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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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Loop: Multifunctional Piece of Furniture Transforms Into a Chair, Chaise, Bookshelf or Table

Loop: Multifunctional Piece of Furniture Transforms Into a Chair, Chaise, Bookshelf or Table

We're big fans of multifunctional furniture pieces like this double duty chair and this transforming desk, and now we can add Loop, a clever shape-shifting  furniture Swiss Army knife, to the

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Henrique Oliveira’s Powerful Recycled Wood “Tridimensional” Sculptures Burst Through Gallery Walls

Henrique Oliveira’s Powerful Recycled Wood “Tridimensional” Sculptures Burst Through Gallery Walls

Initially a painter, Oliveira was inspired by an old wooden fence he saw through his window across the street from his studio in Sao Paulo. The wood was so weathered that it split into layers, which

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Awesome Stackable Oturakast Stools Transform Into a Cabinet in a Snap

Awesome Stackable Oturakast Stools Transform Into a Cabinet in a Snap

Providing ample seating while entertaining guests can be a challenge - especially if you live in a small space and don't have room for lots of chairs. To solve this problem, Dutch designer Rianne Koens

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Blocket Mini: 36 Reclaimed Windows Transformed Into a Rustic Guest House in Sweden

Blocket Mini: 36 Reclaimed Windows Transformed Into a Rustic Guest House in Sweden

Developed as Matz’ senior diploma project at architecture school, the Blocket Mini house sits on the edge of a lush property behind a main house. Set beneath the thick canopy of a tree, the structure

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Made in China: Émilie Voirin Reinterprets Iconic Chairs in Biodegradable Bamboo and Rattan

Made in China: Émilie Voirin Reinterprets Iconic Chairs in Biodegradable Bamboo and Rattan

London-based product designer Émilie Voirin has courageously re-interpreted a crop of iconic modern chairs into fantastic biodegradable seats. Using woven rattan and bamboo, the designer created

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25Hours HafenCity Hotel Recycles Maritime Paraphernalia & Shipping Containers Into Eclectic Decor

25Hours HafenCity Hotel Recycles Maritime Paraphernalia & Shipping Containers Into Eclectic Decor

To get the right look inside, the design team actually interviewed a number of sailors to learn more about their experiences and their work. The decor then takes direct inspiration from their interviews,

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PHOTOS: Incredible Edible Sushi High Line Replica is Made of Mashed Potatoes!

PHOTOS: Incredible Edible Sushi High Line Replica is Made of Mashed Potatoes!

Want to see just how we made this magnificent miniature creation? Head over to our NYC site for the delicious deets! SEE HOW TO MAKE IT YOURSELF > STEP 1: This is probably the most important step

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DERELICT: Recycled Modern Furnishings Give Reclaimed Wood New Life

DERELICT: Recycled Modern Furnishings Give Reclaimed Wood New Life

Designers Tõnis Kalve and Ahti Grünberg find a fresh new life for reclaimed wood in their series of “Derelict” tables and chairs. The project explores the process of establishing an

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Designers Breathe New Life Into Old Chairs at ‘Chairs for Charity’

Designers Breathe New Life Into Old Chairs at ‘Chairs for Charity’

Before you throw away that wobbly old stool, or that faded easy chair with Aunt Maggie's favorite pattern on it, consider giving it a second chance at life with a good sanding, some new screws, and

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London’s Deptford Cafe Transforms an Old Train Carriage Into an Eco Eatery

London’s Deptford Cafe Transforms an Old Train Carriage Into an Eco Eatery

Weighting 35 tons, the South East Trains' carriage made its way from Essex to Deptford on Valentine’s Day 2008 and was beautifully restored into what is today the Deptford Cafe. Serving delicious home

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Amazing Pupa Pavilion Made From Recycled Shipping Pallets and Cardboard

Amazing Pupa Pavilion Made From Recycled Shipping Pallets and Cardboard

The cardboard came in damp bales so it had to be pulped and re-fabricated locally. Nearly four thousand triangular components were assembled by folding strips to make triangular frames and inserting with

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Frieze Art Fair Pavilions Wrap Regent’s Park in Timber and Plastic

Frieze Art Fair Pavilions Wrap Regent’s Park in Timber and Plastic

Each year, the Frieze Art Fair brings top galleries and artists from around the world to London. This year, architects Carmody Groarke were asked to create temporary pavilions for the fair in Regent’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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Tinplate Girl Turns Old Tin Cans into Airships, Ray Guns, and Deck Chairs

Tinplate Girl Turns Old Tin Cans into Airships, Ray Guns, and Deck Chairs

The creative team has made a wide array of artistic projects ranging from miniature steam boats to pinwheels. Marc (aka 'Tinplate Dad') began working in tinplate 15 years ago, while his daughter (Tinplate

