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MILAN 2008: Green Design Highlights from Milan

MILAN 2008: Green Design Highlights from Milan

We've covered many of our favorite designs from Milan Design Week 2008 this past week, but there was lots of intriguing eco design that we still haven't touched on yet: Steven Burks' eco-minded

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Milan 2008: Best of the Well-Tech Awards

Milan 2008: Best of the Well-Tech Awards

One of our favorite stops during Milan Design Week, last week, was at the Well-Tech Exhibition, where we found the Well-Tech organization's mission in full green design form. Founded to encourage design

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MILAN 2008: Moroso’s Bouquet Chair by Tokujin Yoshioka

MILAN 2008: Moroso’s Bouquet Chair by Tokujin Yoshioka

The recent furniture fair in Milan has certainly made us appreciate how some of the simplest furniture pieces, like chairs, can be reinterpreted in any number of ways. Tokujin Yoshioka's Bouquet chair,

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MILAN 2008: David Trubridge Spiral Island Collection

MILAN 2008: David Trubridge Spiral Island Collection

David Trubridge, one of New Zealand's most celebrated green designers, reincarnates natural forms as light fixtures and seating in his latest work, which he presented at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

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MILAN 2008: Droog Design ‘A Touch of Green’

MILAN 2008: Droog Design ‘A Touch of Green’

Celebrated Dutch design collective Droog Design pushed green design ideas to the forefront this year with their 'A Touch of Green' presentation in Milan. Echoing this Inhabitant's focus on the boundaries

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MILAN 2008: Photoreactive Sun Canopy by Christoph Klemmt

MILAN 2008: Photoreactive Sun Canopy by Christoph Klemmt

Visitors to this year's Salone del Mobile were in for a treat when they strolled through Zona Tortona into a quaint, Italian courtyard on Milan's Via Borgospesso to encounter Christoph Klemmt's stunning

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MILAN 2008: FUORI SALONE in Zona Tortona

MILAN 2008: FUORI SALONE in Zona Tortona

With blue skies and sunshine to greet us, this past weekend in Milan took us to the Zona Tortona, an area in Milan outside the fair. We started the Zona Tortona journey with a brilliant, blue,

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MILAN 2008: Designersblock Show

MILAN 2008: Designersblock Show

Starting last week on April 16th, Milan Design Week, the world's biggest contemporary furniture event, has drawn to a close, but we still have lots of pics and coverage yet to come! The memories of

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MILAN 2008: TRØKK16 Frøy Chair

MILAN 2008: TRØKK16 Frøy Chair

TRØKK16 are turning heads left and right at this year's Milan Furniture Fair with an elegantly engineered line of prototypes including the graceful Frøy Chair. A modern update on the side chair, it

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MILAN 2008: Artek Stool 60 Turns 75

MILAN 2008: Artek Stool 60 Turns 75

Finnish modernist furniture company Artek has long been known for their timeless, innovative and eco-minded designs. At Milan 2008, Artek is celebrating their sustainable ideology and the 75th anniversary

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MILAN SHOW STARTS TODAY – Inhabitat is in Milan!

MILAN SHOW STARTS TODAY – Inhabitat is in Milan!

Salone Internazionale del Mobile kicks off today and Inhabitat is on the scene in Milan, Italy! We've got three Inhabitants at this year's International Furniture Fair to scope out the greenest designs at

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INHABITAT IS HEADED TO MILAN!

INHABITAT IS HEADED TO MILAN!

The world's most prestigious furniture fair, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, in Milan, Italy, starts in two days! And we've got three Inhabitat correspondents on their way to Milan to scope out the

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MILAN PREVIEW: Light Emitting Wallpaper by Jonas Samon

MILAN PREVIEW: Light Emitting Wallpaper by Jonas Samon

With alternative lighting solutions becoming a typical consideration in sustainable interior design, Jonas Samson’s illuminated wallpaper is set to take the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and its

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MILAN SALONE PREVIEW: Ryan Frank Zig Bamboo Shelf

MILAN SALONE PREVIEW: Ryan Frank Zig Bamboo Shelf

What better way to kick off our Milan Furniture Fair countdown than with our favorite 'free-range' furniture designer Ryan Frank. Frank's modular bamboo creation, dubbed 'Zig', is just one of many designs

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C.L.A.S.S. and SLOWHITE bring sustainable style to Milan

C.L.A.S.S. and SLOWHITE bring sustainable style to Milan

C.L.A.S.S., which stands for creativity, lifestyle and sustainable synergey, is a new platform for the textile industry. A C.L.A.S.S. show is being held this weekend at WHITE, the cool new fashion trade

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KANSAS STATE U TOP PICKS FROM MILAN

