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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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Designer Unveils Cocoon Furniture Spun by Silkworms

Designer Unveils Cocoon Furniture Spun by Silkworms

Designer Rock Wang has unveiled an incredible line of furniture created by silk worms spinning fibers around a bamboo form. Each piece takes 5 days of spinning to create and the result is a 100% natural

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Build Your Own Modular Furniture With Life-Sized Lego Bricks!

Build Your Own Modular Furniture With Life-Sized Lego Bricks!

We recently spotted these colorful life-sized lego furniture designs and our inner child just melted. Although there is nothing particularly remarkable (or eco-friendly) about the materials used to make

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Water Resistant Furniture Made from Paper Pulp

Water Resistant Furniture Made from Paper Pulp

PULP 2.0 by Studio Jo Meesters, currently on exhibit at the Milan Furniture Fair, is a collection of post consumer vessels and furniture made from paper waste and discarded vessel moulds.  Studio Jo

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Bug Infested Wood Transformed into Sleek Modern Furniture

Bug Infested Wood Transformed into Sleek Modern Furniture

In recent years global warming has lent a hand in increasing the population of the Mountain Pine Beetle, which has been wreaking havoc on acres of woodland area, giving way to a surplus of diseased,

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Urban Log Furniture Gives Felled Trees a Second Life

Urban Log Furniture Gives Felled Trees a Second Life

Ilan Dei Studio just released a woodsy set of indoor furnishings called the Urban Log Collection.  Inspired by the logs they found lying near their Venice Beach studio, the new furniture line uses

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Inhabitat is Looking For Writers for the Milan Furniture Fair!

Inhabitat is Looking For Writers for the Milan Furniture Fair!

Hey Milan Design Fair fans! The Milan Design Fair is coming up quick from April 14th-19th, and Inhabitat is looking for a few great writers/photographers/design aficionados to cover this year's event!

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Hongtao Zhou Creates Frozen Furniture From Snow

Hongtao Zhou Creates Frozen Furniture From Snow

For artist Hongtao Zhou, creating magnificent snow sculptures isn't very difficult in winters as cold as those found in Wisconsin. But when Zhou was commissioned by the Milwaukee Art Museum to produce

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Cardboard Moving Boxes Transform Into Sturdy Eco-Furniture

Cardboard Moving Boxes Transform Into Sturdy Eco-Furniture

Most of us have been re-purposing cardboard boxes since childhood, transforming them from containers for transporting objects into forts or secret hiding places. With her project entitled “Move!”

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HOM and Cisco Brothers Unveil New Line of Eco-Friendly Outdoor Furniture

HOM and Cisco Brothers Unveil New Line of Eco-Friendly Outdoor Furniture

Just in time for spring, Hom, purveyor of stylish, modern, prefab double-wides, furniture, accessories, and lighting, has teamed with eco-friendly LA-based furniture manufacturer Cisco Brothers to

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Far Coast Furniture Raises Awareness of the Pine Industry at the Olympics

Far Coast Furniture Raises Awareness of the Pine Industry at the Olympics

Students at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design (ECUAD) designed these pieces of beautiful furniture for Far Coast Coffee's (Coke's coffee brand) social areas at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. The

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Wood Pallets Repurposed into Modular Furniture

Wood Pallets Repurposed into Modular Furniture

Swiss designer Sibylle Stoeckl has come up with a new way to repurpose old and discarded wood pallets. In a series called Le Cageot, Stoeckl takes standard crates and turns them into modular pieces which

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Asif Kahn’s Spectacular Furniture Made from Flowers

Asif Kahn’s Spectacular Furniture Made from Flowers

No longer a background flower, designer Asif Khan has taken the subdued aesthetic of Gypsophila (better known as Baby's Breath) and let it bloom into something splendid to sit on. Kahn began working

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Fashion4Home Unveils Bamboo Furniture Line, Lets Customers Vote On It

Fashion4Home Unveils Bamboo Furniture Line, Lets Customers Vote On It

What if manufacturers could poll their consumers before making a product to see if people would want to buy it? It would cut down on surplus supply and the energy and materials needed to produce and ship

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