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MILAN 2008: Artek Stool 60 Turns 75

MILAN 2008: Artek Stool 60 Turns 75

Finnish modernist furniture company Artek has long been known for their timeless, innovative and eco-minded designs. At Milan 2008, Artek is celebrating their sustainable ideology and the 75th anniversary

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MILAN 2008: Helica Ceramics by Anouk Omlo Blossoms

MILAN 2008: Helica Ceramics by Anouk Omlo Blossoms

The arrival of Salone Internazionale del Mobile marks not only the official start of spring in the design world, but also an inspiring cross-pollination of fresh ideas related to innovative furniture,

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MILAN SHOW STARTS TODAY – Inhabitat is in Milan!

MILAN SHOW STARTS TODAY – Inhabitat is in Milan!

Salone Internazionale del Mobile kicks off today and Inhabitat is on the scene in Milan, Italy! We've got three Inhabitants at this year's International Furniture Fair to scope out the greenest designs at

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INHABITAT IS HEADED TO MILAN!

INHABITAT IS HEADED TO MILAN!

The world's most prestigious furniture fair, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, in Milan, Italy, starts in two days! And we've got three Inhabitat correspondents on their way to Milan to scope out the

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MILAN PREVIEW: Light Emitting Wallpaper by Jonas Samon

MILAN PREVIEW: Light Emitting Wallpaper by Jonas Samon

With alternative lighting solutions becoming a typical consideration in sustainable interior design, Jonas Samson’s illuminated wallpaper is set to take the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and its

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MILAN SALONE PREVIEW: Ryan Frank Zig Bamboo Shelf

MILAN SALONE PREVIEW: Ryan Frank Zig Bamboo Shelf

What better way to kick off our Milan Furniture Fair countdown than with our favorite 'free-range' furniture designer Ryan Frank. Frank's modular bamboo creation, dubbed 'Zig', is just one of many designs

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C.L.A.S.S. and SLOWHITE bring sustainable style to Milan

C.L.A.S.S. and SLOWHITE bring sustainable style to Milan

C.L.A.S.S., which stands for creativity, lifestyle and sustainable synergey, is a new platform for the textile industry. A C.L.A.S.S. show is being held this weekend at WHITE, the cool new fashion trade

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KANSAS STATE U TOP PICKS FROM MILAN

KANSAS STATE U TOP PICKS FROM MILAN

During the week of Milan's Salone Internazionale del Mobile, we put a call out for eco-loving, freelance correspondents to help us out with our coverage. Our plea was met with much enthusiasm from, among

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MILAN FURNITURE FAIR: DAY 2

MILAN FURNITURE FAIR: DAY 2

After being alerted to all the Inhabitat-worthy designs that had yet to be uncovered in the Tortona district of Milan during the week of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, we made our way towards the

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MILAN 2007: BREEZE SIDE TABLE by SWEDESE

MILAN 2007: BREEZE SIDE TABLE by SWEDESE

The veteran furniture manufacturer Swedese is notoriously associated with classic Swedish style in their Scandinavian homeland. Since its founding in 1945, Swedese has run in the same circles as fellow

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MILAN 2007: Ingo Maurer Toothpaste TU-BES Lighting

MILAN 2007: Ingo Maurer Toothpaste TU-BES Lighting

At Salone Internazional del Mobile's Euroluce in Milan, designers fearsomely competed for attention by decking out their booths with high-tech light displays. But the one that caught our eye and held our

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MILAN FURNITURE FAIR 2007 – Day 1

MILAN FURNITURE FAIR 2007 – Day 1

From April 18 to 23, Milan IS the Salone Internazionale del Mobile as designers, tourists, and journalists flock to the trade fair for the most anticipated design event of the year. On Day One, Inhabitat

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INHABITAT IS HEADED TO MILAN

INHABITAT IS HEADED TO MILAN

Who's going to Milan this year? Inhabitat's European correspondent Adele Chong is headed to down to Milan's annual Salone Internazionale del Mobile tomorrow and would love to hear from any and all

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Toyssimi brings together children and designers to create dream toys for charity

Toyssimi brings together children and designers to create dream toys for charity

TOYSSIMI 100 Children + 100 Designers = 100 Extraordinary Toys and even more 24 July – 11 September 2015 TDMEducation - La Balena At the TDMEducation - La Balena area, Triennale Design Museum

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NEXT Architects reveals undulating Shouxi Stone-inspired Fuzhou apartment complex

NEXT Architects reveals undulating Shouxi Stone-inspired Fuzhou apartment complex

Architecture firm NEXT completed an apartment complex inspired by the famous local 'seal-stone' or 'shouxi-stone' of Fuzhou, the capital of the Fujian Province. The meandering balconies flow around the

