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Los Sopranos Transforms Recycled Shipping Containers into Rustic Barcelona Pizzeria

Los Sopranos Transforms Recycled Shipping Containers into Rustic Barcelona Pizzeria

The front of the pizzeria is an open kitchen, set behind a glass curtain, with the idea that passersby and customers can watch their pizza being made from scratch. Beyond the kitchen and counter area of

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Studio Rolf Saws Dutch Furniture in Half to Create New Furnishings

Studio Rolf Saws Dutch Furniture in Half to Create New Furnishings

Last year Studio Rolf bought several pieces of furniture from the estate of Queen Juliana in the Netherlands. Since then, the studio has been hard at work sawing the items in half and turning the original

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Dirk Vander Kooij’s Repurposed Robot Prints “Endless” Furniture From Recycled E-Waste

Dirk Vander Kooij’s Repurposed Robot Prints “Endless” Furniture From Recycled E-Waste

Dirk Vander Kooij is set to unveil a new line of “Endless” furniture made from recycled e-waste at “The Future in the Making”, an exhibition organised by Domus that will take place

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Fiore Arcangelo’s Ecoo Terrarium Chair is Filled with Plants!

Fiore Arcangelo’s Ecoo Terrarium Chair is Filled with Plants!

Here at Inhabitat we love finding new ways to bring terrariums into our lives — so far we've figured out how to put them around our necks, how to hang them from Christmas Trees and we've even seen them

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A Look Into San Francisco’s Downtown Secret Gardens

A Look Into San Francisco’s Downtown Secret Gardens

First we visited 555 Mission Street, a gorgeously designed courtyard between two buildings. You can't miss it because it features some eye-catching and whimsical public art: Jonathan Borofsky's stacked

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Bemz and Pretty Pegz Overhaul Your Ikea Furniture With Custom Covers & New Legs

Bemz and Pretty Pegz Overhaul Your Ikea Furniture With Custom Covers & New Legs

If you're sick of your Ikea furniture because everyone in the world has the same thing, don't kick it to the curb just yet. A few cool companies like Swedish PrettyPegs and Bemz offer accessories like

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Unique Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Design Crosses Both Above and Below the Water

Unique Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Design Crosses Both Above and Below the Water

The Spanish architecture team who won the Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge design competition consisted of Nicolas Montesano, Victor Vila, and Boris Hoppek. As opposed to a traditional perpendicular

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Colonel Recycles Beach Chairs into Gorgeous Retro Lanterns

Colonel Recycles Beach Chairs into Gorgeous Retro Lanterns

60s-era beach chairs had a fabulous look to them, although their brightly colored strips of weather-resist fabric perhaps held more visual charm than comfort — which is what makes these recycled

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Manoteca Reincarnates a Vintage Door as a Rustic Desk

Manoteca Reincarnates a Vintage Door as a Rustic Desk

Manoteca is a Bologna-based studio that specializes in restoration, reinvention, and re-design of abandoned furniture and objects. One of their simple and best works is called Indoor, an elegant old

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E/B Office Unveils Plans for Soaring SEAT Pavilion Made From 400 Chairs

E/B Office Unveils Plans for Soaring SEAT Pavilion Made From 400 Chairs

New York and Portland-basedE/B Office recently unveiled plans to build this amazing SEAT Pavilion from 400 simple wooden chairs at Freedom Park in Atlanta. Home to a number of permanent art installations,

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Simple Wheelchairs Made From Reused Plastic Chairs Help Injured People in Rwanda

Simple Wheelchairs Made From Reused Plastic Chairs Help Injured People in Rwanda

In order to make wheelchairs more accessible to people in developing countries, two designers are revamping common plastic chairs with a little bit of creative common sense. By affixing the widely

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Still + Co’s Gorgeous Sling Chairs Are Made With Hand-Dyed Repurposed Persian Rugs

Still + Co’s Gorgeous Sling Chairs Are Made With Hand-Dyed Repurposed Persian Rugs

Designed by Still + Co. for Sit and Read in Brooklyn, these gorgeous handcrafted sling chairs have been made with over-dyed repurposed Persian rugs. After the reclaimed rugs are dyed, they are hemmed

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Tenna, Switzerland Unveils World’s First Solar Wing-Powered Ski Lift

Tenna, Switzerland Unveils World’s First Solar Wing-Powered Ski Lift

The tiny Swiss ski town of Tenna recently put itself on the map with the world’s first solar wing-powered chair lift! While solar-powered lifts are popping up in ski resorts all over the world, this

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StyleVISA Offers Sustainable Goodies for the Body and Home

StyleVISA Offers Sustainable Goodies for the Body and Home

StyleVISA is a new online shop of carefully curated design goodies from around the world. Bringing together furniture, home accessories, beauty and even fashion, the site is a treasure trove of design,

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‘Water Footprint of Humanity’ Study Shows Average Person Uses 1,056 Gallons of Water Each Day

‘Water Footprint of Humanity’ Study Shows Average Person Uses 1,056 Gallons of Water Each Day

Hold on to your office chairs, research-loving infographic fans – we’ve got a doozy for you here. Researchers at the University of Twente in the Netherlands have compiled a report on the

