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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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RCA Students Look Towards Sustainability to Design a Green ‘Paradise’ at the Milan Furniture Fair

RCA Students Look Towards Sustainability to Design a Green ‘Paradise’ at the Milan Furniture Fair

Time Shop by Livia Lima is a pop up art and design store where you buy objects with time rather than money. The installation raises "pertinent questions regarding the urgent redesign of our current

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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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Paul Coudamy Transforms Tokyo Boutique with 9,715 Wooden Planks

Paul Coudamy Transforms Tokyo Boutique with 9,715 Wooden Planks

The interior of the Dover Street clothing store was in need of a simple makeover, that didn't require renovating the entire floor. Inspired by the movement of water and the sprawling roots of trees,

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Herb2 from FABRIKAAT Is an Innovative Indoor Vertical Garden Wall

Herb2 from FABRIKAAT Is an Innovative Indoor Vertical Garden Wall

Designed for urban homes that are short on gardening space, the Herb² is a transformable partition wall that can can bring succulents to any room in a modern and stylish way. Exhibited at the FABRIKAAT

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Vicky Pendant Lamp Terrarium Shines a Light on Indoor Gardening

Vicky Pendant Lamp Terrarium Shines a Light on Indoor Gardening

Mexican-born, Netherlands-based designer José de la O unveiled a brilliant hanging pendant lamp that doubles as a vegetable garden at this year's Milan Furniture Fair. Dubbed "Vicky", the lamp uses a

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Bernotat’s “Chair Wear” Line Gives Old Furnishings a New Wardrobe

Bernotat’s “Chair Wear” Line Gives Old Furnishings a New Wardrobe

Is your fusty old furniture in need of a makeover? Then check out Bernotat & Co's brilliant line of "Chair Wear", which transforms disused furniture into colorful, modern pieces. Unveiled at this

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Chair Farm: Werner Aisslinger Creates Chairs from Living Trees!

Chair Farm: Werner Aisslinger Creates Chairs from Living Trees!

Aisslinger's Chair Farm considers the way we consume furniture: instead of importing items for use, we can nurture and shape them ourselves and then harvest them locally instead of having them

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Designers Create Luxury Furnishings from Recycled Waste for Italy’s Torre Coccaro 5-Star Hotel

Designers Create Luxury Furnishings from Recycled Waste for Italy’s Torre Coccaro 5-Star Hotel

Dutch artist Johan Peter Hol chose to re-use old, broken crockery, mounted onto a cardboard structure, to create an ornamental decoration. Savino Corvasce created an entire furniture collection by

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Pension Fur Produkte’s Recycled Paper Honey Lamp Glows Like a Hive

Pension Fur Produkte’s Recycled Paper Honey Lamp Glows Like a Hive

Hamburg-based company PENSION FÜR PRODUKTE has been turning out innovative paper pendant lamps since last year. They recently debuted their latest lamp at the Milan Furniture Fair, which takes a cue from

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Meta-Material’s Cactus-Shaped Cardboard Filters Clean the Air in Style at Milan Design Week

Meta-Material’s Cactus-Shaped Cardboard Filters Clean the Air in Style at Milan Design Week

Meta Material showed people at this year’s Milan Design Week that just because you want to breathe clean air does not mean you have to use a clunky and industrial-looking contraption to do the

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Tapepot: Pepe Heykoop Fuses Vintage Teapots Together to Create Brand New Tableware

Tapepot: Pepe Heykoop Fuses Vintage Teapots Together to Create Brand New Tableware

Designer Pepe Heykoop fused two ceramic tea pots together to create the Tapepot - a vessel with two spouts and two chambers that can serve several guests at the same time. The mold for the Tapepot was

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Pepe Heykoop’s Leather Loops Stools Entice at the Milan Furniture Fair

Pepe Heykoop’s Leather Loops Stools Entice at the Milan Furniture Fair

Dutch designer Pepe Heykoop transforms the disused into the exquisite with his Leather Loops stools. Using remnant leather collected from the furniture industry, Heykoop has created a line of furniture

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Sapore dei Mobili: Designers Serve up Bite-Sized Furniture Cakes During Milan Design Week

Sapore dei Mobili: Designers Serve up Bite-Sized Furniture Cakes During Milan Design Week