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How thousands of rough wooden logs protect this pavilion from solar radiation

How thousands of rough wooden logs protect this pavilion from solar radiation

The big surprise of this year World Expo is the striking entry of Uruguay. Participating for the first time in a Universal Exposition with its own national pavilion designed by Javier Díaz Charquero, an

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Top 7 highlights of the Italian Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale 2015

Top 7 highlights of the Italian Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale 2015

Going to visit the 56th Art Biennale in Venice? Don’t forget to drop at the Italian Pavilion curated by Vincenzo Trione. Promise! You’ll find really intriguing works of contemporary Italian art. At

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This building made from hundreds of apple crates has a surprise inside

This building made from hundreds of apple crates has a surprise inside

Have you ever seen a building built of thousands of recycled apple crates? That’s the case of the Polish Pavilion at Expo 2015 developed by the Warsaw office 2pm studio. Its exceptional façade is a

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The Spiky shower curtain will kick you out of the shower after 4 minutes

The Spiky shower curtain will kick you out of the shower after 4 minutes

So you think it's okay to continue with your 15-minute shower because you've got your super-efficient, on-demand water heater and extra-conservative shower head? Perhaps you've even gone as far as

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An old coal mine was turned into a vast universe made out of plants and stones

An old coal mine was turned into a vast universe made out of plants and stones

What better use for an old coal mine than a whole new universe? This is just what the Duke of Buccleuch and architect Charles Jencks did with an open cast coal mine located within Scotland’s Lowther

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Bureau A creates transparent birdhouses meant to remind us of the omnipresence of nature

Bureau A creates transparent birdhouses meant to remind us of the omnipresence of nature

The "Migrant Garden" project consisting of 40 bird nests, designed by 40 different architects, meant to remind us of the omnipresence of natural environment which precedes architecture and continues to

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Unbelievable miniature Japanese village will astound you with its attention to detail

Unbelievable miniature Japanese village will astound you with its attention to detail

The 70-second video above is completely enchanting and serene. Gentle instrumental music accompanies the visuals and the video begins with scenes of everyday life in a quiet village in rural Japan:

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Alpine cable car station finds new life as a cantilevering restaurant in the Swiss mountains

Alpine cable car station finds new life as a cantilevering restaurant in the Swiss mountains

Architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron transformed a cable-car station on of Switzerland's Chäserrugg mountain into a wooden restaurant. The building reflects the heritage of Alpine architecture and

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Urban beekeeping is safer thanks to Francesco Faccin’s sweet Honey Factory

Urban beekeeping is safer thanks to Francesco Faccin’s sweet Honey Factory

In an effort to preserve the ancient art of beekeeping, and safely bring it to a new, young audience, industrial designer Francesco Faccin has created the Honey Factory. The metal and wood parallelogram

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14 Unique and Spectacular Staircases Around the World

14 Unique and Spectacular Staircases Around the World

This post was written by Anne of AH Interiors, an interior designer with other 20 years of experience, based in Henley-on-Thames, England.  Slide Staircase by Rodney Miller Not only does this

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This mind-reading device can turn your thoughts into text

This mind-reading device can turn your thoughts into text

Brain-computer interfaces are nothing new—several companies have developed technology that allows one to conduct a number of pre-determined activities, such as moving a cursor, by monitoring brain

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Revolutionary Green Wheel hydroponic garden grows food faster with NASA technology

Revolutionary Green Wheel hydroponic garden grows food faster with NASA technology

The Green Wheel by DesignLibero is a NASA-inspired rotary hydroponic garden. NASA has come up with many ideas over the years, but due to budget and time constraints a lot have been discarded. Among them

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TOFU CHAIR – Leonardo Talarico’s Durable Chair Tests The Structural Limits of Tofu

TOFU CHAIR – Leonardo Talarico’s Durable Chair Tests The Structural Limits of Tofu

Vegetarians of the world rejoice — the world's first TOFU chair is here! Designed by Leonardo Talarico, the Tofu Chair lives up to its name and is made entirely from tasty soy bean curd. Using

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The Freedom Room is a Low-Cost Micro Apartment Designed by Prison Inmates

The Freedom Room is a Low-Cost Micro Apartment Designed by Prison Inmates

There is a large carpentry shop in the High Security Prison in Spoleto, Italy where inmates build furniture for other correctional facilities. Cibic Workshop and Comodo (Comunicare Moltiplica Doveri)

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Futuristic Urban Algae Folly grows food, fuel and shade

Futuristic Urban Algae Folly grows food, fuel and shade

The future of food is green. Really green. We first saw a prototype of the Urban Algae Folly in 2014 at the Fuori Salone, but London-based ecoLogicStudio has taken their innovative urban concept to new

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