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Designersblock 2012 Showcases Brilliant Furnishings From Emerging Designers at Milan Design Week

Designersblock 2012 Showcases Brilliant Furnishings From Emerging Designers at Milan Design Week

Designersblock in Milan 2012 is hosted by Tom Dixon at the MOST design festival. The Swedish designer Carsten Thostrup showed off a set of colorful stools locally produced in

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Tom Dixon’s Sensational Flat-Pack Stamp Lamp Comes Hot Off the Press

Tom Dixon’s Sensational Flat-Pack Stamp Lamp Comes Hot Off the Press

The Stamp Lamp starts off as a zinc-coated, steel sheet that is punched and pressed by two sheet-steel machines from industrial manufacturing giant, Trumpf. The sheet is then folded into a finished

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Tree-inspired Mangrove Chair Is Fashioned from Recycled Steel and Supports Conservation

Tree-inspired Mangrove Chair Is Fashioned from Recycled Steel and Supports Conservation

Knotted into a trunk-like formation from the base of its roots, the brilliant Mangrove Chair is crafted from a combination of recycled steel pipe, yellow pine and steel leaf. Created by Adam Krehbiel,

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Studio Rygalik’s ‘Baguette Table’ Uses Old Bread to Raise Awareness About Food Waste

Studio Rygalik’s ‘Baguette Table’ Uses Old Bread to Raise Awareness About Food Waste

Studio Rygalik estimates that all the food thrown away in Vienna could easily feed half the population of the Austrian city of Graz. With this in mind, the studio created a series of furniture pieces

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Bjarke Frederiksen’s Nordic Nomad is Multi-functional Furniture For Escaping into the Wild

Bjarke Frederiksen’s Nordic Nomad is Multi-functional Furniture For Escaping into the Wild

Bjarke Frederiksen’s “Nordic Nomad Chair” is a knapsack, a sack, a blanket and a chair – all in one! Designed to tote around, snuggle with and sit on, this cute Danish design

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Mauricio Affonso’s Transforming FAN Table Changes Shape in Seconds

Mauricio Affonso’s Transforming FAN Table Changes Shape in Seconds

Affonso's FAN Table, which is currently on display at the Milan Furniture Fair, consists of a geometric base and a surface that is made from over 400 slats. Both the surface and the base are made of

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Back To Wood: Andrej Malinin Recycles Old Newspapers Into New Furniture

Back To Wood: Andrej Malinin Recycles Old Newspapers Into New Furniture

Swedish designer Andrej Malinin uses recycled newspaper and colorful paper waste to create a strong, compostable material that resembles wood. By gluing together hundreds of paper layers using a

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MDC Interiors’ Cool Calico Desk Is Made from a Medley of Reclaimed Wood Pieces

MDC Interiors’ Cool Calico Desk Is Made from a Medley of Reclaimed Wood Pieces

This gorgeous Calico Desk by MDC Interiors will add a bit of rustic charm to any interior space. Designed for a new series made with reclaimed wood salvaged locally from construction sites and discarded

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IMISS Furniture Gives Recycled Cardboard a New and Modern Look

IMISS Furniture Gives Recycled Cardboard a New and Modern Look

The IMISS Collection, by Fabrizia Zorzenon Workshop for 1159, is a new range of furniture and accessories made entirely from recycled, corrugated cardboard. While corrugated cardboard might seem like a

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Abracadabra Bench by Lagranja Turns Boring Seating Into a Colorful Sculpture

Abracadabra Bench by Lagranja Turns Boring Seating Into a Colorful Sculpture

Abracadabra by the Barcelona-based design group Lagranja is more than a bench. It is a set of elements of different colors and materials that, when combined, give birth to an infinite number of shapes.

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Typographic “O” Footrest Is Made Entirely from Recycled Cardboard

Typographic “O” Footrest Is Made Entirely from Recycled Cardboard

The 3-in-1 recycled cardboard chair was a hard act to follow, but Sanserif Creatius has done it again with this curved typographic footrest. Inspired by the letter “O”, the stool/footrest is

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Studio Rolf Saws Dutch Furniture in Half to Create New Furnishings

Studio Rolf Saws Dutch Furniture in Half to Create New Furnishings

Last year Studio Rolf bought several pieces of furniture from the estate of Queen Juliana in the Netherlands. Since then, the studio has been hard at work sawing the items in half and turning the original

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Thomas Troisch’s Beautiful Coffee Table is Built from Salvaged Wood and Copper

Thomas Troisch’s Beautiful Coffee Table is Built from Salvaged Wood and Copper

Salvaged elements of rustic beauty and heavy industry fuse together to create this beautiful recycled coffee table by designer Thomas Troisch. Troisch lives in a port city, and he drew inspiration for

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Brilliant Recycled Aluminium WineHive Expands to Hold More Bottles

