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Foster + Partners Unveil Elegant LED FLO Lamp at Milan Furniture Fair

Foster + Partners Unveil Elegant LED FLO Lamp at Milan Furniture Fair

Today Inhabitat favorite Foster + Partners announced their bold move in the lighting realm with their eco-friendly and elegant FLO lamps. Debuting at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, the new reading lamps

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Panasonic’s Emotion-Reading Interactive LED and OLED Lights Debut in Milan

Panasonic’s Emotion-Reading Interactive LED and OLED Lights Debut in Milan

Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd has created a spectacular interactive installation of energy efficient, emotion-reading lights for the Salone del Mobile 2011 exhibition in Milan. Designed by Ferruccio

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Inhabitat is Looking for Writers for the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair!

Inhabitat is Looking for Writers for the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair!

Heads up Milan Furniture Fair fans and Europe-based writers! The Milan Furniture Fair kicks off next week from April 12th-17th and Inhabitat is looking for a few great writers/photographers to report on

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Emilano Godoy’s Shiny Snowjob Chair Is Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers

Emilano Godoy’s Shiny Snowjob Chair Is Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers

When we caught a glimpse of Emiliano Godoy's Snowjob Chair over at Designboom, we couldn't help but be entranced by its spectacular sheen. A modern piece built with FSC certified wood with a vegetable

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Whirlpool’s Green Eco System Kitchen Debuts in Milan

Whirlpool’s Green Eco System Kitchen Debuts in Milan

This year’s edition of the Eurocucina kitchen showcase at Milan Design Week was painted green by Whirlpool’s GreenKitchen eco-system prototype. Featuring an impressive level of interconnectivity

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Milan 2010: Best Green Designs from Eurocucina and Salone del Bagno

Milan 2010: Best Green Designs from Eurocucina and Salone del Bagno

Electrolux has a strong showing this year with an array of sleek and functional appliances. This wall hung washing machine does only a small load, but uses a very minimal amount of water (I believe it is

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The Best Green Designs From Milan Design Week!

The Best Green Designs From Milan Design Week!

Yves Béhar's stunning line of LED pendant lamps are made from recycled paper and capture the shimmering effect of crystal chandeliers. Called "Memory," Tokujin Yoshioka's amorphous shape-shifting

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Stone House Made from 99% Recycled Granite Debuts in Milan

Stone House Made from 99% Recycled Granite Debuts in Milan

One of our favorite designs from Milan Design Week was John Pawson’s House of Stone, which is constructed from stone blocks composed of 99% recycled granite. Working together with the leading stone

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Grass Loveseat ‘Mow Chair’ Debuts in Milan

Grass Loveseat ‘Mow Chair’ Debuts in Milan

Fadi Sarieddine's awesome new grass-covered sofa, cleverly dubbed The Mow Chair aims to bring the great outdoors inside. Designed by Lebanese architect Fadi Sarieddine, this charming 'living' piece of

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Milan 2010: The Interni Think Tank lights up Milan

Milan 2010: The Interni Think Tank lights up Milan

Lucca Trazzi's T-Garden is an LED light installation that reinvents the garden space with high-tech flowers made from Eurojersey Sensitive Fabrics. Another outdoor setting featured two of Philippe

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Karim Rashid Unveils Corian Eco House at Milan Design Week

Karim Rashid Unveils Corian Eco House at Milan Design Week

Iconic designer Karim Rashid has teamed up with Dupont to design an eco-friendly living space for the future. Unveiled during Milan Design Week, his Smart-ologic residence is made from a range of new

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Milan 2010: Fuori Salone Goes Green During Milan Design Week

Milan 2010: Fuori Salone Goes Green During Milan Design Week

In Zona Tortona’s Superstudio Piu, the Brazil-based Campana brothers came together with the Cosentino group to showcase their Ecosentino material. An ideal substitute for natural or fake stone, this

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Triennale Design Museum in Milan: An Inspired Use of Green Materials

Triennale Design Museum in Milan: An Inspired Use of Green Materials

The Leaf Collection by Giancarlo Zema is one of the main features of the Design in Nature Exhibition. The dynamic forms have a flexible memory back that adapt to the curves of the body and have been

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Milan Designersblock: Modern Design with Tradition in Mind

Milan Designersblock: Modern Design with Tradition in Mind

The first thing that catches your eye as soon as you enter the space is Assembly Room’s furniture pieces made from eco-friendly materials. The AR line includes a two and three-seater sofa that blend the

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Well Tech Awards Showcase Green Innovation at Milan Design Week

Well Tech Awards Showcase Green Innovation at Milan Design Week

Well-Tech’s mission is to support the creation of innovative projects through planning, research, and promotion. The wide range of designs include electric cars, new materials, renewable energy

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MILAN 2010: Our Favorite Designs from Day One of the Salone

MILAN 2010: Our Favorite Designs from Day One of the Salone

And for more up to the minute Milan Design Week coverage, keep it tuned right here!

