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Twisted ContemPLAY Pavilion is a Complex Piece of Street Furniture Made With Local Materials in Montreal

Twisted ContemPLAY Pavilion is a Complex Piece of Street Furniture Made With Local Materials in Montreal

Master architecture students from McGill University (along with their supervisors) worked on this project for fifteen months, sourcing all of the necessary materials and technology from within the local

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DVELAS Recycles Old Ship Sails into Unique Outdoor Furniture

DVELAS Recycles Old Ship Sails into Unique Outdoor Furniture

Once a ship's sail reaches the end of its life, its last port of call is typically the local landfill. Spotted over at Design Milk, Spanish company DVELAS has come to the rescue of these icons of

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Amsterdam’s Proef Restaurant Features Recycled Furniture and Serves Only Local, Organic Food

Amsterdam’s Proef Restaurant Features Recycled Furniture and Serves Only Local, Organic Food

Dutch "eating designer" Marije Vogelzang came up with the original concept for Proef Restaurant; she first opened the restaurant in Rotterdam, relocated to Amsterdam in 2006, and sold it to her former

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Furniture Designer Rupert Blanchard Transforms Discarded Drawers into Stunning Storage Units

Furniture Designer Rupert Blanchard Transforms Discarded Drawers into Stunning Storage Units

Blanchard's supply of orphaned drawers, collected from the street or dumpsters, lines a wall of his workshop, waiting to be incorporated into upcycled dressers, sideboards and cabinets. Using reclaimed

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Shipping Container Scraps Worked Into A New Exclusive Line of Furniture in São Paulo

Shipping Container Scraps Worked Into A New Exclusive Line of Furniture in São Paulo

Contain[It] is a Brazilian company that takes discarded shipping containers and turns them into new spaces. They are dedicated to zero waste in the construction process and have been saving scraps from

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Aurea Golden Grass Furniture and Decor Will Add a Sustainable Shimmer to Any Space

Aurea Golden Grass Furniture and Decor Will Add a Sustainable Shimmer to Any Space

Cristiane Kimura started Aurea to not only showcase the natural beauty of golden grass and Brazil, but also to promote traditional techniques and to create economic opportunities for artisans. Run as a

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Ronen Tinman Converts Old Car Parts into Fabulous Furniture

Ronen Tinman Converts Old Car Parts into Fabulous Furniture

You can say Tinman has his feet in two worlds – the past and the future. He’s very interested in preserving the dents, the trademarks, the hood ornaments, the scars, and essentially the stories found

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James Henry Austin’s Olympic-Inspired Project Won Furniture is Made from Salvaged Sports Hall Flooring

James Henry Austin’s Olympic-Inspired Project Won Furniture is Made from Salvaged Sports Hall Flooring

Inspired by the 2012 Olympic Games, British designer James Henry Austin created Project Won, a line of furniture made entirely from salvaged sports hall flooring from the UK. All the furniture is handmade

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Aine Bunikyte’s Ridged Roof Furniture Brings High Life Dining to Pitched Roofs

Aine Bunikyte’s Ridged Roof Furniture Brings High Life Dining to Pitched Roofs

Everyone dreams of having their own roof terrace. We could all enjoy a private, cozy space high above the streets with a breathtaking view if it weren't for those pesky pitched roofs. Lithuanian design

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HAN’S Designs’ Transforming Furniture Module Goes from Shelf to Bed to Dining Table!

HAN’S Designs’ Transforming Furniture Module Goes from Shelf to Bed to Dining Table!

Living in the city often means trading down for a small space, but you can still keep things spacious and streamlined with HAN'S Designs' multi-faceted, transforming furniture unit. This cool

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The Third Generation Furniture Project Recycles Unwanted Materials Into Quirky Modular Furniture

The Third Generation Furniture Project Recycles Unwanted Materials Into Quirky Modular Furniture

The Third Generation Furniture project  by Jason Llyod Fletcher uses the industrial process of modularization to turn waste and unwanted materials into functional components for new and modern

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Yet Matilde’s Continuous Function Furniture Line Is Made Entirely From Hardened Textiles

Yet Matilde’s Continuous Function Furniture Line Is Made Entirely From Hardened Textiles

Turin-based design studio Yet Matilde is walking a fine line between producing textiles and furniture. Their latest creation, Continuous Function, is a furniture line made from hardening a continuous

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Aellon Teams up With Uhuru to Launch Furniture Made From a Salvaged Indonesian Fishing Boat

Aellon Teams up With Uhuru to Launch Furniture Made From a Salvaged Indonesian Fishing Boat

After finding out that the 61-foot Indonesian fishing boat was made from a now-threatened wood species and was about to become firewood, Aellon bought it from its owners and set to work salvaging

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Austrian Hans Sapperlot Turns Traditional Loden Fabric Into Cool Knit Furniture Designs

Austrian Hans Sapperlot Turns Traditional Loden Fabric Into Cool Knit Furniture Designs

The Austrian designers at Hans Sapperlot have given traditional loden fabric a cool and modern twist. By creating 'invisible' stitches in the woolen material, they turn the simple textile into

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Parameria’s Handcrafted Furniture is Made from Sustainable Khreau Suut Vines

Parameria’s Handcrafted Furniture is Made from Sustainable Khreau Suut Vines

Parameria's handcrafted furniture offers a beautiful and simple way to bring sustainable design into your home. Made from natural and organic materials, each piece is woven from a local Southeast Asian

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Scotland to Recycle Old Diapers and Turn Them Into Furniture!

