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Villa UH1: Hillside Geothermal House in Sweden

Villa UH1: Hillside Geothermal House in Sweden

Situated in a residential neighborhood outside of Stockholm, Villa UH1 is designed as a German bunker from WWII and is built right into the side of a naturally sloping hillside. A living roof of Sedum

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Hero’s 365 Drying Rack and Rain Collector Double as Garden Decor

Hero’s 365 Drying Rack and Rain Collector Double as Garden Decor

Called "365," Hero Design Lab's newest line of functional and attractive outdoor sustainability solutions wowed attendees at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair this year with its eye-catching

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‘Whatchawant’ Stool: A Modern Spin on the Rocking Horse

‘Whatchawant’ Stool: A Modern Spin on the Rocking Horse

Swedish designers Charlotte Ryberg and Johanna Strand created their Whatchawant stool as a fun piece of furniture that would inspire the imagination. They built this timeless piece, made of plywood, and

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Offi’s Paket Storage Cube Transforms into a Table and Chairs

Offi’s Paket Storage Cube Transforms into a Table and Chairs

For parents living in small dwellings in the big city, furniture that is aesthetically pleasing, highly functional and compactable is a must... especially when it comes to making room for kids and all

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Airplane Activity Center by GREENPLAY

Airplane Activity Center by GREENPLAY

GREENPLAY's Airplane Activity Center landed at this year's International Contemporary Furniture Fair; and we think these designers are soaring to new heights with their kid and eco-friendly, uplifting

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Transformable LED Trask Lights from MIO

Transformable LED Trask Lights from MIO

Philadelphia-based design team MIO has upped the ante for end-user creativity yet again with the introduction of their first LED light fixture. Called Trask because it can switch from being “track” or

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Plastic Spoon Chandelier by Daisuke Hiraiwa

Plastic Spoon Chandelier by Daisuke Hiraiwa

We're perpetually amazed by the way that Japanese designer Daisuke Hiraiwa transforms everyday objects into striking examples of found design, and we were particularly impressed with his incredible line

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Volume by Test Collective: Eco Storage for Your Vinyl Records

Volume by Test Collective: Eco Storage for Your Vinyl Records

When we first spotted this lovely piece by Test Collective at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, we were quite taken with the streamlined form and minimalistic look. The unit is aptly named

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Iannone’s Sustainably Crafted Cork Media Console

Iannone’s Sustainably Crafted Cork Media Console

Gone are the days of using cork only for corkboards and wine preservation. With the emergence of cork as a furniture-building material, designers are able to create eco-friendly pieces with a unique look.

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Greenworks Self-Watering Living Wall System

Greenworks Self-Watering Living Wall System

Green walls are not only spectacularly beautiful, but they also help enliven a space, humidify the air, and process toxins. We loved this simple and modular living wall by Greenworks, a design duo from

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Sweater ‘Sleeve’ Lamp by Sara Ebert

Sweater ‘Sleeve’ Lamp by Sara Ebert

Would you believe that this eye-catching lamp was made for under one dollar? 'Sleeve' by Sara Ebert is a lampshade made from a Salvation Army sweater and a discarded apple juice bottle. Showcased as

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Pratt Students Design For One Dollar

Pratt Students Design For One Dollar

Far and away our favorite exhibit at this year's International Contemporary Furniture Fair was Design For A Dollar. With one dollar to work with, students from the Pratt Institute of Design in NYC were

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Crayon Rings by Timothy Liles

Crayon Rings by Timothy Liles

We applaud dual-purpose design here at Inhabitat, and these clever crayon rings are yet another fabulous example. Designed by Timothy Liles, we stumbled upon these fun and fashionable rings at the giant

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Stunning Stamen Chandeliers Made From Toothpicks

Stunning Stamen Chandeliers Made From Toothpicks

Designed by Daisuke Hiraiwa, these elegant echidna-esque Stamen chandeliers elevate an everyday material into brilliant expressions of found design. Each one is created by gluing hundreds of toothpicks

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Graypants Twice Recycled Scrap Cardboard Lights