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Droog Gives Liquidated Products New Life at Milan Design Week

Droog Gives Liquidated Products New Life at Milan Design Week

Saved by Droog is the name of this year's show, referencing the second life that these 5139 products will have after a creative re-interpretation. The revivers include Erick Larenbeek, Atelier Remy &

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Tokujin Yoshioka Debuts Shape-Shifting, Recycled Aluminum Chair at Milan

Tokujin Yoshioka Debuts Shape-Shifting, Recycled Aluminum Chair at Milan

The international design community has been buzzing about Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka's new shape-shifting chair, due to debut in Milan Design Fair this week.  Made of recycled aluminum, the

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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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Milan Announces the World’s Largest Solar Rooftop Array

Milan Announces the World’s Largest Solar Rooftop Array

Recently Italy's Milano Fiera trade fair facility announced that it will soon be getting a major eco update in the form of the world's largest solar rooftop solar array! The massive photovoltaic system

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Via Torino Renovated Green Loft in Fashionable Milan

Via Torino Renovated Green Loft in Fashionable Milan

There is no doubt that for some, Milan, Italy is synonymous with ultra chic living as a cosmopolitan capital of innovative design and fashion trendsetting. With grand architecture and historic beauty at

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Milan 2009: Objecthood One-Cut Modular Felt Stools

Milan 2009: Objecthood One-Cut Modular Felt Stools

One of our favorite finds at this year's Milan Furniture Fair were these beautiful modular felt One Cut stools by Swedish designer Britta Teleman. Each one is composed of a stack of matching pieces of

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Milan 2009: 2000 Watt Living by GFRY Studio

Milan 2009: 2000 Watt Living by GFRY Studio

The GFRY Studio at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago presented their “2000 Watt Living” project at this year's Milan Furniture Fair. The ultimate goal of their initiative is to reduce the

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Milan 2009: PunkAlive Sustainably Sourced Furniture

Milan 2009: PunkAlive Sustainably Sourced Furniture

Where can one go to find breathtaking landscapes, artistic scenery and people with unique character? Punkaharju, Finland is one place, and PunkAlive goes to great measures to incorporate these qualities

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Milan 2009: Euroluce Lighting Exhibition

Milan 2009: Euroluce Lighting Exhibition

We saw quite a few environmentally-conscious trends at the Milan Furniture Fair's bi-annual showcase of lighting products, Euroluce. With energy use in mind, LEDs showed up from almost every company. As

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Milan 2009: Philips Debuts Ledino Lighting Collection

Milan 2009: Philips Debuts Ledino Lighting Collection

As part of the Euroluce exhibition at the Milan Furniture Fair, Royal Philips Electronics showcased a wide range of cutting edge LED lighting products. Our favorite designs on display were part of their

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MILAN: Our Top Picks From Zona Tortona

MILAN: Our Top Picks From Zona Tortona

Zona Tortona is regarded as a sister show, or “satellite exhibit,” to the Salone Internazionale del Mobile; however, it was at Zona Tortona that I found some of the most innovative and forward-moving

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MILAN 2009: The Best of Green Design

MILAN 2009: The Best of Green Design

The 2009 Milan Furniture Fair showcased an incredible assortment of furnishings, lighting, and housewares from all over the world, ranging from the well-established designers showcased in the main

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Milan 2009: Interni Design Energies

Milan 2009: Interni Design Energies

The Interni Design Energies exhibition at the 2009 Milan Furniture Fair doesn't open at twilight for no reason. Indeed the exhibition, which features renewable energy–themed installations from designers

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Toby Sanders Lights Up Milan with Beach Ball Lamps

Toby Sanders Lights Up Milan with Beach Ball Lamps

Some of the most exciting discoveries from the Milan Furniture Fair 2009 can be seen at the Designersblock show, an exhibition of some of the edgiest experiments in modern design. That's where Toby

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