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The Una Cebu Car’s Swirling Exterior is Crafted from Coconut Flower Stalks and Other Local Materials

The Una Cebu Car’s Swirling Exterior is Crafted from Coconut Flower Stalks and Other Local Materials

When Clayton Tugonon set about creating his classy Una Cebu Car from locally sourced natural and recycled materials, he wanted to demonstrate to other Filipino designers the potential beauty and utility

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Artist Brian Jungen Transforms Nike Air Jordans into Awesome Aboriginal Masks

Artist Brian Jungen Transforms Nike Air Jordans into Awesome Aboriginal Masks

Jungen uses found objects specifically chosen to echo some sort of social or cultural symbol or tradition. For example, the artist used Nike Air Jordans to make up traditional aboriginal masks. Keeping

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Historic Church With Tiffany Stained Glass Transformed into Beautiful Concert Hall for Montreal

Historic Church With Tiffany Stained Glass Transformed into Beautiful Concert Hall for Montreal

Provencher Roy + Associés Architects headed the redesign of the historic church that was originally designed and built by Alexander C. Hutchinson in 1894. With the church preservation at the heart of the

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The REK Modular Table Transforms to Fit Any Interior

The REK Modular Table Transforms to Fit Any Interior

Reinier de Jong’s new REK coffee table adapts to any apartment size or social situation with ease. The wooden surfaces slide and transform to create an array of usable surfaces, or fold up compactly

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Quirky Solar-Powered KIKO House Surveys the Tyrol Mountains With Silver Bubble Windows

Quirky Solar-Powered KIKO House Surveys the Tyrol Mountains With Silver Bubble Windows

One of the most important requirements for this home was to create an enduring relationship between the home's interior and the natural splendor outside. This is achieved by tucking away the garage and

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Seung-Yong Song’s Multi-Tasking Chair Lets You Hide, Store and Even Dry Your Clothes While You Sit

Seung-Yong Song’s Multi-Tasking Chair Lets You Hide, Store and Even Dry Your Clothes While You Sit

Even though a chair's main purpose is to provide a platform for sitting, we all use them in an array of different ways. Designed for hiding, climbing, storing and even drying clothes, Seung-Yong Song's

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6 Awesome Upcycled Shipping Pallet Creations You Can Make Yourself

6 Awesome Upcycled Shipping Pallet Creations You Can Make Yourself

Vibrant Folding Chairs From Upcycled Shipping Pallets These colorful Fold-out Pallet Chairs from Gas & Air Studios are each made from a single shipping pallet. The only treatment these chairs get

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Groopti’s Recycled Cardboard ECO Blocks Can be Stacked to Form Tables, Chairs, and Benches

Groopti’s Recycled Cardboard ECO Blocks Can be Stacked to Form Tables, Chairs, and Benches

Groopti – the website that combines crowdsourcing with bespoke manufacturing – just unveiled its latest cardboard creation, this time from designer Svetlana Kozhenova. Simply called

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Thonet’s VouwWow VW01 is a Flat Pack Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Chair

Thonet’s VouwWow VW01 is a Flat Pack Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Chair

Respecting Michelle Thonet's original idea of furniture that could easily be disassembled for optimizing space during transportation, Dutch studio Nuy of NOORT created this angular chair made from

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The Lolilla Chair Takes Inspiration from the Beautiful Flamenco Dresses of Spain

The Lolilla Chair Takes Inspiration from the Beautiful Flamenco Dresses of Spain

Ahsayane Studio may be Brussels-based, but their Lolilla Chair takes inspiration from the beautiful and bold flamenco dresses of southern Spain. To make the chair, the designers fashioned ruffles and

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AMBIVALENZ’s Flat Pack Furniture Doubles as Art Prints

AMBIVALENZ’s Flat Pack Furniture Doubles as Art Prints

At first glance, FLÄPPS can look like a simple rectangular art print. Coming in plain white, black and white text balloons, a bouquet of flowers on blue, or patterns of colorful lines, the wooden pieces

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Ekso Bionics’ Robotic Exoskeleton Will Help Paraplegics Walk Again

Ekso Bionics’ Robotic Exoskeleton Will Help Paraplegics Walk Again

We've covered robotic exoskeleton prototypes in the past here on Inhabitat, but Ekso Bionics just announced plans to launch a fully-functioning commercial model! Think about it - within two years, this

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Biodegradable Rattan Iglu by Berta Riera Pomés and Yunwei Zhu

Biodegradable Rattan Iglu by Berta Riera Pomés and Yunwei Zhu

Berta Riera Pomés and Yunwei Zhu have used sustainable materials to create a cute 'Iglu' shelter that serves as a quiet place to hide or a fun object to roll around the house. Measuring 2.6 feet in

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Chris Palmer’s Paper Pulp Series is a Line of Furniture Made of Local Waste Materials

Chris Palmer’s Paper Pulp Series is a Line of Furniture Made of Local Waste Materials

Furniture maker Chris Palmer recently sent us photos of his Paper Pulp Series, a line of furniture made from a mixture of ground up organic waste. The organic-looking pieces - a table, two chairs and a

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