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Top 6 Furniture and Interior Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Furniture and Interior Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Long gone are the days of dressing up your interior spaces with faded love seats and boring Picasso reprints - 2011 proved yet again that furniture and interior designers are working hard to churn out

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Peter Marigold’s Polygonal ‘Split’ Furniture is Formed by a Simple Geometric Principle

Peter Marigold’s Polygonal ‘Split’ Furniture is Formed by a Simple Geometric Principle

Designer Peter Marigold has created a unique flexible storage system based upon the simple geometric principle that states 'the inverted angles of a shape split into pieces will always add up to 360

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Stuart Chase Creates Modern Organic Furniture from Reclaimed Wood

Stuart Chase Creates Modern Organic Furniture from Reclaimed Wood

Stuart Chase has launched a beautiful line of Modern Organic Furniture that is handcrafted in his private wood shop in Vermont. This unique furniture is created with materials that come from a collection

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DIY Objects To Give New Life to Outcast Furniture Parts

DIY Objects To Give New Life to Outcast Furniture Parts

Taking its name from the classic German fashion patterns magazine, these set of objects dubbed 'Burda Furniture' have been designed for DIY. A self-production and assembly poster offers many designs,

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Tristan Titeux’ Colorful Re-Cut Furniture is Made From Recycled Wood

Tristan Titeux’ Colorful Re-Cut Furniture is Made From Recycled Wood

Tristan Titeux' series of "re-cut" furniture is made from waste wood offcuts salvaged from the production of modern furniture. Titeux sees the series as a way to start a conversation about waste, about

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Chadhaus’ Beautiful Hand-built Sustainable Furniture Lasts for Generations

Chadhaus’ Beautiful Hand-built Sustainable Furniture Lasts for Generations

Functional furniture can be an inspiration, and the Farmhouse Modern Credenza designed by Chadhaus is just such a piece! Combining utility with beautiful materials and fine craftsmanship, this credenza is

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Minale-Maeda’s Furniture Designs Can Be Downloaded as DIY Projects

Minale-Maeda’s Furniture Designs Can Be Downloaded as DIY Projects

Minale-Maeda has created a brilliant set of "downloadable furniture" designs that can be made to order in a range of sizes and materials, cutting down on the need for stores to transport and keep stock of

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Tetris-Shaped Trash-Filled Street Furniture Encourages Recycling in Argentina

Tetris-Shaped Trash-Filled Street Furniture Encourages Recycling in Argentina

Argentine studio Designo Patagonia created this awesome series of Tetris-shaped street furniture that showcases recyclable materials like plastic bottles, cans, and paper. Located within a city park in

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Manchester Wood Makes Sustainable Wooden Furniture Out of Local Materials

Manchester Wood Makes Sustainable Wooden Furniture Out of Local Materials

Manchester Wood is a family business that makes built-to-last furniture from local and sustainable wood. Founded in 1976 in Manchester, Vermont, the company produces American-made solid wood furniture

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Nic Parnell Transforms Reclaimed Wood Into Beautiful Eco Furniture

Nic Parnell Transforms Reclaimed Wood Into Beautiful Eco Furniture

Designer Nic Parnell's work explores methods of finding new value in neglected wood by altering its aesthetic and surface. Nic only works with found or reclaimed wood. He also works alongside tree

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Transforming Crates Unfold to Reveal Incredible Furniture Sets and Foosball Table

Transforming Crates Unfold to Reveal Incredible Furniture Sets and Foosball Table

Inspired while unpacking artwork from shipping crates in Milan, the Beijing-based artist began designing her furniture range to embody unusual forms, yet remain adaptable. A graduate from London's

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Martín Azúa’s Furniture Creates a Cozy Home for Plants and Animals

Martín Azúa’s Furniture Creates a Cozy Home for Plants and Animals

If sustainable design is about designing to enhance our relationship with nature, then Martín Azúa's designs are the perfect example of this principle in action. The Spanish designer created 'La Vida

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Boards and Beans Constructs Unique Furniture with Reclaimed Teak Wood

Boards and Beans Constructs Unique Furniture with Reclaimed Teak Wood

Specializing in unique pieces of furniture made from reclaimed teak wood, Boards and Beans keep sustainability at the heart of their workshop. Their range of furniture keeps a focus on what customers

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Furniture and More Made from Recycled Paper and Bovine Waste!

Furniture and More Made from Recycled Paper and Bovine Waste!

