Gallery: Salone Satellite 2010: Young Designers Go Green

This zu_tisch side table designed by Wolfram Behrend is composed of a typical European paper boxes from the supermarket and three plywood parts. It's easy to construct, plus it cleverly reuses a material that is (too) often discarded. The boxes I saw at SaloneSatellite were made from recycled materials, so this one product covers the three Rs!

One thing we love about Salone Satellite is that the budgets for booth design are considerably lower than what you can see in the main hall, so creativity is often amped up and a bit more raw. Instead of meeting people in marketing and sales, in SaloneSatellite you can often meet the designers themselves. We left the exhibition feeling really inspired and positive.

This umbrella stand by Innovo is sowed with seeds that grow when your umbrella sheds raindrops!

D-Vision showcased a brilliant little LED lamp made from soap at their Salone Satellite ON/OFF exhibition. It comments on how-low energy lighting opens the door for new lampshade materials — the heat from the bulbs will not cause soap to melt.


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