eco-friendly furniture

Lessmore Showcases Modern, Eco-Friendly Furniture Made Out of Cardboard and Natural Materials

Lessmore Showcases Modern, Eco-Friendly Furniture Made Out of Cardboard and Natural Materials

Italian architect Giorgio Caporaso designed Lessmore, an eco-friendly and modular furniture brand that effortlessly shows how beautiful sustainable design can be. His collection, which was recently

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VIDEO: Inhabitat Does BKLYN Designs 2014!

VIDEO: Inhabitat Does BKLYN Designs 2014!

If you weren't able to make it to BKLYN Designs this year, see what you missed in our new video of the Inhabitat editors shouting out their favorite green designs from the show. From reclaimed wood sofas

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The Iconic Eames Shell Chair is Now Available in New Recyclable Fiberglass!

The Iconic Eames Shell Chair is Now Available in New Recyclable Fiberglass!

In a furniture lineup, few chairs are be as recognizable as the Eames Molded Fiberglass Chair. This design, by everyone's favorite Modernist design duo Charles and Ray Eames, has become one of the most

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Ton Matton’s Chicken Cabinet Produces Fresh Eggs Right in Your Backyard

Ton Matton’s Chicken Cabinet Produces Fresh Eggs Right in Your Backyard

Ton's Chicken Cabinet turns a familiar furnishing into a system dedicated to free range egg production. The cupboard is built to EU-approved free range specs, and it provides enough space for three

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rePly Turns Plywood Scraps Into Unique Modern Furniture

rePly Turns Plywood Scraps Into Unique Modern Furniture

Tired of looking to IKEA for your furniture fix? The designers over at rePly Furniture are creating eco-friendly furniture from recovered materials, just for people who are tired of mass-produced,

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CORKIGAMI: Cool Seating Designs Made from Eco-Friendly Cork!

CORKIGAMI: Cool Seating Designs Made from Eco-Friendly Cork!

Cork is very flexible and it is also quite strong. The creatives at Carlos Ortega Design wanted to apply the versatile material to their new furniture designs and so they created a series of CORKIGAMI

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Casa Kids ConnectMe Desk Adjusts to Kids’ Changing Height

Casa Kids ConnectMe Desk Adjusts to Kids’ Changing Height

Homework time can be a drag for kids, but with the ConnectMe Desk young scholars can complete their studies in fine style. The adjustable desktop can be set to different heights, so your kids can continue

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Vermont Woods Studios Aims to Reduce the Impact Furniture Making Has on Rainforests

Vermont Woods Studios Aims to Reduce the Impact Furniture Making Has on Rainforests

Vermont Woods Studios is a sustainable fine furniture company founded by Vermont native, Peggy Farabaugh. Shocked by the waste produced by the wood industry each year, Peggy was wanted to help decrease

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UN STOOL: Colorful Modular Furniture for Every Need In Your Home

UN STOOL: Colorful Modular Furniture for Every Need In Your Home

UN STOOL is a new eco-friendly, multi-functional piece of furniture from studio PARCHITECTS. With its simple design, UN STOOL is intended to be used in small rooms with limited free space. UN STOOL

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Urban Green Furniture Handcrafts Sustainable, Modern Furnishings in the USA

Urban Green Furniture Handcrafts Sustainable, Modern Furnishings in the USA

Based in Brooklyn NY, Urban Green handcrafts wood furniture that is directly available in store and online. Their beautiful designs are sustainably crafted from wood free of formaldehyde, and they're

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Reinier de Jong’s STEEL Chair is Made From Recycled Broom Handles

Reinier de Jong’s STEEL Chair is Made From Recycled Broom Handles

Dutch designer Reinier de Jong gives new life to old broomsticks with his STEEL chair (steel actually means handle in Dutch). Each chair is made from 10 meters of handles that still show traces of their

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Paloma’s Nest ‘Neighborhood’ Chairs Double As Dollhouses

Paloma’s Nest ‘Neighborhood’ Chairs Double As Dollhouses

Heirloom gift company Paloma’s Nest has just come out with a new line of 'Neighborhood' chairs, which are available in three different styles, adding instant eco-style to a children's playroom or

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LLSTOL: A Multifunctional Seat Suited for Small Spaces

LLSTOL: A Multifunctional Seat Suited for Small Spaces

Slovenian designer Luka Locicnik and a local chair making company, STOL & STOL, developed LLSTOL, an ingenious lounge chair that can be used a multitude of ways. Successfully funded

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ProduktWerft Makes New Furniture from Recycled Shipping Pallets

ProduktWerft Makes New Furniture from Recycled Shipping Pallets

Oldenburg, Germany-based furniture company ProduktWerft has developed a full line of tables made from reclaimed wood from industrial pallets. Designed by Sascha Akkermann, these environmentally-friendly

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TECLA Studio’s Elegant Cork Chair is Made from Natural Materials

TECLA Studio’s Elegant Cork Chair is Made from Natural Materials

The TECLA chair, produced by Portuguese firm TECLA Studio, is characterized by the simplicity of its smooth lines, which result in a minimal and elegant form. Two angles and a vertical bar come together