Graypants Twice Recycled Scrap Cardboard Lights

Made from stacked rings of corrugated cardboard, Graypants' pendant Scrap Lights (which we've long admired) are a prime example of the transformative power of good design. The ceiling lamps' elegant

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InDisposed: Talking Trash (about design)

InDisposed: Talking Trash (about design)

If you're in NYC for Design Week, we deeply urge you to stop by InDisposed, the cooler, less corporate little brother of the giant International Contemporary Furniture Fair. An offsite design exhibition

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Woven Palm Leaf Vava Lamp from IKEA

Woven Palm Leaf Vava Lamp from IKEA

Ikea showcased its brand new PS Collection at this weekend's International Contemporary Furniture Fair, and one of our favorite designs on display was this beautiful pendant lamp made from carefully

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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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BKLYN Designs Sneak Peek: Uhuru Designs

BKLYN Designs Sneak Peek: Uhuru Designs

Lots of up-and-coming and established designers will present new collections at BKLYN Designs this weekend, and we don’t want to miss a single, solitary piece of work—which is why we love getting an

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MIO Debuts Line of Eco Products for Target!

MIO Debuts Line of Eco Products for Target!

We loved MIO's Flat Pack Origami table at first sight and couldn't wait to see what would come next from this Philly fave.  Luckily for us, Brothers Isaac and Jaime Salm do not disappoint.  Just in

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Project H builds their first Learning Landscape in Uganda

Project H builds their first Learning Landscape in Uganda

Design nonprofit Project H has completed the construction of their first Learning Landscape, a playground that teaches elementary math concepts using ten interactive games. Built from reclaimed tires in a

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7 Bad Habits of Eco-Design Driven Consumers

7 Bad Habits of Eco-Design Driven Consumers

Inhabitat is proud to present our readers with the world's most exciting developments in future-forward design. Still, the stunning array of beautiful green furnishings and stylish products available

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Knoend’s Bean Rockers Rock the House

Knoend’s Bean Rockers Rock the House

Knoend, one of our favorite sustainable designers, is at it again, following the success of their Lite2Go Lamps with the launch of their body-conscious Bean Rockers. I can tell you from firsthand

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Newspaper Furniture by David Stovell

Newspaper Furniture by David Stovell

Inspired to extend the ephemeral life of newspapers, David Stovell's Sunday Paper products consist of tightly rolled newspapers strapped together into stools. We love how the pieces make smart use of

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HULGER PLUMEN BULBS: Innovative Compact Fluorescents

HULGER PLUMEN BULBS: Innovative Compact Fluorescents

Hulger's beautiful Plumen bulbs explore the possibilities of the energy-efficient CFL, reworking its staid form into fluid light sculptures that dare to be covered up or hidden from view. Named for the

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Paula Vidal’s Industrial Felt Couture

Paula Vidal’s Industrial Felt Couture

Transforming factory floor leftovers into cutting-edge sustainable fashions, Paula Vidal pieces together unwanted textile bits for her debut line, AbsolutoFieltro. A recent textile design graduate from

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ECOLLECTION DAY 1: Sustainable Style Hits the Mainstream

ECOLLECTION DAY 1: Sustainable Style Hits the Mainstream

MAGIC's sustainable lifestyle show ECOLLECTION debuted this week to an international crowd of fashion industry buyers. The expansive showcase featured a juried and progressive collection of eco-minded

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Growth Series Ceramics by Stanley Ruiz

Growth Series Ceramics by Stanley Ruiz

This past week showcased the A+: The Young Designer's Platform at Accent on Design/The New York International Gift Fair, and 'new organics' designer Stanley Ruiz was featured as one of the bright young

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Enviro-Couture Exhibit: Haute Trash Wearable Sculpture

Enviro-Couture Exhibit: Haute Trash Wearable Sculpture

We are always on the lookout for newsy eco tidbits for our readers – the trashier the better in a lot of cases. But when we recently received this fun tip about couture created from waste bin refuse

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HOM LIFESTYLE: The Whole Green Prefab Package

HOM LIFESTYLE: The Whole Green Prefab Package

Often overshadowed in the prefab debate by their sexier cousin, the modular home, manufactured homes are not usually synonymous with sustainability or style. Until now, that is. Introducing HOM

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