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Karim Rashid Unveils Corian Eco House at Milan Design Week

Karim Rashid Unveils Corian Eco House at Milan Design Week

Iconic designer Karim Rashid has teamed up with Dupont to design an eco-friendly living space for the future. Unveiled during Milan Design Week, his Smart-ologic residence is made from a range of new

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LED Lamp Made From 97% Soap is the Epitome of Clean Tech

LED Lamp Made From 97% Soap is the Epitome of Clean Tech

LEDs offer a lot of advantages over incandescent bulbs - they're extremely energy efficient, can last for up to 17 years, and they're cool to the touch, since very little energy is emitted as heat.

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Designer Unveils Cocoon Furniture Spun by Silkworms

Designer Unveils Cocoon Furniture Spun by Silkworms

Designer Rock Wang has unveiled an incredible line of furniture created by silk worms spinning fibers around a bamboo form. Each piece takes 5 days of spinning to create and the result is a 100% natural

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Milan 2010: Fuori Salone Goes Green During Milan Design Week

Milan 2010: Fuori Salone Goes Green During Milan Design Week

In Zona Tortona’s Superstudio Piu, the Brazil-based Campana brothers came together with the Cosentino group to showcase their Ecosentino material. An ideal substitute for natural or fake stone, this

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Materialinnovativi’s Bright Woods Tables and Chairs Captivate with an Engaging Glow

Materialinnovativi’s Bright Woods Tables and Chairs Captivate with an Engaging Glow

Unique and eye-catching, Materialinnovativi's Bright Woods' collection of illuminated chairs and coffee tables are sure to capture your attention with their engaging glow. We discovered this charming

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Milan Designersblock: Modern Design with Tradition in Mind

Milan Designersblock: Modern Design with Tradition in Mind

The first thing that catches your eye as soon as you enter the space is Assembly Room’s furniture pieces made from eco-friendly materials. The AR line includes a two and three-seater sofa that blend the

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Light Form: Gorgeous Wood Wall Panels Flip Up to Reveal Light

Light Form: Gorgeous Wood Wall Panels Flip Up to Reveal Light

Even the most basic origami figures prove that a few simple folds can result in an intricate and captivating sculptural design. Expanding upon the concept behind this Japanese art, designers Francesca

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Tokujin Yoshioka Grows a “Stellar” Chandelier From Living Crystal

Tokujin Yoshioka Grows a “Stellar” Chandelier From Living Crystal

Why construct furnishings and housewares from scratch when we can grow them from the ground up? As a preview to this year’s Milan Furniture Fair, Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has unveiled a

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The Personal Fresh Air Desk is a New Kind of Cubicle

The Personal Fresh Air Desk is a New Kind of Cubicle

For those who’ve had enough of those depressing gray upholstered cubicle walls, the Personal Fresh Air Desk just may be your salvation. Created by Julio Radesca de Carvalhom, a recent graduate of the

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Salvaged Wood Table Shines With a Slice of Color

Salvaged Wood Table Shines With a Slice of Color

San Francisco-based Anzfer Farms has taken an array of reclaimed wood and turn it into a table of wild textures with an unexpected slice of color. Their Slice Reflection Table started out as salvaged

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Bug Infested Wood Transformed into Sleek Modern Furniture

Bug Infested Wood Transformed into Sleek Modern Furniture

In recent years global warming has lent a hand in increasing the population of the Mountain Pine Beetle, which has been wreaking havoc on acres of woodland area, giving way to a surplus of diseased,

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Beautiful Box-Frame Chairs Made from Bamboo

Beautiful Box-Frame Chairs Made from Bamboo

Designer Jeff Dah-Yue Shi has taken moso bamboo and turned it into a modern chair that thoughtfully makes reference to Chinese literature and philosophy. While a neat geometric box design is depicted when

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Flora Grubb Panels Let You Design Your Own Vertical Garden

Flora Grubb Panels Let You Design Your Own Vertical Garden

A vertical garden is one of the most eye-catching ways to decorate an empty wall, but how do you move beyond crawling ivy for a more colorful and luscious canvas? After receiving hundreds of emails for

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Urban Log Furniture Gives Felled Trees a Second Life