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Green-roofed Public Restroom Facility in Argentina Offers Amazing River Views

Green-roofed Public Restroom Facility in Argentina Offers Amazing River Views

Seeking to provide a sustainable public building without interfering with the park´s everyday activities, the architects had to consider many things at once. The site is located within a public park

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Mr. Simon’s Clever Cóm-oda Writing Desk Transforms Into a Set of Six Chairs

Mr. Simon’s Clever Cóm-oda Writing Desk Transforms Into a Set of Six Chairs

´Cóm-oda´ is a clever piece of multi-tasking furniture that transforms from an old-fashioned writing desk into a set of six director's chairs in an instant. Designed by Spanish studio Mr. Simon, the

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Brett Coelho Recycles Old Street Signs Into Colorful Pendant Lamps

Brett Coelho Recycles Old Street Signs Into Colorful Pendant Lamps

Artist Brett Coelho has transformed common street signs into a series of clever “Speed” pendant lamps. Bold, bright and colorful, his dazzling recycled light fixtures are classic pieces with

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Garden Rug Lets You Grow a Grassy Field in the Heart of Your Home

Garden Rug Lets You Grow a Grassy Field in the Heart of Your Home

City dwellers often lack outdoor areas, which makes it challenging to find space to garden or a plot of grass to stretch out on. To solve this issue, London-based designer Pia Wustenberg has created a

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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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Films on Fridges: Outdoor Cinema Made Entirely from Recycled Refrigerators Pops Up in London!

Films on Fridges: Outdoor Cinema Made Entirely from Recycled Refrigerators Pops Up in London!

Thanks to a $7,000 cash injection from Kickstarter and a joint effort between Sims Recycling Solutions, Picture House Hackney, and the event´s organizers, Films on Fridges is now a reality. The sold-out

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Fabric8 Creates San Francisco Parklet From Materials Found in the Dump

Fabric8 Creates San Francisco Parklet From Materials Found in the Dump

The parklet's dominant feature is a sloping, thatched hillside made of a motley mix of different types of salvaged wood. From the hill, a slender house rises with a pitched roof and a bunch of small holes

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Team Belgium’s E-Cube 2011 Solar Decathlon House is a DIY Modular Kit-Home

Team Belgium’s E-Cube 2011 Solar Decathlon House is a DIY Modular Kit-Home

Through their various decisions, the 40-member team from Ghent University constantly stressed affordability and efficiency. The house begins with a starter unit that, and according to the buyer’s time

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Pop-Up ReBoard Seating Turns Any Setting Into a Cozy Lounge Space

Pop-Up ReBoard Seating Turns Any Setting Into a Cozy Lounge Space

Ruben der Kinderen’s eco-friendly benches and chairs can create the ultimate pop-up lounge practically anywhere you can carry them. A recent graduate of Design Academy Eindhoven, Kinderen focused his

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Philippe Nigro’s ‘Build Up’ Child’s Chair and Table is Made out of Cardboard

Philippe Nigro’s ‘Build Up’ Child’s Chair and Table is Made out of Cardboard

‘Build Up’ child’s chair and table designed by Philippe Nigro would be the perfect addition to any eco-kids room.  Made from cardboard, the pieces are shipped flat with easy to put together folding

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Atelier Mecanic Bar Invites Visitors to Have a Beer With Hint of Bucharest’s Industrial Past

Atelier Mecanic Bar Invites Visitors to Have a Beer With Hint of Bucharest’s Industrial Past

Visitors are welcomed to the bar by with the sign that has “Mecanic” spelled out in vintage wrenches, vices and other tools - in addition to a vintage sign reading TELEFON. Inside, Cristian took

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SCI-Arc & Caltech’s Solar Decathlon CHIP House is a Crazy Inside-Out Prefab

SCI-Arc & Caltech’s Solar Decathlon CHIP House is a Crazy Inside-Out Prefab

Currently ranking in at number 8, the net zero prefab heralds a new generation of high-tech solar powered housing. The CHIP (which stands for “Compact Hyper-Insulated Prototype”) impressed us with its

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Wood and Woad’s Great and Green British Designs at the London Design Festival

Wood and Woad’s Great and Green British Designs at the London Design Festival

Mammalampa's Pendant Lamp is a cloud-like piece that emits a warm diffused light. Made from untreated paper, the light fixture is a beautiful piece that could easily take center-stage in a big

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The Fit@Work Chair Gets Even the Laziest Desk Body Burning Calories

The Fit@Work Chair Gets Even the Laziest Desk Body Burning Calories

While we are strong advocates of the stand-work method over here at Inhabitat, we do realize that it isn't a practical solution for all workplace environments. But if you're a desk jockey hoping to get a

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