Gallery: Inhabitat Reports from ICFF 2009!


This weekend team Inhabitat took the International Contemporary Furniture Fair by storm, seeking out the freshest green designs amid this year’s crop of over 2,500 exhibitors. From sleek and chic chaises to eco-efficient products to the patently bizarre, we were wowed by the wealth of designs on display. Read on for our favorite finds from the show, stay tuned for more coverage, and don’t forget to check out our photo album for more eco-friendly furnishings, lighting solutions, and products!

Daisuke Hiraiwa‘s Toothpick Pendant Lamps explore an innovative use for an everyday material

GraypantsScrap Lamps are made of found cardboard off-cuts from their Scrap Chairs.

Cork Chaise by Daniel Michalik

Sustainably-sourced disc lamp and credenza by Brent Comber.

Offi unveiled their transforming Paket Table and Chairs.

Beautiful palm leaf Vava pendant lamps from Ikea‘s new PS collection, to hit stores in August.

Rainwater collector (complete with watering can) by Hero Design Lab.

Metropolis Magazine unveiled the winners of their 2009 Next Generation Design Competition, who came up with a plan to transform existing power line towers into energy-generating wind turbines.

Kiel Mead demos Areaware‘s shiny new Swivel Mode Folding Bike designed by Mark Sanders.

Sustainably sourced wool covered lounge by Marie Louise Hellgren.

Olivia takes Greenplay‘s airplane kid’s table out for a spin.

The Hastens eco-friendly bedding booth was swarmed by a pack of newspaper-toting doggie tables.

Pythagoras Flatpack Stools by Northwards Design Studio.

Underpants Lamp by Rachel O’Neill.

Armadillo Chair by Aodh O Donnell for Wilsonart Contract Laminate.

A herd of Paro‘s therapeutic baby seal bots, which are designed to act as companions for the elderly and infirm.

Chandelier made from plastic spoons pierced with holes by Daisuke Hiraiwa.

The smooth lines of Jennifer Tran‘s Flow Chair are formed from a single sheet of Varia Ecoresin.

Urchin Lamp and cardboard seating by Molo.

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