Brilliant Recycled Aluminium WineHive Expands to Hold More Bottles

The WineHive is a brilliant, simple idea for an eco-friendly wine rack. Taking inspiration from a beehive’s honeycomb shape, the rack is constructed from modular components cut out of a single sheet

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Transformations: RISD Students Recycle Everyday Objects Into Incredible New Designs for Salone Milan

Transformations: RISD Students Recycle Everyday Objects Into Incredible New Designs for Salone Milan

Iliahi Anthony's 'Infectious Cocktail Dress' uses clinical facemasks in a completely new way that challenges our preconceptions. Facemasks are normally associated with sterile environments, but their

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The Earthquake-Proof Table Provides a Safe Space for Students When the Earth Starts to Rumble

The Earthquake-Proof Table Provides a Safe Space for Students When the Earth Starts to Rumble

More than 300 million students across the globe sit in classrooms that weren't constructed to withstand an earthquake, leaving them susceptible to serious injury and even death if the earth were to start

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Beril Cicek Creates Quirky Mobile Furniture From Wood and Wool Knits

Beril Cicek Creates Quirky Mobile Furniture From Wood and Wool Knits

Turkish designer Beril Cicek created a cozy mobile furniture collection using wood and wool. For use as storage cabinets or less than conventional luggage, these multifunctional design pieces were

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Dirk Vander Kooij’s Repurposed Robot Prints “Endless” Furniture From Recycled E-Waste

Dirk Vander Kooij’s Repurposed Robot Prints “Endless” Furniture From Recycled E-Waste

Dirk Vander Kooij is set to unveil a new line of “Endless” furniture made from recycled e-waste at “The Future in the Making”, an exhibition organised by Domus that will take place

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SmartDeco Builds Eco-Friendly and Easy to Assemble Flat-Pack Furniture

SmartDeco Builds Eco-Friendly and Easy to Assemble Flat-Pack Furniture

If you've been looking for some basic furniture for your home, check out SmartDeco's eco-friendly creations. Founded in 2011, SmartDeco produces 100% recyclable furniture that is proudly made in the USA.

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Artisan Furniture Made From Pieces of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

Artisan Furniture Made From Pieces of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is a vital 1.7 mile transportation link that serves 40 million vehicles a year. Now, thanks to Richard Bulan, this 75-year-old pedestrian-friendly feat of engineering could become

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Fiore Arcangelo’s Ecoo Terrarium Chair is Filled with Plants!

Fiore Arcangelo’s Ecoo Terrarium Chair is Filled with Plants!

Here at Inhabitat we love finding new ways to bring terrariums into our lives — so far we've figured out how to put them around our necks, how to hang them from Christmas Trees and we've even seen them

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Classified Moto Recycles Old Motorcycle Parts Into Amazing Retro Furniture

Classified Moto Recycles Old Motorcycle Parts Into Amazing Retro Furniture

Each of Classified Moto's recycled designs comes with its own history, so any customer can see which motorbikes the parts came from. For example this table was built from vintage Japanese moto components

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Sanserif Creatius’ Recycled Cardboard Chair Hides a Footrest and Table In Its Seat

Sanserif Creatius’ Recycled Cardboard Chair Hides a Footrest and Table In Its Seat

This awesome recycled cardboard armchair from Sanserif Creatius is a curvy and comfortable piece that maximizes space by concealing a separate footrest and coffee table within its seat. Dubbed

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Bemz and Pretty Pegz Overhaul Your Ikea Furniture With Custom Covers & New Legs

Bemz and Pretty Pegz Overhaul Your Ikea Furniture With Custom Covers & New Legs

If you're sick of your Ikea furniture because everyone in the world has the same thing, don't kick it to the curb just yet. A few cool companies like Swedish PrettyPegs and Bemz offer accessories like

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Colonel Recycles Beach Chairs into Gorgeous Retro Lanterns

Colonel Recycles Beach Chairs into Gorgeous Retro Lanterns

60s-era beach chairs had a fabulous look to them, although their brightly colored strips of weather-resist fabric perhaps held more visual charm than comfort — which is what makes these recycled

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Bastian Hoeges’ Family of Stools Is a Sustainable Set of Wool Encased Seats

Bastian Hoeges’ Family of Stools Is a Sustainable Set of Wool Encased Seats

One big, one small, and one just right, German designer Bastian Hoeges' Family of Stools is a set of earthy creations that take inspiration from the classic tale of Goldilocks. Hoeges' pieces

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Manoteca Reincarnates a Vintage Door as a Rustic Desk

Manoteca Reincarnates a Vintage Door as a Rustic Desk

Manoteca is a Bologna-based studio that specializes in restoration, reinvention, and re-design of abandoned furniture and objects. One of their simple and best works is called Indoor, an elegant old

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