Scotland to Recycle Old Diapers and Turn Them Into Furniture!

Each year over 160 million diapers (or nappies as they are known in the UK) are sent to Scotland's landfills. However a new recycling scheme is aiming to take those used diapers and turn them into park

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Peveto Turns Shipping Crates Into Awesome Industrial-Style Furniture

Peveto Turns Shipping Crates Into Awesome Industrial-Style Furniture

Peveto transforms shipping crates into awesome new chairs, wine racks, side tables, and more at their art gallery in Houston, Texas. Built to reduce waste and provide function within a stylish new form,

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Andrea Brena Upcycles Left Over Textiles Into Woven Furniture

Andrea Brena Upcycles Left Over Textiles Into Woven Furniture

The designer took a year off school to create the project that addresses the worldwide issue of our overconsumption. Sourcing the textile scraps from his hometown of Milan, he started arm weaving the

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Brent Comber Shattered Furniture – Made From Reclaimed Douglas Fir Wood

Brent Comber Shattered Furniture – Made From Reclaimed Douglas Fir Wood

Reclaimed wood furniture is usually so predictable: large upcycled beams from buildings, or slabs of driftwood turned into benches and stools. Thats why Brent Comber's unique reclaimed wood furniture -

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Re:composed by Springtime Turns Recycled Waste Into Luxurious Furniture and Decor

Re:composed by Springtime Turns Recycled Waste Into Luxurious Furniture and Decor

Springtime is turning trash into luxurious materials for their cool new line of Re:composed furniture pieces. Re:composed focuses on using waste destined for the dumpster as a base material for beautiful

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Reclaimed Cleveland’s Salvaged Furniture Shines at the ICFF

Reclaimed Cleveland’s Salvaged Furniture Shines at the ICFF

Reclaimed Cleveland's team attends the demolition of historic buildings throughout the city in order to create a special record of their unique sourcing process. They then salvage the materials such as

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Thomas Wold’s Quirky and Unique Creations Made From Upcycled Furniture

Thomas Wold’s Quirky and Unique Creations Made From Upcycled Furniture

Thomas Wold is a custom craftsman who lives in the Bay Area with a design/fabrication studio in Berkeley. He struck our fancy with his amazing upcycled furniture creations that take parts and pieces from

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80*120′s Self-Build Workshop Turns Shipping Pallets Into Street Furniture

80*120′s Self-Build Workshop Turns Shipping Pallets Into Street Furniture

Izmo used their inventive 80*120 self-build workshop to create 11 pieces of street furniture pieces from discarded shipping pallets. The program, which was targeted at students and professionals in the

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Doris Salcedo’s Installations Transform Old Furniture Into Evocative Political Statements

Doris Salcedo’s Installations Transform Old Furniture Into Evocative Political Statements

Artist Doris Salcedo thought-provoking art transforms reclaimed items of furniture into politically charged sculptural work. In 2003 she took over a derelict spot between two buildings in Istanbul,

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‘Bedroom In A Box’ is the Ultimate Compact Furniture Suite

‘Bedroom In A Box’ is the Ultimate Compact Furniture Suite

Everyone has heard of flat-pack furniture, but this "Bedroom in a Box" takes the concept to the extreme. Latvia-based designer Rolands Landsbergs of Boxetti has created an ultra-compact furniture set

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Dala Furniture Recycles Food and Drink Packaging Into Luxury Furniture

Dala Furniture Recycles Food and Drink Packaging Into Luxury Furniture

Recently unveiled at Milan Design Week, DALA furniture is made entirely from a new material developed by German firm DEDON. Created by young American designer Stephen Burks, these brilliant, resourceful

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Superstudio Designers Shine Bright at the Milan Furniture Fair

Superstudio Designers Shine Bright at the Milan Furniture Fair

This is a gorgeous bio-ethanol stove dubbed Planika caught our attention for its monument-like form. The ARTernative artistic chair by Luca Gnizio caught our eye for its innovative use of

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The Best Green Designs in Ventura Lambrate at the Milan Furniture Fair

The Best Green Designs in Ventura Lambrate at the Milan Furniture Fair

Ento by Julene Aguirre, Jacky Chung, Aran Dasan and Jonathan Fraser from RCA, is a project investigating the nutritional value of eating of insects. The project examines and how they are processed in

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The Best Green Furnishings at Fiera Milano During the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair

The Best Green Furnishings at Fiera Milano During the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair

Gufram uses soft polyurethane, brightly coloured with washable, non-toxic dyes, to create the most unusual designs. Inspired by traditional car air fresheners, “Déjeuner sur l’arbre” can be used as

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“We are what we eat!” Cooks Up Organic Food In an Eco Kitchen at the Milan Furniture Fair

“We are what we eat!” Cooks Up Organic Food In an Eco Kitchen at the Milan Furniture Fair

Here gym weights are used as castors for this colourful table called "Orto in Cucina" (kitchen garden). Made from old wooden pieces - in addition to the weights - the center of the tabletop is fitted a

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