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Now! Le Off Unveils Surprising Eco-Designs at Paris Design Week 2012
Posted By Ana Lisa On October 16, 2012 @ 5:00 pm In Design,Green Furniture,Green Interiors,Green Lighting,Green Products,Innovation | No Comments
Now! Le Off was our top spot for spotting creative designs from fresh new designers at this year´s Paris Design Week. Nearly 100 designer-makers, schools, and institutions shared a factory-like space at Les Docks, Cité de la Mode -- right on the River Seine. Read on for our favorite finds from this year's show!
Inspired by a recent trip to Iceland , Beatrix Li-Chin Lus  created a series of stackable boxes shaped like volcanoes. She also exhibited a set of playful flower vases made from recycled wood with non-toxic finishes.
Pierre Guillou’s flat pack “En Bois Table”  can be assembled without the use of screws or glue. The minimalist furnishing is beautifully made from sustainably-sourced birch.
Young French designer Henri Dejeant  exhibited a collection of lamps and iPhone speakers made from colorful recycled paper pulp . He shared his booth with his dad’s sleek furniture, while his mom did the pr.
Turriniby  is a curvy bamboo lounge chair that will rock your world.
These stunning iridescent table lamps  were designed by setting LEDs behind sheets of recyclable acrylic. The lamps’ colors change when viewed from different angles.
Yuan Yuan ‘s steel chair doubles as a piece of exercise equipment! It’s designed to encourage users to take a healthy break from work.
Marieke Verbrugghe  created an object for information exchange using a memory stick as a key ring, inspiring data flow within a household.
Diverse, surprising and full of eco-design gems, Now! Le Off at Paris Design Week is the space for seeing fresh designs take off.
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URLs in this post:
 Iceland: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iceland
 Beatrix Li-Chin Lus: http://www.chutcollections.fr/
 “En Bois Table”: http://en-bois-table.com/
 Henri Dejeant: http://www.nonage.fr/
 paper pulp: http://inhabitat.com/tom-mollnows-brilliant-paper-pulp-task-lamp-is-fully-recyclable/
 Well Well Designers: http://www.wellwelldesigners.com/
 architecture: http://inhabitat.com/designersblock-hits-the-london-design-festival-with-fun-eco-designs-in-unexpected-forms/london-design-festival-2011-designersblock-12/
 Veronika Wildgruber: http://veronikawildgruber.com/
 cork: http://inhabitat.com/delightful-cork-pinha-lamp-can-be-customized-in-a-snap/
 Hisayo Sakamoto: http://www.akari-yoshino.com/
 Hinoki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chamaecyparis_obtusa
 Turriniby: http://www.turriniby.com/
 iridescent table lamps: http://www.iridescence-light.com/
 Yuan Yuan: http://www.yuanyuan.fr/
 Marieke Verbrugghe: http://www.maisonapart.com/edito/amenager-decorer/salon-salle-a-manger-bureau/le-design-francais-fait-bloc-a-milan-p7-6755.php
 + Now! Le Off: http://www.parisdesignweek.fr/en/regroupement/1/
 + Paris Design Week 2012: http://www.parisdesignweek.fr/en/
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