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LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Zoe Murphy Upcycled Furniture

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Zoe Murphy Upcycled Furniture

Young British design graduate Zoe Murphy is a rising star we discovered at this month's TENT London design exhibit. Inspired by her seaside home of Margate, Zoe has created a collection of fabulous

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London Design Festival: Ash Pendant Lamp by Tom Raffield

London Design Festival: Ash Pendant Lamp by Tom Raffield

Designed by Tom Raffield, co-founder of Sixixis, these beautiful Ash Pendant lamps are formed from 80 meters worth of locally-sourced FSC-certified English ash. Their delicate interwoven shades are

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London Design Festival: LIGHTEN UP by [re]design

London Design Festival: LIGHTEN UP by [re]design

One of the highlights from this year’s London Design Festival was LIGHTEN UP, an illuminated exhibition that featured 64 innovative lighting solutions from UK designers. Presented by [re]design at

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London Design Festival 2008: Inhabitat’s Highlights

London Design Festival 2008: Inhabitat’s Highlights

This year's London Design Festival was an incredible event that showcased some of the world's most acclaimed designers in addition to a host of upcoming talents. From innovative furnishings and lighting

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London Design Festival: CAPtivate Lamp by Lula Dot

London Design Festival: CAPtivate Lamp by Lula Dot

Composed entirely from damaged PET bottles and an eclectic assortment of found bottle caps, CAPtivate is an innovative lamp designed by London based studio and gallery Lula Dot. A gorgeous re-use of

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London Design Festival 2008: Print and Paper Workshop

London Design Festival 2008: Print and Paper Workshop

Did you know that recycling a single ton of paper can save 7000 gallons of water, 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, 3 cubic yards of landfill space and 4000 kilowatts of energy!? Statistics like these were

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London Design Festival: Eco Cooler by DeWeNe

London Design Festival: Eco Cooler by DeWeNe

A beautiful and functional piece of kitchen ware, the 'Eco Cooler' by DeWeNe (Designs We Need) was introduced at the London Design Festival earlier last week. Cressida Granger, founder of DeWeNe gave a

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London Design Festival: WeWantTap by Provokateur

London Design Festival: WeWantTap by Provokateur

Is there a need for bottled water? On Thursday, we questioned whether Fiji's eco-friendly efforts were really that green. And it seems that the folks at the London Design Festival were thinking about the

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London Fashion Week’s Estethica Spring/Summer 09 Showcase

London Fashion Week’s Estethica Spring/Summer 09 Showcase

< New York Fashion Week has come and gone, and devout fashionistas have since migrated onto London for the next wave of Spring/Summer 2009 showings. We still have more details to follow up from events

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London Design Festival: The Greengaged Sustainability Hub

London Design Festival: The Greengaged Sustainability Hub

This Monday morning the London Design Festival's inaugural sustainability event Greengaged kicked off with a big-bang breakfast debut. The event's pièce de résistance was Goldsmith University graduate

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LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Ryan Frank’s Isabella Stools

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Ryan Frank’s Isabella Stools

We're great fans of Ryan Frank's work here at Inhabitat, and we can't wait to get a firsthand glimpse of his new stackable Isabella stools at this month's fast-approaching London Design Festival! The

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LONDON DESIGN WEEK: Formtank’s Stunning 2d3d Tables

LONDON DESIGN WEEK: Formtank’s Stunning 2d3d Tables

We can't wait for this year's London Design Festival, and we're excited to announce that London-based furniture design company Formtank will be launching a series of sustainable table designs at 100%

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ANNOUNCING: London Design Festival 2008

ANNOUNCING: London Design Festival 2008

We can hardly believe it is September once again, which can only mean one thing for the design calendar! That's right, The London Design Festival 2008 is set to kick off on Saturday the 13th and will run

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Acorn House: London’s First Sustainable Restaurant

Acorn House: London’s First Sustainable Restaurant

In the mood for a night out in the UK capital? Why not try out one of the premiere sustainable restaurants in London! Acorn House is pitched as London’s first truly eco-friendly training restaurant

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Stunning New Sustainable Landmark for London’s Southbank

Stunning New Sustainable Landmark for London’s Southbank

London-based Sheppard Robson architecture firm is bringing a new green office building to the shore of the River Thames at One Westminster Place in Southbank. With sustainability driving the design, the

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Dancefloor generates electricity at London’s first eco-disco!

