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Recycled Materials and Innovative Low-Energy Designs Shine at Paris’ Maison & Objet

Posted By Ana Lisa Alperovich On October 8, 2012 @ 5:00 pm In energy efficiency,Green Design Events,Green Lighting,Green Materials,Green Products,green technology,Recycled Materials,Recycling / Compost,social design | No Comments

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One of our favorite finds, COLORS [5]‘ Chiba is a Japanese take on classic Danish LEGO bricks made from recycled coffee beans, tea and wood chips—and it smells great!.

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Ground coffee was pretty big at this year’s Maison&Objet mega-exhibition, this time Korean housewares brand EcoJun [6] used the tasty beans (and also corn starch) to create stylish biodegradable take-away cups for tea and coffee.

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Finnish duo Ko-Ho [7] use local fast-growing produce to create these gorgeous stackable, very robust and recyclable chairs which are made from hemp [8]!

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Carla Peters from Wonderable [9] exhibited her adorable collection of Fair Trade pendant lamps, that are constructed by artisans using recycled waste paper collected from Vietnamese printing companies.

Maison&Objet, Paris Design Week 2012, Ana Lisa Alperovich, eco-design, green products, trade show, furniture, home ware, textiles, Green Design Events, social design, Recycling / Compost, Recycled Materials, green technology, Green Products, Green Materials, Green Lighting, energy efficiency, Ay Illuminate, COLORS' Chiba Wood, lego, EcoJun, Ko-Ho, ID Cook, All Lovely Stuff, Geraldine Gonzales, Vij5, Wonderable

An Inhabitat’s [10] recycled classic, the Newspaper Wood minimal bench by Dutch studio Vij5 [11].

Maison&Objet, Paris Design Week 2012, Ana Lisa Alperovich, eco-design, green products, trade show, furniture, home ware, textiles, Green Design Events, social design, Recycling / Compost, Recycled Materials, green technology, Green Products, Green Materials, Green Lighting, energy efficiency, Ay Illuminate, COLORS' Chiba Wood, lego, EcoJun, Ko-Ho, ID Cook, All Lovely Stuff, Geraldine Gonzales, Vij5, Wonderable

ID Cook [12]‘s low-energy barbeque Solaire [13] COOKUP INOX is a great alternative to charcoal. Made from recyclable aluminum and MDF it comes in a flat-pack design and can be heated up to 200C.

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Using beech wood, pens, pegs, wax, elastic bands and a bike’s inner tube’s piece, the British All Lovely Stuff [14] design studio created a low-tech and very cool drawing machine.

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Arik Levy and Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance showcased their latest low-energy outdoor hanging lamp for Forestier [15]. It draws inspiration from traditional Chinese paper lanterns [16].

Maison&Objet, Paris Design Week 2012, Ana Lisa Alperovich, eco-design, green products, trade show, furniture, home ware, textiles, Green Design Events, social design, Recycling / Compost, Recycled Materials, green technology, Green Products, Green Materials, Green Lighting, energy efficiency, Ay Illuminate, COLORS' Chiba Wood, lego, EcoJun, Ko-Ho, ID Cook, All Lovely Stuff, Geraldine Gonzales, Vij5, Wonderable

Paris-based Geraldine Gonzales [17] creates floating medusa jellyfish [18] lamps that softly glow to create an otherworldly atmosphere.

Maison&Objet, Paris Design Week 2012, Ana Lisa Alperovich, eco-design, green products, trade show, furniture, home ware, textiles, Green Design Events, social design, Recycling / Compost, Recycled Materials, green technology, Green Products, Green Materials, Green Lighting, energy efficiency, Ay Illuminate, COLORS' Chiba Wood, lego, EcoJun, Ko-Ho, ID Cook, All Lovely Stuff, Geraldine Gonzales, Vij5, Wonderable

From furniture to textiles [19], from jewelry to home ware, this year’s Maison&Objet was an inspiring collection of stuff all-under-one-roof and waiting to be discovered.

+ Maison&Objet [20]

+ Paris Design Week 2012 [20]

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[3] Paris Design Week: http://www.parisdesignweek.fr/en/

[4] Ay Illuminate: http://www.ayilluminate.com/

[5] COLORS: https://www.sneakpeeq.com/colors

[6] EcoJun: http://inhabitat.comRecycled vs. Low-Energy

[7] Ko-Ho: http://www.ko-ho.fi/

[8] hemp: http://inhabitat.com/werner-aisslingers-hemp-chair-is-a-modern-alternative-to-stackable-seating/

[9] Wonderable: http://www.wonderable.com/?wbs=c21hbGw=

[10] Inhabitat’s: http://inhabitat.com/newspaperwood.../vij5_newspaper_lumber3

[11] Vij5: http://www.vij5.nl/

[12] ID Cook: http://www.idcook.com/en/

[13] Solaire: http://inhabitat.com/kyoto-box-wins-climate-change-challenge/

[14] All Lovely Stuff: http://www.alllovelystuff.com/

[15] Forestier: http://www.forestier.fr/produits.php

[16] Chinese paper lanterns: http://inhabitat.com/precious-pieces-japanese-eco-washi-lanterns/

[17] Geraldine Gonzales: http://www.geraldinegonzalez.com/EN/

[18] jellyfish: http://inhabitat.com/springgreening/tag/medusa-jellyfish-lamp/

[19] textiles: http://www.ecouterre.com/2012-ethical-fashion-show-paris-to-showcase-sustainability-innovation/

[20] + Maison&Objet: http://www.maison-objet.com/

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