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BKLYN Designs Brings the Best Brooklyn-Grown Green Furniture to ICFF

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On May 20, 2011 @ 3:00 pm In Brooklyn,Manhattan,News,Product Design | No Comments


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Leave it to Brooklynites to make chicken-keeping trendy. Case in point: this modern solar-powered hen house [9] by Raad [10].

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We’re glad we looked up for a change because otherwise we never would have seen this elegant bamboo lamp by Pickett [11] featuring a pentagram shaped base.

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Brian Volk-Zimmerman, the designer behind Volk [12] handmade furniture uses reclaimed organ knobs as drawer pulls on his custom made chests and lines them with leftover cloth from his girlfriend’s fashion job.

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Think beetle-eaten barn wood is worthy of the trash heap? Hooker and Co. [13] doesn’t. We checked out their really cool, and surprisingly beautiful table made from reclaimed (formerly) bug-infested wood.

+ BKLYN Designs [8]


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[8] BKLYN Designs: http://www.bklyndesigns.com/

[9] modern solar-powered hen house: http://inhabitat.com/a-solar-powered-chicken-co-op-that-old-macdonald-would-be-proud-of/

[10] Raad: http://www.raadstudio.com/

[11] Pickett: http://www.pickettfurniture.com/

[12] Volk: http://www.volkfurniture.com/

[13] Hooker and Co.: http://hookerandco.com/

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