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Flat Pack ZETA Lamp Unfolds From Interlocking Plywood Pieces

Flat Pack ZETA Lamp Unfolds From Interlocking Plywood Pieces

Florence-based ZPSTUDIO designed this brilliant flat pack table lamp, which is made from interlocking poplar plywood pieces. Dubbed ZETA, (because of its Z shape), the luminaire is made from a single

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Mexico’s Le Porc-Shop Turns Drab Recycled Materials into Dynamic Furniture

Mexico’s Le Porc-Shop Turns Drab Recycled Materials into Dynamic Furniture

Founded in 2008 by Paula Silva-Ruvalcaba and Rodrigo Vázquez Guerrero, Le Porc-Shop has burst into the Mexican design scene with objects that have a unique and powerful identity, and link to their

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Supercyclers Upcycles Plastic Waste Into Fun and Colorful Decor

Supercyclers Upcycles Plastic Waste Into Fun and Colorful Decor

Have you collected so many plastic bags that you don't know what to do with them?  New Sydney based design brand Supercylers recently launched their Plastic Fantastic range at  The Other Hemisphere

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Lex Pott Turns Fragments of Trees Into Playful Wooden Furniture

Lex Pott Turns Fragments of Trees Into Playful Wooden Furniture

Lex Pott, founded by a Design Academy of Eindhoven graduate, creates inspiring furniture out of processed, and not so processed, trees. His 'Fragments of Nature' collection consist of wooden tables and

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Plant Growing Dino Lamp by Deger Cengiz Provides a LED Lit Home for Foliage

Plant Growing Dino Lamp by Deger Cengiz Provides a LED Lit Home for Foliage

Dino’s flexible neck can be angled and bent in any direction to meet your lighting needs. A bright LED bulb ensures long lasting bright white and energy efficient illumination, and the lamps are

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Best of Green Furniture Design at ICFF 2011!

Best of Green Furniture Design at ICFF 2011!

These incredible LED lamps by Aqua Creations are each made from a single, hand-folded sheet of paper. Japanese company Aki showcased their awesome 3D cardboard sculptures - including this adorable

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LAST CHANCE to Enter The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

LAST CHANCE to Enter The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

TODAY is the last day to enter the Bright Ideas Competition! Registration for the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition closes at MIDNIGHT TONIGHT Sunday, May 22nd - which makes this your last chance

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The Best Green Designs from Model Citizens 2011

The Best Green Designs from Model Citizens 2011

Esin Arsan showcased a clever set of coffee mugs that serve up a reminder about the world's vanishing endangered species with every cup of joe. Each animal's imprint is rendered in an unglazed section

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Turn Your Magazines into a Seat With Organelle Design’s DIY Dowel Chair

Turn Your Magazines into a Seat With Organelle Design’s DIY Dowel Chair

Instead of stacking your old magazines under your coffee table where they will just collect dust, why not turn them into an extra seat for your home? During New York Design Week at the Model Citizens

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Organelle Design’s Repurposed Hanger ‘Hangelier’ Lamps Shine at Model Citizens NY Design Week Show

Organelle Design’s Repurposed Hanger ‘Hangelier’ Lamps Shine at Model Citizens NY Design Week Show

We fell in love the creative recycled designs of Organelle Design's repurposed hanger chandeliers years ago, so we were thrilled to see one of their beautiful Hangelier lights on display at the Model

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Hair Chair: A Furry Alphabet Letter Chair Made from Corrugated Cardboard

Hair Chair: A Furry Alphabet Letter Chair Made from Corrugated Cardboard

At first glance the aesthetic value of this furry alphabet seat is somewhat questionable. But when you put this fuzzy little stool in the context of Arquitécnica Gallery's upcoming show, "My cHair needs

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WIN $1000 in The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition

WIN $1000 in The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition

Heads up industrial designers, lighting luminaries, and creative crafters - enter your design in competition and you could win $1000! Do you have an idea for a engaging energy-efficient lamp that

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Philips Announces the World’s First LED Replacement for the 75-Watt Bulb

Philips Announces the World’s First LED Replacement for the 75-Watt Bulb

Tomorrow Philips will unveil the world's first LED replacement for the 75-watt incandescent light bulb during the LIGHTFAIR International trade show. The new Philips EnduraLED A21 17-watt light bulb is

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Inhabitat Reports from ICFF 2011!

Inhabitat Reports from ICFF 2011!

