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NYU ITP Students Develop Bioremediating Aquaponics, Hydroponic Furniture and Other Living Systems

NYU ITP Students Develop Bioremediating Aquaponics, Hydroponic Furniture and Other Living Systems

This past semester the Interactive Telecommunications Graduate Program at NYU’s Tisch school conducted its first ever course in living systems, which encouraged students to take on projects related to

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Retro Modern Gives Mid-Century Furniture a Recycled Makeover

Retro Modern Gives Mid-Century Furniture a Recycled Makeover

Why purchase a brand new piece of furniture, when your grandmother's old mid-century sideboard can undergo the ultimate makeover and be recycled into a masterpiece ready to last another 50 years? The

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ByProducts Transforms Waste Wood Offcuts Into Flat Pack Furniture

ByProducts Transforms Waste Wood Offcuts Into Flat Pack Furniture

Looking for a simple seating alternative that's eco-friendly and won't take up a lot of space? Then check out ByProducts' eco-conscious, clever, and compact tables and stools, which are made from

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Designer Fabien Capello Transforms Unwanted Christmas Tress Into Beautiful Furniture

Designer Fabien Capello Transforms Unwanted Christmas Tress Into Beautiful Furniture

It may only be the 3rd of January, but if you've been circling the block, you may notice that the sidewalks are already littered with last year's Christmas trees. A terribly sad and wasteful end for one

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Brunno Jahara Turns Salvaged Wood Into Vibrant Furniture Full of Character

Brunno Jahara Turns Salvaged Wood Into Vibrant Furniture Full of Character

Brizilian designer Brunno Jahara recently finished his beautifully crafted line of vibrant furniture he's calling "Neorustica." A multi-faceted collection with compelling lines, Neorustica includes

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Chic Antique Offers Unique Vintage Furniture in Chicago

Chic Antique Offers Unique Vintage Furniture in Chicago

Crystal Blackshaw opened Chic Antique, a new store in Chicago specializing in one-of-a-kind refurbished vintage furniture to offer green alternatives to mass-produced, cookie cutter home furnishings. She

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Amazing Space Saving Furniture Stacks Like Nesting Dolls

Amazing Space Saving Furniture Stacks Like Nesting Dolls

Named after the famous nesting dolls, Matroshka is designed for those who live in compact dwellings -- it includes everything needed in an apartment except the kitchen sink and the bathroom. The system

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Pacific Green Creates Sustainably Harvested Palmwood Furniture

Pacific Green Creates Sustainably Harvested Palmwood Furniture

Pacific Green is a sustainable furniture manufacturer located in Fiji that exclusively uses sustainable harvested palmwood to create gorgeous contemporary pieces. Inspired by the South Pacific islands,

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No Early Birds Showcases New Habits in Furniture Form

No Early Birds Showcases New Habits in Furniture Form

No Early Birds is a modern Swedish furniture company created by architect Per Söderberg and creative director Peter Simonsson. During their extensive experience in the creative industry, the team saw a

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Made in Peckham: Upcycled Furniture Designs by Hendzel+Hunt

Made in Peckham: Upcycled Furniture Designs by Hendzel+Hunt

During last week’s London Design Festival, Hendzel & Hunt presented their latest project dubbed Made in Peckham. Made from discarded waste material collected in and around their own neighborhood in

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Quirky Margate Drawers Are an Upcycled Furniture Frankenstein

Quirky Margate Drawers Are an Upcycled Furniture Frankenstein

This awesomely quirky and colorful chest of drawers that we spotted at this year's London Design Festival is like a furniture Frankenstein - and we mean that in the best way possible. Designer Zoe Murphy

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Amazing Living Furniture Sprouts Whatever You Plant

Amazing Living Furniture Sprouts Whatever You Plant

Dubbed Mobilier à Jardiner, or "Furniture to Garden", the pieces are an interesting way to display your plants instead of merely placing them in pots (boring!). Plus, the greenery you plant actually

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Quirky Modern Furniture Made From Recycled Cabinets

Quirky Modern Furniture Made From Recycled Cabinets

These modern pieces of furniture from M&Mme Valentin definitely embody a style we don't see too often. Constructed from old handmade cabinetry and reclaimed bankirai wood, the designs fuse classic

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Re-Lux Showcases Luxury Furniture Made From Waste Materials

Re-Lux Showcases Luxury Furniture Made From Waste Materials

Michelle Mason's Rosetta Rug took the centre stage at the exhibition with its bold cut-out felt shape. This luxury item is as sustainable as it is stylish, as the felt is made from 100% recycled

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Shipping Crate Transformed into Unique Furniture

Shipping Crate Transformed into Unique Furniture

Shipping crates live nomadic lives as they travel around the world to transport our goods, food and furniture. However, the Italian designer Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba has given one of these crates a

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Ghost Furniture Boudoir Set is Dead Furniture Resurrected!