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The Third Generation Furniture Project Recycles Unwanted Materials Into Quirky Modular Furniture

The Third Generation Furniture Project Recycles Unwanted Materials Into Quirky Modular Furniture

The Third Generation Furniture project  by Jason Llyod Fletcher uses the industrial process of modularization to turn waste and unwanted materials into functional components for new and modern

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Brent Comber Shattered Furniture – Made From Reclaimed Douglas Fir Wood

Brent Comber Shattered Furniture – Made From Reclaimed Douglas Fir Wood

Reclaimed wood furniture is usually so predictable: large upcycled beams from buildings, or slabs of driftwood turned into benches and stools. Thats why Brent Comber's unique reclaimed wood furniture -

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Re:composed by Springtime Turns Recycled Waste Into Luxurious Furniture and Decor

Re:composed by Springtime Turns Recycled Waste Into Luxurious Furniture and Decor

Springtime is turning trash into luxurious materials for their cool new line of Re:composed furniture pieces. Re:composed focuses on using waste destined for the dumpster as a base material for beautiful

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SmartDeco Builds Eco-Friendly and Easy to Assemble Flat-Pack Furniture

SmartDeco Builds Eco-Friendly and Easy to Assemble Flat-Pack Furniture

If you've been looking for some basic furniture for your home, check out SmartDeco's eco-friendly creations. Founded in 2011, SmartDeco produces 100% recyclable furniture that is proudly made in the USA.

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Chadhaus’ Beautiful Hand-built Sustainable Furniture Lasts for Generations

Chadhaus’ Beautiful Hand-built Sustainable Furniture Lasts for Generations

Functional furniture can be an inspiration, and the Farmhouse Modern Credenza designed by Chadhaus is just such a piece! Combining utility with beautiful materials and fine craftsmanship, this credenza is

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The Danish Design Centre Takes Us on a Journey Though Denmark’s Sustainable Design Movement

The Danish Design Centre Takes Us on a Journey Though Denmark’s Sustainable Design Movement

‘PH5’ lamp (1958) by Poul Henningsen is an absolute classic. Beautiful and functional, it was originally made from glass, but is now made from recyclable aluminum and designed for a democratic and

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Axe and Stump Lounge Chair Gives New Life To Upturned Tree Trunks

Axe and Stump Lounge Chair Gives New Life To Upturned Tree Trunks

Nearly 30 million trees are cut down every day, leaving a trail of devastation behind. While there's no quick recovery for our forest friends, designer Hongtao Zhou's tree stump lounge chair turns a sad

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VIDEO: Inhabitat’s Green Tour of BKLYN Designs

VIDEO: Inhabitat’s Green Tour of BKLYN Designs

It's hard to capture all of the excitement and inspiration of the work of BKLYN Designs in words and photos alone - which is why we're thrilled to bring you a video tour of our favorite green design

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The Shiner’s Minimalist Rocking Bed is Built from Industrial Waste

The Shiner’s Minimalist Rocking Bed is Built from Industrial Waste

When Joe Manus, founder of Shiner, was 7 he was punched in the eye. This dark memory stayed with him his entire life, eventually influencing his design work today. Built to look tough, dark and damaged,

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Salvaged Wood Stools Made From Pieces of Thomas Edison’s Factory

Salvaged Wood Stools Made From Pieces of Thomas Edison’s Factory

Finding their roots in America's heartland, these elegant limited-edition accent pieces are made from salvaged wood reclaimed from Thomas Edison's old phonograph factory in New London, Wisconsin. Each

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Werner Aisslinger Creates Stackable Modern Chair from Hemp

Werner Aisslinger Creates Stackable Modern Chair from Hemp

Spotted on Designboom, this monobloc stackable chair by Werner Aisslinger features a refined modern form. The aptly-named 'hemp chair' is made from natural fibers like hemp that have been molded under

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T-Shirt Chair Weaves Together a Meaningful Story Using Recycled Textiles

T-Shirt Chair Weaves Together a Meaningful Story Using Recycled Textiles

If your collection of t-shirts is worn beyond repair, then turn them into a funky new chair full of memories! To create her original T-shirt Chair, Maria Westerberg wove together shirts from forty of the

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Reclaimed Wood Desks Feature Vintage Soda Crates as Drawers

Reclaimed Wood Desks Feature Vintage Soda Crates as Drawers

Koff Designs has been making reclaimed furniture in Brooklyn with love for years. Now they're using vintage soda crates as magazine drawers for their tables - adding a special touch to their beautiful

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Modern Furniture Made from Recyclable Cardboard

Modern Furniture Made from Recyclable Cardboard

So we all know that furniture comes packed in cardboard boxes, but how about furniture that is actually made out of them? Reinhard Dienes, nominated for the Designpreis Deutschland, is keen on using

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Banquito Cardboard Stool is 100% Recyclable and Perfect for Parties

Banquito Cardboard Stool is 100% Recyclable and Perfect for Parties

Here’s a fun little seating unit brought to you by Buenos Aires-based Georgina Pizzabiocche. The Banquito Cartoon is a throwback to those fun accordion-style party favors that you may remember from

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