We're just three hours in and already we've talked with some amazing eco-friendly designers and seen a lot of great sustainable designs. Graypants is displaying their beautiful recycled cardboard lights,

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Incredible Amsterdam Office Created Entirely From Cardboard

Incredible Amsterdam Office Created Entirely From Cardboard

The designers created an entire office space by carefully cutting and folding sheets of 15 mm honeycomb cardboard. The area includes desks, tables, bookshelves, columns, stairs, and even rooms made out of

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Amy Hunting’s Wooden Patchwork Furniture Includes One-Off Masterpieces

Amy Hunting’s Wooden Patchwork Furniture Includes One-Off Masterpieces

Norwegian designer, curator, collector and illustrator Amy Hunting is transforming factory waste wood cut-offs into a collection of patchwork furniture. Strong and pleasing to the eye, the collection is

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Semigood’s Rift Collection Fuses Handcrafted Woodworking With Sustainability

Semigood’s Rift Collection Fuses Handcrafted Woodworking With Sustainability

Semigood Design’s Rift collection brings an heirloom quality to modern designs through simple streamlined forms and the tradition of handcrafted woodworking. Gentle tapers, solid wood construction, and

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Modern LED Lamps Work in Synch With Cycles of the Sun and Moon

Modern LED Lamps Work in Synch With Cycles of the Sun and Moon

Designed for the morning person and the night, Philip Bogaerts' modern lamps are a simple lighting duo that manages to connect its users to the natural rhythms of the sun and the moon. Aptly dubbed the

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Loaded: Heavyweight Craft Exhibit Showcases Designs Made From Iron and Sugar

Loaded: Heavyweight Craft Exhibit Showcases Designs Made From Iron and Sugar

The Loaded exhibit encouraged designers to ask questions about the value of everyday objects. It explores the fluidity of currency and how objects are shaped by global systems of trade, cultural

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WUD: Chic Retro Radios Made From Sustainably Harvested Wood

WUD: Chic Retro Radios Made From Sustainably Harvested Wood

We love these beautiful retro-chic speakers made from wood harvested sustainably from forests in the southern region of Chilean Patagonia. Designed by Santiago-based Grupo Vibra, they recreate the

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Enter Our Earth Week Giveaway to Win Cool Cradle to Cradle Eco-Prizes!

Enter Our Earth Week Giveaway to Win Cool Cradle to Cradle Eco-Prizes!

Make Earth Week a win for both you and the planet! Today is the first day of Earth Week, and to get the celebration going, we're teaming up with MBDC to hook some very lucky readers up with some really

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DIY Treehouse Bed Allows Your Kid To Make Like Swiss Family Robinson

DIY Treehouse Bed Allows Your Kid To Make Like Swiss Family Robinson

Forget the futons and canopy beds, here's a sweet new space-saving bed that takes dreaming to new heights. A DIY design by blogger mom Juli of The Slow Life, this whimsical construction was inspired by

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Lustrous Tabletop Trays Made from Edible Flax Seeds

Lustrous Tabletop Trays Made from Edible Flax Seeds

Designed by Studio Geenen, the Flax Tray is a beautiful and organic take on basic houseware made from a bio-composite material derived from Linum usitatissimum - or more commonly known as flax. The new

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Pomada’s Recycled Cardboard Furniture Gives Scrap Tubes a Second Life

Pomada’s Recycled Cardboard Furniture Gives Scrap Tubes a Second Life

We've featured cardboard furniture here at Inhabitat loads of times before, but we love how this set of chaise lounges, tables and chairs by Antonela Dada y Bruno Sala gives recycled cardboard tubes a

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The Best Green Products from the 2011 International Housewares Show

The Best Green Products from the 2011 International Housewares Show

This potato brush by Full Circle infuses an everyday object with a lot of personality! It is specially designed to fit in the palm and has a unique corer tool to quickly and easily remove potato

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Lifearq: Charming Bamboo-Shaped Tiles Made from Recycled Materials by Natucer

Lifearq: Charming Bamboo-Shaped Tiles Made from Recycled Materials by Natucer

We have to admit that when we first came across these awesome tiles at this year's Cevisama Tile Fair in Spain, they had us totally bamboozled! Called Lifearq, the deceptive bamboo-shaped pieces are

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Map Topography Organic Cotton Cushions Are Perfect for the Armchair Traveller

Map Topography Organic Cotton Cushions Are Perfect for the Armchair Traveller

What is it about map typography that beckons you to look a little closer? Is it the challenge of working out a location without the assistance of a GPS, or the sense of order and structure it conveys

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Incredible Kitchen Renovated with LEGOs

Incredible Kitchen Renovated with LEGOs

The Munchausen Lego Kitchen is based around an Ikea island that has been outifftted with more than 20,000 Lego pieces. Not quite and afternoon in the playroom, the entrie process took the designers more

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Emilano Godoy’s Shiny Snowjob Chair Is Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers

Emilano Godoy’s Shiny Snowjob Chair Is Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers

When we caught a glimpse of Emiliano Godoy's Snowjob Chair over at Designboom, we couldn't help but be entranced by its spectacular sheen. A modern piece built with FSC certified wood with a vegetable

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