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Philip Starck’s Elegant Zero-Waste Broom Chair is Crafted From Recycled Industrial Waste

Philip Starck’s Elegant Zero-Waste Broom Chair is Crafted From Recycled Industrial Waste

French designer Philip Starck is exhibiting his elegant recycled Broom Chair at this year's bustling ICFF. Made from 90% recycled industrial waste, the Broom Chair made its debut at Milan Furniture Fair,

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6 Cozy Cocoons to Retreat From The World

6 Cozy Cocoons to Retreat From The World

DEDON's Zero Waste Nest Rest is Made From a Recyclable Synthetic Resin Fiber Made from an innovative eco-lux material that is recyclable, non-toxic and weatherproof, DEDON's Nest Rest is the perfect

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Wood-Like Cardboard Stools Pop Up in a Snap and Can Hold 440 Pounds!

Wood-Like Cardboard Stools Pop Up in a Snap and Can Hold 440 Pounds!

Hen and Hammock's beautiful tree trunk stool and scrap wood stool are very cleverly designed pieces of cardboard furniture. The stools are printed with weathered wood patterns, they can stand up to an

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Thomas Wold’s Quirky and Unique Creations Made From Upcycled Furniture

Thomas Wold’s Quirky and Unique Creations Made From Upcycled Furniture

Thomas Wold is a custom craftsman who lives in the Bay Area with a design/fabrication studio in Berkeley. He struck our fancy with his amazing upcycled furniture creations that take parts and pieces from

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Denis Drouet’s Colorful ‘Order in Chaos’ Table Encourages Play

Denis Drouet’s Colorful ‘Order in Chaos’ Table Encourages Play

Denis Drouet's colorful 'Order in Chaos' table aims to encourage play between children and adults. Children can hide under the table (as they love to do) and pull the strings, which creates a pattern on

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Koloro is a Cute Multifunctional Desk by Torafu Architects

Koloro is a Cute Multifunctional Desk by Torafu Architects

The super cute Kororodesuku (Koloro desk) and Koloro stool are two brilliant multifunctional furnishings designed by Tokyo-based Torafu Architects. The brightly colored desk has various windows to let

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80*120′s Self-Build Workshop Turns Shipping Pallets Into Street Furniture

80*120′s Self-Build Workshop Turns Shipping Pallets Into Street Furniture

Izmo used their inventive 80*120 self-build workshop to create 11 pieces of street furniture pieces from discarded shipping pallets. The program, which was targeted at students and professionals in the

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Andreas Kowalewski’s Wedge Side Table is a Genius Single-Material Flatpack Design

Andreas Kowalewski’s Wedge Side Table is a Genius Single-Material Flatpack Design

The Wedge side table by Amsterdam-based Designer Andreas Kowalewski is a clever flatpack design that is simple to build, store and transport. The idea behind this genious piece of green design is to

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Block.210 by Jessica Arosenius is a Playful Coffee Table For Parents and Children

Block.210 by Jessica Arosenius is a Playful Coffee Table For Parents and Children

One of the challenges for parents with young children is having kid-friendly objects in your house without making your home feel too much like a nursery. As part of the Masterprogram Child Culture Design

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‘Bedroom In A Box’ is the Ultimate Compact Furniture Suite

‘Bedroom In A Box’ is the Ultimate Compact Furniture Suite

Everyone has heard of flat-pack furniture, but this “Bedroom in a Box” takes the concept to the extreme. Latvia-based designer Rolands Landsbergs of Boxetti has created an ultra-compact

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Kumeko Turns a Bunch of Weaves and Knots Into a Comfy Floor Cushion

Kumeko Turns a Bunch of Weaves and Knots Into a Comfy Floor Cushion

Inspired by old weaving, knotting and basket-making techniques, Kumeko created these cool floor cushions in their design studio based in Prague, Czech Republic. This collection of cushions, aptly dubbed

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Cardboard Paperpedic Bed Can Support the Weight of 22 People!

Cardboard Paperpedic Bed Can Support the Weight of 22 People!

The Paperpedic Bed by Karton is a system of intricately folded and tabbed paper panels that connect to form a sleek and modern bed frame. The 100 percent recyclable bed can expand from twin sized to one

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Jeppe Hein’s Quirky ‘Social Benches’ are Interactive Sculptures That Engage the Public

Jeppe Hein’s Quirky ‘Social Benches’ are Interactive Sculptures That Engage the Public

Jeppe Hein has re-imagined the average public bench by creating a series of modified benches that open up discussion about social behavior in urban spaces. The Danish artist took the form of a typical

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Flame Retardant Manufacturers Rely on Fear, Tobacco Industry Tactics

Flame Retardant Manufacturers Rely on Fear, Tobacco Industry Tactics

Flame retardants are abundant in household furniture, despite the fact that they only delay fires by a few seconds and the inhalation of such chemicals often kills victims before an actual fire. While

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CounterEvolution’s Manhattan Table is Made from Reclaimed Bowling Alley Wood