With the ability to be transformed into furniture, signage, displays and more, Ecor is an amazing moldable material made from recycled cardboard, old newsprint, and a variety of fibers, including those

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South African Artist Roché Van Den Berg Upcycles Tires Into Lights, Furniture, and Even Lifesized Trees

South African Artist Roché Van Den Berg Upcycles Tires Into Lights, Furniture, and Even Lifesized Trees

In South Africa alone, 11 million used tires languish underneath the sun every year. So Roché, who is part of a new generation of local designers interested in using sustainable materials for art and

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Beautiful Canvas Sails Repurposed as Furniture Evoke the Sea’s Boundless Spirit

Beautiful Canvas Sails Repurposed as Furniture Evoke the Sea’s Boundless Spirit

Summer may be coming to an end, but our longing for the sea and sand hit us with full force when we saw this gorgeous collection of Living Sails Furniture by Dvelas. Repurposed by hand from canvas no

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PHOTOS: Unloved Furniture Recycled Into Retro-Chic Designs at London Design Week

PHOTOS: Unloved Furniture Recycled Into Retro-Chic Designs at London Design Week

By stripping the fabric from discarded luminaires, Donna Walker is able to expose the lamp’s original skeleton, revealing the dedicated work that once went into it. By simply swapping lamp bases, bulbs

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Sail Bed: An Elegant Piece of Handwoven Furniture Inspired by the Sydney Opera House

Sail Bed: An Elegant Piece of Handwoven Furniture Inspired by the Sydney Opera House

Inspired by the iconic Sydney Opera House, the Sail Bed is beautiful new piece of outdoor furniture perfect for lounging on your patio. Handwoven in Australia and New Zealand by teams of master weavers,

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Help Pet Lounge Studios Create a Documentary About Its Sustainable Bamboo Dog Furniture

Help Pet Lounge Studios Create a Documentary About Its Sustainable Bamboo Dog Furniture

Just because your pet can't talk doesn't mean he doesn't want his furniture to be sustainable! That's why Pet Lounge Studios creates their stylish and comfy bamboo furniture just for your fine feathered

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Sea Chair Device Recycles Ocean Plastic Debris Into Brand New Furniture

Sea Chair Device Recycles Ocean Plastic Debris Into Brand New Furniture

Islands of plastic waste can be found in our oceans around the world. The largest, the Pacific Garbage Patch, is a collection of floating plastic, debris and waste that spans twice the size of Texas. In

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Bee-Friendly Furniture Grows Herbs for London’s National Theater Restaurant

Bee-Friendly Furniture Grows Herbs for London’s National Theater Restaurant

Furniture designer Ryan Frank has created a series of sustainable timber furniture for the National Theater in London. The furniture flanks the outdoor area of theater’s sustainable restaurant, Terrace

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M DESIGN’s Builds Quirky New Designs Out of Trashed Furniture

M DESIGN’s Builds Quirky New Designs Out of Trashed Furniture

As the official "Moving Day" of Montreal, Canada, every July 1st the city streets find themselves littered with abandoned furniture. To save these pieces from dumpster doom, designer Marjolaine Poulin

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Re-worked Brews Up Furniture from Recycled Coffee Grounds

Re-worked Brews Up Furniture from Recycled Coffee Grounds

To most folks, used coffee grounds aren't particularly useful -- but a couple of British designers figured out a way to turn those old grounds into new furniture. That's right, you can now you can rest

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Designer Clinton Sheldon Repurposes Ercol Furniture Parts Into Statement Pieces

Designer Clinton Sheldon Repurposes Ercol Furniture Parts Into Statement Pieces

We have seen and loved IKEA Hackers because by personalizing, repurposing, and rearranging existing parts and products, there is no need for using new raw materials. Plus, the result is always very

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el dot’s Gorgeous Green Furniture is Made from Fast-Growing Bamboo

el dot’s Gorgeous Green Furniture is Made from Fast-Growing Bamboo

el dot is green furnishings company that combines a primitive, contemporary aesthetic with one of the most sustainable building materials known to man - bamboo. Each piece is handcrafted in Nepal before

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Vote For Eco Furniture Company Viesso in the Big Break Contest

Vote For Eco Furniture Company Viesso in the Big Break Contest

"Sleep on it. Store in it." That's the concept behind LA-based Viesso's stylin' bamboo Buden bed collection. Built from sustainable bamboo and FSC-certified birch, this multifunctional green design is a

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Mexico’s Le Porc-Shop Turns Drab Recycled Materials into Dynamic Furniture

Mexico’s Le Porc-Shop Turns Drab Recycled Materials into Dynamic Furniture

Founded in 2008 by Paula Silva-Ruvalcaba and Rodrigo Vázquez Guerrero, Le Porc-Shop has burst into the Mexican design scene with objects that have a unique and powerful identity, and link to their

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Refrigerator Door Table is an Example of “Cool” Recycled Furniture

Refrigerator Door Table is an Example of “Cool” Recycled Furniture

What happens when you give two architecture students who desperately need a drafting table a refrigerator door? A fridge door coffee table, obviously. Made by Arjun Rathi and a friend out of a vintage

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INTERVIEW: Designer Hugh Hayden and His Amazing Recycled Tennis Ball Furniture

INTERVIEW: Designer Hugh Hayden and His Amazing Recycled Tennis Ball Furniture

We love being on hand for spring design shows because they offer rare up close and personal access to the designers we mostly admire from afar the rest of the year. Last year, we were fortunate enough to

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Cory Barkman Reinvents Outdated Machinery as Gothic Furniture

Cory Barkman Reinvents Outdated Machinery as Gothic Furniture

  He notes that each object he transforms not only carries with it a history, but also a future, representing all that it can become. When designing and constructing the pieces, Barkman seeks

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