ANNOUNCING: Inhabitat's 2015 Green Awards at BKLYN Designs!

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Join us at BKLYN Designs for Inhabitat’s Green Design Awards on Sunday, May 10th!

Calling all New York design fans! Inhabitat’s favorite time of year – NY Design Week – is kicking off with BKYLN Designs in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and Inhabitat will be on the scene to scope out the latest wares from up-and-coming Brooklyn designers. This year we’ll be handing out awards to the most innovative environmentally-conscious designs, and we want YOUR HELP in determining the winners of the Inhabitat Green Design Awards at BKLYN Designs. From hand-blown glass wall planters to repurposed colander lamps and a cork gaming table, last year’s Green Awards winners seriously wowed us and we can’t wait to see what’s on deck this year. You’ll also have a chance to vote for your favorite green designs at the show, so stay tuned for the details!

For those of you who are considering attending the BKLYN Designs show, come to our Green Awards Ceremony at 5:30 for some bites, bubbly, and a chance to celebrate emerging design talent from Brooklyn. It’s sure to be a treat!

Sunday, May 10th @ 5:30pm
Brooklyn Expo Center
72 Noble St., Greenpoint, Brooklyn

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VIDEO: Inhabitat Does BKLYN Designs 2014!

BKLYN Designs 2015 is fast approaching, and if you’ve never attended this exciting furniture show, see what it’s all about in our video with the Inhabitat editors showcasing their favorite green designs from the show. From reclaimed wood sofas to a poker table made out of recycled materials, check out the very best of BKLYN Designs – and don’t forget to see who’s in at the end of the clip.

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