Gallery: 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 that we spied at the Precious Pieces booth. The centuries old process of creating handmade washi papers is a testament to the fact that sustainable and biodegradable materials are often rooted in honored traditions and indigenous practices. We loved the voluminous, geometric lanterns that Precious Papers had on display, and we were even more intrigued by the possibilities for using their eco-parchment in both architectural and interior design projects.

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  1. Green Light Candles July 29, 2008 at 3:20 pm

    Wow! These lights totally rock!

    I am in love with the soft light and natural look that they give.

    Very cool – Can’t wait to get my own.

  2. MagPie888 July 10, 2008 at 2:24 pm

    Pretty! I like the modern lighting at Officedesigns.com, They have a really mod selection of nice lamps that emit low energy and look lovely anywhere you decide to put them. They have a sale today too, speaking of which, if you put in “save75″ in the promo code area, you get 75 dollars off. Nice, eh?

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