KANSAS STATE U TOP PICKS FROM MILAN

During the week of Milan's Salone Internazionale del Mobile, we put a call out for eco-loving, freelance correspondents to help us out with our coverage. Our plea was met with much enthusiasm from, among

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MILAN FURNITURE FAIR: DAY 2

MILAN FURNITURE FAIR: DAY 2

After being alerted to all the Inhabitat-worthy designs that had yet to be uncovered in the Tortona district of Milan during the week of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, we made our way towards the

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INHABITAT IS HEADED TO MILAN

INHABITAT IS HEADED TO MILAN

Who's going to Milan this year? Inhabitat's European correspondent Adele Chong is headed to down to Milan's annual Salone Internazionale del Mobile tomorrow and would love to hear from any and all

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NEWSWEEK + DESIGN

NEWSWEEK + DESIGN

Whats up? Is Newsweek all of a sudden a design publication? In the past couple months, I keep finding articles about modern, sustainable design in Newsweek/MSNBC. This week there is an article about

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Ben van Berkel and United Nude create hoof-like 3D printed shoes for the animal in you

Ben van Berkel and United Nude create hoof-like 3D printed shoes for the animal in you

For the lady who just isn't satisfied with a 6-inch stiletto comes United Nude's UNX2, an entirely 3D-printed shoe that will give the ladies the towering hoof-like stature they desire. Created by Ben van

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We Make Carpets creates mesmerizing tapestries from pasta, sponges, and little army men

We Make Carpets creates mesmerizing tapestries from pasta, sponges, and little army men

We Make Carpets creates temporary 2D installations from everyday materials and objects. The three Dutch designers Marcia Nolte, Stijn van der Vleuten and Bob Waardenburg made their first one in 2009.

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Artificial leaf can make oxygen in space with water and light

Artificial leaf can make oxygen in space with water and light

It seems like we are constantly getting a little bit closer to being able to live in outer space, but one teeny-tiny little detail keeps holding us back: oxygen. Plants just don’t like zero gravity

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Tom Dixon’s dazzling Lens pendant lamps are made from 60 lenses

Tom Dixon’s dazzling Lens pendant lamps are made from 60 lenses

Tom Dixon's latest design work includes these geometric pendant lamps made from 60 triangular polycarbonate lenses. The Lens lamps are inspired by the Fresnel lens, which  can capture more oblique light

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Never buy toothpaste again with this nanotech toothbrush

Never buy toothpaste again with this nanotech toothbrush

Japanese designer Kosho Ueshima of The Industrial Design Studio created Misoka, the nanotechnological toothbrush that can clean teeth without the use of toothpaste. The designer teamed up with

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Mischer’traxler’s ‘Reversed Volumes’ Bowls are Cast From Fruits and Vegetables

Mischer’traxler’s ‘Reversed Volumes’ Bowls are Cast From Fruits and Vegetables

Vienna-based Mischer'traxler captured the textures and shapes of different vegetables to create a colorful line of tablewear. Called Reversed Volumes, the long-lasting ceramic vessels are imprinted with

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IVANKA’s H2O Filtering RainHouse Produces Fresh Drinking Water Every Time it Rains

IVANKA’s H2O Filtering RainHouse Produces Fresh Drinking Water Every Time it Rains

There were a lot of creative, efficient designs featured at Milan Design Week, but this one just might be our favorite. The RainHouse's complex rainwater harvesting system is built around IVANKA's unique

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Exquisite Stacked Lights Are Made From Repurposed Vintage Glassware and Tinted Resin

Exquisite Stacked Lights Are Made From Repurposed Vintage Glassware and Tinted Resin

To make their glazed lights Sander Wassink and Ma'ayan Pesach started by collecting all kinds of glassware from markets and second-hand shops in and around Eindhoven. Once they had a good variety of

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Nico’s Interlocking Leaf Seats are Handmade in the UK Using Sustainable Materials

Nico’s Interlocking Leaf Seats are Handmade in the UK Using Sustainable Materials

Design by Nico recently showcased this cute set of interlocking Leaf Seats at Milan Design Week. As many as seven Leaf Seats can be connected together to serve a range of functions - from individual

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STIK Chair Made From Bundles of Tightly Stacked Twigs Shows the Creative Power of Addition

STIK Chair Made From Bundles of Tightly Stacked Twigs Shows the Creative Power of Addition

STIK Chair is made from a bundle of precisely cut natural sticks tied together with cords. Designers Johan Jeppesen and Jesper Su Rosenmeier took some of the conventional binding techniques used in making

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Futuristic LED ‘Dragon’ Chandelier Lights Up With a Smartphone App

Futuristic LED ‘Dragon’ Chandelier Lights Up With a Smartphone App

Dragon is a unique light that needs the user's involvement and interaction to function. Thanks to its modular design, it can be arranged and re-arranged into 256 organic forms. It features six different

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