime events, BKLYN Designs, is coming to town THIS WEEKEND, and we couldn't be more excited! Locally sourced and inspired, the BKLYN Designs

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VOTE NOW & Judge Student Eco Design Competition!

VOTE NOW & Judge Student Eco Design Competition!

We love our design competitions here at Inhabitat, and today we are partnering with The New School Sustainable Design Review (SDR) in NYC, to help judge a student design competition for the much loved NY

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PROJECT EARTH DAY IS TONIGHT!!!

PROJECT EARTH DAY IS TONIGHT!!!

Get ready eco-fashion loving New Yorkers! Project Earth Day - the fabulous green runway show / fashion design competition is coming to the Teknion showroom TONIGHT, from 7-8pm. Anyone who Anyone who

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Earth Day, China, and the Trouble with Leading by Example

Earth Day, China, and the Trouble with Leading by Example

I have mixed feelings about Earth Day as a holiday. The various gestures and campaigns it incites often seem hastily cast towards a brief window of opportunity during which people care about the

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WHAT ARE YOU DOING ON EARTH DAY?

WHAT ARE YOU DOING ON EARTH DAY?

Happy Earth Day! This Earth Day, we find our Inhabitat team has grown to span nearly every corner of the globe. Since Earth Day is supposed to be about finding a global perspective on the state of our

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MILAN 2008: Highlights from Greenergy Design

MILAN 2008: Highlights from Greenergy Design

The Greenergy Design exhibition, at Cortili dell'Universita degli Studi di Milano, is just the kind of thing us Inhabitants live for. As the title suggests, all of the designs on display had

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MILAN SHOW STARTS TODAY – Inhabitat is in Milan!

MILAN SHOW STARTS TODAY – Inhabitat is in Milan!

Salone Internazionale del Mobile kicks off today and Inhabitat is on the scene in Milan, Italy! We've got three Inhabitants at this year's International Furniture Fair to scope out the greenest designs at

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INHABITAT IS HEADED TO MILAN!

INHABITAT IS HEADED TO MILAN!

The world's most prestigious furniture fair, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, in Milan, Italy, starts in two days! And we've got three Inhabitat correspondents on their way to Milan to scope out the

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LIGHTS OFF EVERYONE: Global Earth Hour is Tonight!

LIGHTS OFF EVERYONE: Global Earth Hour is Tonight!

Last year, more than 2.2 million Earth Hour participants shut off their lights throughout Sydney in a powerful stand in support of protecting the environment. Tonight, the lights off action is going

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VIVAVI Brings Green Design to Armory Show in NYC

VIVAVI Brings Green Design to Armory Show in NYC

ATTENTION NEW YORKERS! This weekend is the annual Armory show in New York City - a giant art show which brings 50,000+ art lovers to Pier 94 in New York City from March 27th to 30th, to scoop up great

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MODERN SLANT Eco End Table from Todd Laby

MODERN SLANT Eco End Table from Todd Laby

Ever since we first laid eyes on Todd Laby's stunning green furniture design back in 2005, we've been huge fans. Unlike so much of what passes for 'sustainable design' these days, this thoughtful

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CROCHET CORAL REEF: An Ocean Icon in Colorful Form

CROCHET CORAL REEF: An Ocean Icon in Colorful Form

A collective celebration of colorful creatures is taking form in an amazing crochet project that aims to raise awareness about the threats to delicate ocean ecosystems. The Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef

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MAKE IT BETTER! Design Symposium at RISD, March 14th

MAKE IT BETTER! Design Symposium at RISD, March 14th

We all know the inconvenient truth. Now, what can we do, as artists and designers, to make it better? So asks Respond/Design, a student-led initiative at Rhode Island School of Design. On Friday

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ICE PENGUINS by 50graus/50degrees

ICE PENGUINS by 50graus/50degrees

The discourse on global warming at 50graus.org is delivered in poignant actions, words and visual communication about our fears, understanding and hopes for the planet. One installation is such an

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Happy Green Valentine’s Day from Inhabitat!

Happy Green Valentine’s Day from Inhabitat!

Today's the day for love, and while pinks and reds tend to rule Valentine's Day, we're ushering in the green with these last-minute gifts. If you're a procrastinator, or just not big on the big gestures,

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VIDEO: Treehugger Greener Gadgets Wrap

VIDEO: Treehugger Greener Gadgets Wrap

GREEN DEETS 013 Greener Gadgets Wrap from George Spyros on Vimeo Since we're on a video rampage today, we'd love to point you to a fabulous video of our Greener Gadgets Conference that we just spotted

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A Greener Valentine’s Day: Sustainable Splurges

A Greener Valentine’s Day: Sustainable Splurges

Your eco-cutie deserves only the best this Valentine's Day. What better way to say I love you than with a sexy splurge of a gift that's not just romantic, but sustainable too?! Here are some of our best

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‘SIX DEGREES’ On National Geographic TV This Sunday

‘SIX DEGREES’ On National Geographic TV This Sunday

Six Degrees Could Change The World The rise in temperature due to global warming will have a number of consequences that we have just barely started to comprehend. To make sense of it all, the National

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