Dancefloor generates electricity at London’s first eco-disco!

Sustainability got sexier last week as Coldcut and Jade Jagger hosted the opening of Surya in King's Cross. The Club4Climate project is London's first taste of eco-friendly clubbing, making clubbers happy

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Reclaimed Seatbelt Bags from TING London

Reclaimed Seatbelt Bags from TING London

TING London has caught our attention before with fun colorful cushions made from reclaimed seatbelts. But they've also found a stylish way to carry your green-minded side outside of the home. If you are

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Reclaimed Wood Sculpture by Haberdasherylondon

Reclaimed Wood Sculpture by Haberdasherylondon

Last month, London's Selfridges department store devoted the busiest street corner in Europe to an installation by art and design company Haberdasherylondon. On display on the corner of London's Oxford

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FLOODED LONDON Depicts Life After Global Warming

FLOODED LONDON Depicts Life After Global Warming

As part of London Festival of Architecture 2008, award-winning media production studio Squint/Opera envisions London life in 2090, long after sea levels have risen from global warming. Imitating some of

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Cutting edge green design tours of London by Cate Trotter!

Cutting edge green design tours of London by Cate Trotter!

Bored of the same old tourist routes around London? Insider London, the brainchild of Inhabitat’s own Cate Trotter, has been set up to show you all the pioneering, green-design goings-on in the city.

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GROW BAGS: Urban Gardening hits London

GROW BAGS: Urban Gardening hits London

The re-branded London Festival of Architecture is now in its second week of it's calendar of over 600 events. The Grow Bags: Urban Allotments installation, produced by What If Projects, showcases a

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TRANSPORTATION TUES: Solar-Power Rickshaws for London

TRANSPORTATION TUES: Solar-Power Rickshaws for London

Rickshaws, or cycle rickshaws, are a popular mode of human-powered transportation all around the world. The higher tech electric version of the foot-pedalled rickshaws has been gaining popularity

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Squint/Opera Depicts Future Life in Flooded London!

Squint/Opera Depicts Future Life in Flooded London!

As part of London Festival of Architecture 2008, award-winning media production studio Squint/Opera depict London life in 2090, long after sea levels have risen from global warming. In a conversation with

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Coal Fired Power Plant Turned “Eco-Dome” in London

Coal Fired Power Plant Turned “Eco-Dome” in London

There is nothing quite like a creative redux on a post industrial site. When done right, innovative reuse and repurposing of obsolete structures can set some pretty amazing examples for a sustainable

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Reclaimed Seatbelt Cushions from TING London

Reclaimed Seatbelt Cushions from TING London

Here at Inhabitat, we never tire of finding new chic products that reclaim everyday industrial materials. Some of our favorite finds are industrial or utilitarian objects that, with some brilliant

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HOK Unveils London Olympic Stadium’s Hemp Facade

HOK Unveils London Olympic Stadium’s Hemp Facade

Last week, we thought the idea of a prefab, flatpack, reusable stadium sounded like a great way to cut down on the cost and waste associated with what is basically a one-time-use showpiece. As of Friday,

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Focus House in London by BERE Architects

PREFAB FRIDAY: Focus House in London by BERE Architects

Added to an end-of-terrace house in North London, Focus House is a delightful prefabricated eco-home for a family of five. Bere Architects, the firm behind the design, used PassivHaus principles to inform

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Eco Age’s Green Glam Hits London

Eco Age’s Green Glam Hits London

It’s still surprising to see how few retail spaces there are dedicated to green products. However, hopefully this is set to change in Britain, with the arrival of Eco Age, a cutting-edge, high-end

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New Eco-Friendly Pavilions for London’s Southbank

New Eco-Friendly Pavilions for London’s Southbank

A favorite London, sunny day hang out spot, Potters Field Park, has just gotten even better with the addition of these two stunning pavilions designed by socially and environmentally aware architects

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London’s Locally-Sourced 55 Baker Street Refurb

London’s Locally-Sourced 55 Baker Street Refurb

Reminding us that there are many ways to approach sustainable architecture, the original 1950s Mark & Spencer’s headquarters has recently been renovated using all local materials, by British design

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