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ORGANIC LED LAMP BY MAKOTO TOJIKI

ORGANIC LED LAMP BY MAKOTO TOJIKI

When it comes to innovative lighting, there’s cool, and then there’s just plain brilliant (pun intended). Makoto Tojiki’s “Archimedes Dream” seems to fall into the latter

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HauteGREEN BEST IN SHOW: Inhabitat Awards

HauteGREEN BEST IN SHOW: Inhabitat Awards

Given the overwhelming success of the HauteGREEN show this year, and the increasingly large numbers of designers participating, we felt it was time to apply our 'editors-choice-awards' model to HauteGREEN

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MINI DIY DESIGNER BATTERY LAMPS – Designer Emulator Kit

MINI DIY DESIGNER BATTERY LAMPS – Designer Emulator Kit

One of our favorite finds from this year's ICFF is Mark McKenna's collection of pocket-size do-It-yourself designer battery lights. We've seen 9-volt batteries acting as light sources before, as in

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INHABITAT REPORTS FROM ICFF

INHABITAT REPORTS FROM ICFF

Every May in New York City, the flowers bloom, the cold winter weather becomes a distant memory, and thousands of thousands of avid design fans flock to the Javits Center for the tens of thousands of

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CORONA SOLAR LIGHT

CORONA SOLAR LIGHT

One of our favorite discoveries at this year's ICFF (and winner of the ICFF Editor's Choice Award for Best New Designer), was Emi Fujita and Shane Kohatsu's brand new Corona Solar Light, an outdoor

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RECLAIMING DESIGN PANEL: Today!

RECLAIMING DESIGN PANEL: Today!

If you're in New York City this weekend for the ICFF, we'd like to remind you about our Reclaiming Design event at HauteGreen this afternoon. You can't miss the HauteGREEN show, so why not combine a

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CORE 77′s GUIDE TO New York Design Week

CORE 77′s GUIDE TO New York Design Week

New York Design week is rapidly approaching and we can't wait. Between the ICFF, HauteGREEN, and a million gazillion design parites, we're going to have our hands full trying to manage it all. Thank

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MOLO SOFTSEATING: Expandable Honeycomb Chair

MOLO SOFTSEATING: Expandable Honeycomb Chair

Molo Designs' flexible honeycomb paper furniture has been a long time favorite of Inhabitat, starting back when we first discovered them in 2005 at ICFF, all the way to the Inhabitat Editors Choice Award

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METROPOLIS NEXT GENERATION: Lunar Resonant Lights

METROPOLIS NEXT GENERATION: Lunar Resonant Lights

We've seen tons of lighting projects that harness the sun's energy, but none that respond to the other, oft-overlooked light source that graces our sky the other 12 hours of the day (or night, as the case

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SNEAK PEEK: HauteGREEN 2007

SNEAK PEEK: HauteGREEN 2007

In case you missed it last year, the sustainable design show HauteGREEN debuted last May in Brooklyn, highlighting the beauty of ecological design - and it was a smashing success. This year, we are happy

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BIG CRUSH PLASTIC BOTTLE LAMPS by Studiomold

BIG CRUSH PLASTIC BOTTLE LAMPS by Studiomold

[Re] design, the non-profit organization established by designers specializing in sustainable design, hit Bluebird restaurant in London recently with a showcase of quirky, smart designs snagged from their

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HAUTE GREEN 2007: Now accepting submissions

HAUTE GREEN 2007: Now accepting submissions

It’s officially April now, so that means New York Design Week is right around the corner. The green design satellite show HauteGREEN debuted last year in Williamsburg, and wowed us with their fabulously

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EXPANDABLE FOLDING CHAIR – in video

EXPANDABLE FOLDING CHAIR – in video

This isn't a new idea by any means: we've showed you expandable honeycomb folding chairs before from Molo and Charles Kaisin Design. However, the joy of watching this video makes us realize that it takes

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DWELL ON DESIGN: Day 2

DWELL ON DESIGN: Day 2

(Photo-printed furniture by OHIO Design) It was another fabulous day at Dwell in Design in San Francisco. The first half of the day focused on sustainability in building and design. The panel was very