Ghost Furniture Boudoir Set is Dead Furniture Resurrected!

If you like Philippe Starck's Louis Ghost Chair, we think you'll also enjoy this vintage boudoir set that's ghastly not because it's clear, but because it was raised from the dead! That's right, this

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IKEA Now Selling Second Hand Furniture Online

IKEA Now Selling Second Hand Furniture Online

If you’re on a budget but still love the look of modern design, IKEA is a popular place to find that affordable furniture fix. But could you imagine yourself going “vintage modern” by purchasing

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The ChairKIT_ Gives Punch-Out Furniture a New Pop Look

The ChairKIT_ Gives Punch-Out Furniture a New Pop Look

Whether you're looking for new art to spruce up the walls or a simple design for sitting, Dan Civico’s ChairKIT_ is an awesome piece that deserves your attention. Each artfully-designed graphic panel

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Modern Furniture Made from Recyclable Cardboard

Modern Furniture Made from Recyclable Cardboard

So we all know that furniture comes packed in cardboard boxes, but how about furniture that is actually made out of them? Reinhard Dienes, nominated for the Designpreis Deutschland, is keen on using

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Materials SmackDown: What is Green Furniture Made From?

Materials SmackDown: What is Green Furniture Made From?

When people shopped for furniture in the past, the main decision points were usually around color, style and price. Nowadays, more and more consumers are looking at a piece of furniture's environmental

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Clever Recycled Furniture Made from Undesirable Materials

Clever Recycled Furniture Made from Undesirable Materials

The green movement has helped guide some great designers to create amazing new products from materials that already exist by sourcing supplies from consumer trash. New York City-based furniture designer

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Pratt Students Design Eco-Friendly Office Furniture for West Elm

Pratt Students Design Eco-Friendly Office Furniture for West Elm

Just yesterday the Pratt Design Incubator for Sustainable Innovation and home furnishings company West Elm introduced their eco-friendly office collection. This amazing product line began with a

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Modules Made from Material Waste Form Furniture, Walls and Rooms

Modules Made from Material Waste Form Furniture, Walls and Rooms

While the image above depicts a modern and sleek interior space, you’d be surprised to know that the other side of the wall carries an aesthetic debauchery more in line with that of Sweeney Todd. An

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LA Box Collective Showcases Modern Eco Furniture in Los Angeles

LA Box Collective Showcases Modern Eco Furniture in Los Angeles

Formed in January of 2008, LA Box Collective is a group of professional furniture designers and makers that are committed to environmentally–conscious design and production. Their first collection

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Customizable Paper Tube Eco-Furniture Grows with Your Child!

Customizable Paper Tube Eco-Furniture Grows with Your Child!

Kids grow like weeds and it seems like they get too big for their desks and chairs in just a blink of the eye! That’s why we are grateful that Japanese furniture designers, Sankei Co., unveiled their

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April Hannah’s Tree Table Kids Furniture Grows in BKLYN

April Hannah’s Tree Table Kids Furniture Grows in BKLYN

On the lookout for some modern kids furniture that's as stylish as it is eco-friendly? Well, look no further because Brooklyn-based designer April Hannah's Tree Table collection of foliage-inspired tables

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Decommissioned Subway Signs Get a Second Ride as Cool Furniture

Decommissioned Subway Signs Get a Second Ride as Cool Furniture

One of New York City’s greatest features is undoubtedly the subway system. 718 Made in Brooklyn, which we had the pleasure of peeping last weekend at BKLYN Designs, pays homage to the underground with

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André Joyau’s Salvaged Wood Furniture Celebrates Reclaimed Materials

André Joyau’s Salvaged Wood Furniture Celebrates Reclaimed Materials

André Joyau’s gorgeous furniture line was a definite show stopper last weekend at BKLYN Designs 2010.  We were so impressed by his use of reclaimed wood in his narrative furniture pieces that we

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Modern Paper Pulp Furniture Looks Like Giant Egg Cartons!

Modern Paper Pulp Furniture Looks Like Giant Egg Cartons!

Egg carton crafts have never looked so good. Designed by Dan Hochberg and Odelia Lavie, ‘Pulp Furniture’ adapts the same process used to create protective pulp packaging to fashion stylish and modern

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Lazerian Studio’s Stunning Recycled Cardboard Furniture

Lazerian Studio’s Stunning Recycled Cardboard Furniture

UK-based Lazerian Studio transforms simple sheets of recycled cardboard into beautiful furnishings, giving the material a new lease of life. A collaboration between furniture designer Liam Hopkins and

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