CounterEvolution’s Manhattan Table is Made from Reclaimed Bowling Alley Wood

Since it was launched in 2007, New York-based furniture company CounterEvolution has carved out a unique niche, creating a line of innovative furniture from reclaimed wood from bowling lanes. The

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Brilliant Rotating UnWaste Bookcase is Made From Reclaimed Plywood

Brilliant Rotating UnWaste Bookcase is Made From Reclaimed Plywood

The UnWaste Bookcase is a brilliant sustainably designed full-wall rotating library created by architect Ben Milbourne (Bild Architecture), eco-designer Leyla Acaroglu (Eco Innovators) and furniture

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Quirky Sylvester Bird Box Invites Birds to Fly Into the Jaws of a Cat

Quirky Sylvester Bird Box Invites Birds to Fly Into the Jaws of a Cat

We love this quirky Sylvester Bird Box; an amusing take on the traditional birdhouse where the feathered go to roost. Designed by Suck UK, they constructed the box from durable marine quality plywood

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Timothy John Weaves Everyday Objects From Eco-Friendly Felt

Timothy John Weaves Everyday Objects From Eco-Friendly Felt

New Zealand-based designer Timothy John has created an entire collection of everyday products made almost entirely from felt. His Woven Collection includes a clock, two lamps, a table, and and flower vase

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New Rado’s Flat-Pack Intension Stools Surprise With Bold Pops of Color

New Rado’s Flat-Pack Intension Stools Surprise With Bold Pops of Color

New Rado's line of Intension furniture is designed from the ground up to be simple, practical, and mobile. Each piece is machine-cut from top quality Baltic Birch plywood and hand finished with wipe-on

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Griet Boucique Designs an Alternative Playground That Uses Textile Scraps

Griet Boucique Designs an Alternative Playground That Uses Textile Scraps

  Alternative Playground may simply look like colorful and cushy blobs piled up in a corner, but this new project by Griet Boucique explores the potential of the trash dump as a play

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Pinwu’s Bamboo Paper Tié Chair Scores Salone Satellite Design Report Award

Pinwu’s Bamboo Paper Tié Chair Scores Salone Satellite Design Report Award

Last week Pinwu became the first Chinese design team to win a Salone Satellite Design Report Award. Zhang Lei, Christoph John and Jovana Bogdanovic's winning collection is made from natural and

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Superstudio Designers Shine Bright at the Milan Furniture Fair

Superstudio Designers Shine Bright at the Milan Furniture Fair

This is a gorgeous bio-ethanol stove dubbed Planika caught our attention for its monument-like form. The ARTernative artistic chair by Luca Gnizio caught our eye for its innovative use of

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The Lichtbed is a Giant, Dreamy Shape-Shifting Daybed

The Lichtbed is a Giant, Dreamy Shape-Shifting Daybed

Would you like a 'throne' of your own, or perhaps a fluffy picnic space? Lichtbed is an experimental project by architecture practice 51n4e and textile designers Chevalier-Masson and Julie Vandenbroucke.

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Brilliant ‘Satellite’ Floor Lamp is Made Entirely of Ground-Up, Recycled CD Cases

Brilliant ‘Satellite’ Floor Lamp is Made Entirely of Ground-Up, Recycled CD Cases

Dutch Designer Dirk Vander Kooij repurposed an industrial robot to produce new designs from recycled e-waste. Unveiled during Milan Design Week, his “Satellite” floor lamp is a beautiful

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The Best Green Furnishings at Fiera Milano During the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair

The Best Green Furnishings at Fiera Milano During the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair

Gufram uses soft polyurethane, brightly coloured with washable, non-toxic dyes, to create the most unusual designs. Inspired by traditional car air fresheners, “Déjeuner sur l’arbre” can be used as

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Goodesign by BestUp Creates a Go-To for Sustainable Design and Food at the Milan Furniture Fair

Goodesign by BestUp Creates a Go-To for Sustainable Design and Food at the Milan Furniture Fair

3.0 is a stool developed by nuup. The piece employs a life cycle assessment, and features only three wood components for a smart structure that makes no waste during production. The stool can be

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The Best Green Furniture From Milan Design Week: Fiera Milano Day 2

The Best Green Furniture From Milan Design Week: Fiera Milano Day 2

Super-Elastica is a natural rattan armchair which owes its name to the extraordinarily elastic material, which enables it to adapt to the shape of whoever sits in it, and to return to its original shape

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Green Design Takes Center Stage at Ventura Lambrate in Milan

Green Design Takes Center Stage at Ventura Lambrate in Milan

Chrono Shredder by Susanna Hertich is intended not only to mark the passage of time, but also to encourage the viewer to break free from accustomed perspectives on everyday life. Wrap is

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The Best Green Designs From Cascina Cuccagna During Milan Design Week

The Best Green Designs From Cascina Cuccagna During Milan Design Week

These beautiful Plinio Lamps are made with FSC wood and assembled without a drop of glue. The mission of ‘Plinio il Giovane’ (Plinio, the young) is to design sustainable pieces of furniture that last

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