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NEW GROWTH CHANDELIERS

NEW GROWTH CHANDELIERS

Somehow we missed this at ICFF, and we aren't really sure how we could have overlooked such a fabulous lighting design. Not only do these lovely chandeliers mimic the organic growth patterns of tree

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FLOAT GLASSWARE BY MOLO DESIGN

FLOAT GLASSWARE BY MOLO DESIGN

Inhabitat loves the work of Molo designers Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen. Readers will remember us (and the rest of the design community) gushing over their Softwall after this year’s ICFF,

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FLATPAK HONEYCOMB LAMP

FLATPAK HONEYCOMB LAMP

Designer Kouichi Okamoto proves that good things come in small packages with his new Honeycomb Lamp. Reminiscent of paper party decorations, the Honeycomb Lamp unfolds from 2cm of paper into a

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NONdesigns TOPO TABLE

NONdesigns TOPO TABLE

Being a cartography buff, I was immediately taken by the topographical landscape of this NONdesigns table. The TOPO table consists of a corian surface (standard in kitchen countertops) interrupted by

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IANNONE:SANDERSON FURNITURE

IANNONE:SANDERSON FURNITURE

Almost a year ago today, we raved about kirei, an eco-friendly material which we discovered in Iannone:Sanderson's gorgeous kirei Mod Coffee Table. This past weekend at ICFF, we were treated to several

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ICFF 2006 – The Inhabitat Editors’ Choice Awards

ICFF 2006 – The Inhabitat Editors’ Choice Awards

Now that New York Design week is officially over, we are finally getting a chance to breathe and start writing non-ICFF posts again. For those of you who are tired of hearing about furniture - this is

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FLOW: Antidotes for Overconsumption at ICFF

FLOW: Antidotes for Overconsumption at ICFF

Danish designer, Mads Hagstrom, director of The FLOWInstitute at Dansk Design Centre, brought a show-stopping installation to ICFF. FlowMarket sits in the middle of the exhibit floor, enclosed in a sheer

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ICFF Day 2

ICFF Day 2

Go see the FLOW

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CAI STOCKING LAMP

CAI STOCKING LAMP

In the last few years, knitting and crocheting have made a real come-back. These are no longer old lady sports, and all kinds of type-A execs and supercool hipsters have knitting circles to prove it. When

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ICFF – Day 1

ICFF – Day 1

We are already feeling overwhelmed by the excessive amounts of good stuff on display everywhere this week, but we are not going to give up until we've looted and plundered all the best of Design Week for

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ANDREA CLAIRE LAMPS

ANDREA CLAIRE LAMPS

Did you ever have one of those lamps as a kid with a cut-out shade that cast silhouettes on the wall? Something about the combination of light and imagery could magically transport you to a more ethereal

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THE GREEN6 at ICFF

THE GREEN6 at ICFF

Design week is almost upon us in New York, and the biggest show of the season is of course, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair at the Javits Center. This year, ICFF is getting greened up by

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HauteGREEN

HauteGREEN

(above: new PoppyCotton pillow, Rhubarb Decor shelf and Scrapile side table) All of you savvy Inhabitat readers know that sustainable = sexy when it comes to design. However, we realize that there is

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METROPOLIS NEXT GENERATION WINNER: HYDRO WALL

METROPOLIS NEXT GENERATION WINNER: HYDRO WALL

We've been anxiously awaiting the results of Metropolis Magazine's Next Generation 2006 Competition, and we are excited to say that this year's winning project raises the bar for ecological sustainability

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MOBILE LIVING CONFERENCE

MOBILE LIVING CONFERENCE

Today's guest post was written by Carissa Bluestone, a freelance editor and hamster-lover who lives in Seattle. May's a big month for design conferences in New York. If you're lucky enough to be

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HAUTE GREEN: Now accepting submissions

HAUTE GREEN: Now accepting submissions

For design-loving New Yorkers, New York Design Week is like Christmas in May - lots of fun parties, lots of inspiring and amazing new products on display everywhere. This year promises to be even better

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