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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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PRECIOUS PIECES: Eco-friendly Lanterns and Parchments

PRECIOUS PIECES: Eco-friendly Lanterns and Parchments

copyrighted photograph by Jill Fehrenbacher Even though the 2008 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) has come and gone, we are still aglow with the amazing lighting and parchment samples

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Graypants’ Gorgeous Recycled Scrap Chairs

Graypants’ Gorgeous Recycled Scrap Chairs

Seattle based Graypants channels an exuberant work ethic into elegant pieces of sustainable furniture. Their set of Scrap Chairs are composed entirely of upcycled materials ranging from from finely

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Ergonomic Eco Echo Lounge by Plug Design

Ergonomic Eco Echo Lounge by Plug Design

We spotted a lot of great designs at ICFF this year, but one of the gems that really stopped us in our tracks was this gorgeous eco Echo Lounge Chair which boasts a customizable ergonomic cushion system

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WASTE NOT lamps made from recycled plastic utensils

WASTE NOT lamps made from recycled plastic utensils

The best work on display at New York's International Contemporary Furniture Fair this year came from student designers. BVD Collective, a student project from Appalachian State University, proved this

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Recycled Leather Rugs by Manon Juliette

Recycled Leather Rugs by Manon Juliette

When we made our way through the Tuttobene show at the Milan Furniture Fair this year, we initially thought Manon Juliette's ‘Feliz’ leather rug was simply a delightfully tactile creation. However,

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HOK Unveils London Olympic Stadium’s Hemp Facade

HOK Unveils London Olympic Stadium’s Hemp Facade

Last week, we thought the idea of a prefab, flatpack, reusable stadium sounded like a great way to cut down on the cost and waste associated with what is basically a one-time-use showpiece. As of Friday,

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EKLA Home’s New Sustainable Sofas Unveiled

EKLA Home’s New Sustainable Sofas Unveiled

A confessed dumpster diver always on the look-out for abandoned treasures and grand-daughter to both a furniture designer and a scrap metal recycler, Emily Kroll was destined to launch EKLA Home. With a

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Reclaimed Wood Housewares by Domestic Aesthetic

Reclaimed Wood Housewares by Domestic Aesthetic

It takes more than renewable materials to turn the head of seasoned sustainable design fans. This is why our gaze fell so admirably on the line of housewares from Domestic Aesthetic while making our way

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Kyouei umbrella holder waters your plants

Kyouei umbrella holder waters your plants

Sick of rain-slicked slippery floors? Looking to take your rainwater recycling to the next level, while simultaneously improving your green thumb? This Umbrella Plant Pot by Kyouei Design offers a

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Sustainable Wood Light Sculptures by Nori Morimoto

Sustainable Wood Light Sculptures by Nori Morimoto

Nori Morimoto's light sculptures were on display at ICFF in a stunning booth that showcased this master craftsman's attention to delicate details. Crafted from local, sustainably harvested wood from

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CELEBRITY LAMP made from aviator sunglasses

CELEBRITY LAMP made from aviator sunglasses

Who couldn't use more shiny, sparkling, pointless things? This Celebrity Lamp may lack subtlety, but it makes up for it with countless opportunities to check yourself out. I imagine it would also do a

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MANA Recycled Jewelry hits NYC with TOUCH | NY

MANA Recycled Jewelry hits NYC with TOUCH | NY

Mana 'Clasp' necklace made of recycled hair pins and rubber We first discovered the stunning recycled jewelry of MANA back in January. Brazilian eco designer Mana Bernardes works with a collective of

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TOUCH | NY Recycled Design opens TODAY in NYC

TOUCH | NY Recycled Design opens TODAY in NYC

There is a lot of design innovation being served up during this weekend’s ICFF furniture fair, but as serious sustainable style scouts, we are perhaps most excited about the inaugural TOUCH | NY

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TOUCH | NY: Brazilian Eco Design hits NYC

TOUCH | NY: Brazilian Eco Design hits NYC

While we're looking forward to all of New York Design Week this year, there is one event in particular has piqued our interest. We've got our eye on TOUCH | NY, a three day design exhibit that will

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BKLYN Designs – Inhabitat Reports

BKLYN Designs – Inhabitat Reports

Inhabitat was on the scene all three days of BKLYN Designs this weekend and we have a lot of great finds to report back to you. The BKLYN Designs furniture exhibition, which is held in DUMBO every year

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Indelibly Green Danish Kitchen Designs Hit New York

Indelibly Green Danish Kitchen Designs Hit New York

Danish architect Knud Kapper has drawn from the tradition of handmade, mid century furniture to create the new eco-friendly Living Kitchen Architecture series which was recently unveiled in New York. The

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NOMAD MODULAR CARDBOARD SCREENS

NOMAD MODULAR CARDBOARD SCREENS

Proving once again that cardboard is truly a green super-material, the Nomad Screen system by MIO takes recycled double-wall cardboard modules and transforms them into an endlessly-customizable

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MIXKO ‘DELIGHT’ BUTTERFLY FELT LAMPS

MIXKO ‘DELIGHT’ BUTTERFLY FELT LAMPS

One of the most eye-catching designs we spotted at ICFF this year was Mixko’s 100% wool felt butterfly lamps called "Delight". Inspired by nature, these truly delightful lamps are soft, playful,

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