The pair whipped up the home-baked morsels in their own custom-built pan, drawing on their own respective nationalities (Japan and Portugal) - to combine a traditional Japanese 'baby castella' cake maker

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Si Studio Unveils Gorgeous Origami Animal Lamps at Milan Design Week

Si Studio Unveils Gorgeous Origami Animal Lamps at Milan Design Week

The gorgeous lamps are made from heat-resistant industrial polyester paper, which was initially engineered to be used for motor filters. Each sheet has been folded into sharp angles, points and shapes to

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7 Weird and Wonderful Uses For LED Lighting Technology

7 Weird and Wonderful Uses For LED Lighting Technology

It's amazing to think that just a few years ago, many people thought of LEDs as nothing more than the tiny red lights in our laser pointers but my, how the times have changed! With more and more people

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Pedro Scattarella Creates a Nostalgic 1970s Burger Joint from Recycled Materials

Pedro Scattarella Creates a Nostalgic 1970s Burger Joint from Recycled Materials

A firm believer in sustainable architecture, Scattarella transformed the café into a vintage burger joint that was meant to activate the local area, bringing more businesses and foot traffic to the

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Tom Dixon’s Etch Light Web Projects Amazing Geometric Shadows

Tom Dixon’s Etch Light Web Projects Amazing Geometric Shadows

Tom Dixon unveiled a beautiful array of designs at his MOST exhibition during Milan Design Week, and one of our favorites was his gorgeous golden Etch Light Web. An exploration of mathematics and

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Ed Chew’s CORE is a Quirky Lamp Made From Recycled Coconut and Tetrapaks

Ed Chew’s CORE is a Quirky Lamp Made From Recycled Coconut and Tetrapaks

Last year Ed Chew won our Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition with a brilliant geometric Tetrapak lamp made of hundreds of strips of recycled packaging linked together with absolutely no adhesives.

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Tom Dixon Invites Visitors to Design Their Own Flat Pack Lamps at Milan Design Week

Tom Dixon Invites Visitors to Design Their Own Flat Pack Lamps at Milan Design Week

At this year's Milan Design Week Tom Dixon joined forces with Digital Forming Studio to create a "Co-Design Bar" where visitors could customize and digitally print their own lamps! The exhibit emphasized

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Interni Legacy Invokes the Future of Sustainable Design During Milan Design Week 2012

Interni Legacy Invokes the Future of Sustainable Design During Milan Design Week 2012

Almost 2000 extruded polycarbonate modules are combined together in Jacopo Foggini’s project Flysch to convey the impression of a single abstract shape. The composition evokes different images depending

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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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Brilliant Decafé Lamp is Made From Recycled Coffee Grounds!

Brilliant Decafé Lamp is Made From Recycled Coffee Grounds!

Taking advantage of the renewable and biodegradable attributes of coffee, Spanish designer Raúl Laurí created an innovative, experimental and very cute lamp. Dubbed the Decafé Lamp, it is made from a

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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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Supercyclers Unveil Innovative Designs Made From Waste During Milan Design Week

Supercyclers Unveil Innovative Designs Made From Waste During Milan Design Week

We were swept up by this brilliant chair made from a recycled broom that was showcased at this year's Supercyclers exhibit. Tamara Maynes' geometric Quilt Light features an elegant folded pattern.

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Bezalel Academy of Arts Presents a “Design Bonanza” at Ventura Lambrate in Milan

Bezalel Academy of Arts Presents a “Design Bonanza” at Ventura Lambrate in Milan

Here is "Glass Knives for the Post-Modern Neanderthal" by Itmar Foguel. The piece reminisces on the art of breaking rock and glass into tools, as was done by the prehistoric man. It shows how man can

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Energy Saving Light Only Turns On When Your Eyes are Open

Energy Saving Light Only Turns On When Your Eyes are Open

Most energy-conscious people remember to turn lights off when leaving a room in order to save energy, but one conservationist named Randy Sarafan has taken this practice to the next level. In light

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Suluwilo is an Eco-Lux Villa in Mozambique Shaped Like a Boat

Suluwilo is an Eco-Lux Villa in Mozambique Shaped Like a Boat

Inspired by the traditional Dhow fishing boats in East Africa, the angled shelters´ roofs divert strong winds coming in from the sea. Made from dried plants, the thatched roofs are biodegradable,

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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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