Urban Log Furniture Gives Felled Trees a Second Life

Ilan Dei Studio just released a woodsy set of indoor furnishings called the Urban Log Collection.  Inspired by the logs they found lying near their Venice Beach studio, the new furniture line uses

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Karim Rashid Unveils Beautiful Energy Efficient “Trex” Lamps

Karim Rashid Unveils Beautiful Energy Efficient “Trex” Lamps

Superstar designer Karim Rashid just unveiled a beautiful new modular lighting system that continues his trek along the path towards greener designs. Dubbed ‘Trex’, the lamp has a soft and stunning

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Gartenkulter Makes Poetic Pots From Recycled Books

Gartenkulter Makes Poetic Pots From Recycled Books

With the recent rise in popularity of electronic readers such as the Amazon Kindle and the Apple iPad, thoughts of “book extinction” have really seeped their way into design conversations. Italy-based

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Moss Table Adds a Micro-Landscape to Your Living Room

Moss Table Adds a Micro-Landscape to Your Living Room

Image © designboom We’ve already brought you living bath mats, a carpet made of moss, and a biodegradable mushroom stool, so it was only a matter of time before we pulled out some moss coffee tables

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Bold Type Chair Made from 100% Biodegradable Cardboard

Bold Type Chair Made from 100% Biodegradable Cardboard

Font junkies haven’t had reason to get this excited since the release of Helvetica. Designers at SanSanserif Creatius have just premiered their Bold Chair, a funky new seating module constructed from

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Beautiful Snow-Inspired Lamp Made from Sugar

Beautiful Snow-Inspired Lamp Made from Sugar

Many of us can't wait until spring finally arrives at our doorsteps, but you have to admit there is something really special about the atmospheric glow of winter snow. Designer Anna Palomaa has taken

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HOM and Cisco Brothers Unveil New Line of Eco-Friendly Outdoor Furniture

HOM and Cisco Brothers Unveil New Line of Eco-Friendly Outdoor Furniture

Just in time for spring, Hom, purveyor of stylish, modern, prefab double-wides, furniture, accessories, and lighting, has teamed with eco-friendly LA-based furniture manufacturer Cisco Brothers to

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Wood Pallets Repurposed into Modular Furniture

Wood Pallets Repurposed into Modular Furniture

Swiss designer Sibylle Stoeckl has come up with a new way to repurpose old and discarded wood pallets. In a series called Le Cageot, Stoeckl takes standard crates and turns them into modular pieces which

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“Grass Mirror” Planter Wall Adds Green to Any Room

“Grass Mirror” Planter Wall Adds Green to Any Room

Check out this tip we received from reader isupereco: "H2O Architects designed an incredible looking wall planter dubbed the "Grass Mirror." The planter is 43 inches long and 4 inches deep and adds a

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Upward Bound: LA Designers Create Happy Spaces for Homeless Families

Upward Bound: LA Designers Create Happy Spaces for Homeless Families

A crowd that included actor/activist Don Cheadle gathered last week to celebrate the completion of the Upward Bound House Family Shelter in Culver City, Los Angeles, what is undeniably one of the

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Amenity Home Sustainable Home Decor for Spring On Sale

Amenity Home Sustainable Home Decor for Spring On Sale

As we begin to peel back the multiple layers of winter  (or are just starting to feel the chill, depending on what part of the world you're in), Amenity Home launches their latest collection of

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OSUSOWAKE Planting System Lets You Share Your Greenery

OSUSOWAKE Planting System Lets You Share Your Greenery

Growing and sharing greenery has never been easier or more fun! This OSUSOWAKE (which means sharing in Japanese) planter uses a new lightweight material called Puffcal to grow plants. Once the seedlings

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Fashion4Home Unveils Bamboo Furniture Line, Lets Customers Vote On It

Fashion4Home Unveils Bamboo Furniture Line, Lets Customers Vote On It

What if manufacturers could poll their consumers before making a product to see if people would want to buy it? It would cut down on surplus supply and the energy and materials needed to produce and ship

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Makedo Connector System Turns Trash into Treasures

Makedo Connector System Turns Trash into Treasures

Are you in need of some cool new décor for your barren apartment? For us more fiscally challenged individuals it seems like the easiest and cheapest thing to do is to tack up a poster of our favorite

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