green furniture design

Molo’s Undulating Benchwall is a Super-Strong Hybrid Structure Made from Recycled Paper

Molo’s Undulating Benchwall is a Super-Strong Hybrid Structure Made from Recycled Paper

The 10-feet tall white softwalls are integrated with molo’s softseating structures and cloud softlight, creating meeting rooms and semi-enclosed spaces with flexible seating arrangements. The seating

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Rainer Mutsch Uses Recycled Fiber to Create His Incredible Sculptural Pendant Lamps

Rainer Mutsch Uses Recycled Fiber to Create His Incredible Sculptural Pendant Lamps

These gorgeous, handmade 'soft light' pendants by Austrian designer Rainer Mutsch are sculpted from eco-friendly materials. Mutsch created a series of pendants for Molto Luce from recycled fiber cement,

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘So Far’ Traces the Evolution of David Trubridge’s Nature-Inspired Designs

BOOK REVIEW: ‘So Far’ Traces the Evolution of David Trubridge’s Nature-Inspired Designs

Here at Inhabitat, we've been following New Zealand designer David Trubridge's career since we first spotted him at Milan Design Week years ago. As one of his country's most celebrated designers,

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Erez Nevi Pana’s “Soilid” Chair is Made from Baked Soil and Fungi

Erez Nevi Pana’s “Soilid” Chair is Made from Baked Soil and Fungi

When it comes to green furniture design, it doesn't get much more natural than Erez Nevi Pana's Soilid Chair, which is made from a mixture of soil, fungi and other natural materials. The materials are

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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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Seung Han Lee’s Scrap Wood Chair is Made from Recycled Wood and Plastic Resin

Seung Han Lee’s Scrap Wood Chair is Made from Recycled Wood and Plastic Resin

  When you make something out of wood, you are almost always left with several pieces of scrap wood that aren't easy to use. Designer Seung Han Lee found a clever use for those pieces of

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Studiomama Finds New Uses for Old Chairs with ‘Re-Imagine’ Project

Studiomama Finds New Uses for Old Chairs with ‘Re-Imagine’ Project

Re-Imagine, a new line of brightly-colored refurbished chairs from London design studio Studiomama, is a project born out of questioning our resourcefulness and our attitudes towards waste. It builds on

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Designers Take a Low-Tech Approach at Salone Satellite 2012 During Milan Design Week

Designers Take a Low-Tech Approach at Salone Satellite 2012 During Milan Design Week

AmbiHive is a beautiful new design from NBT Studio that merges an ambient wall light and a speaker. The piece is made with ICB (Inverted Corrugated Board), LEDs and a ceramic sound chip. The chip,

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DMFD’s Amazing Curved Chaise Lounge is Made From 100% Recycled Cork

DMFD’s Amazing Curved Chaise Lounge is Made From 100% Recycled Cork

Get comfy on an elegant Cortiça chaise lounge and let your worries melt away. This brilliant piece of sustainable furniture comes from design studio DMFD, and uses cork waste taken from the bottle

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A2′s Stackable ‘Street’ Shelving Units Lets Your Build a Community for Your Plants and Books

A2′s Stackable ‘Street’ Shelving Units Lets Your Build a Community for Your Plants and Books

Give your books and plants a happy home in one of A2's stackable 'Street' storage units. The Street system consists of four parts, including a frame, a house, and a high and low unit. The units can be

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The Colorful Eadie Armchair Fuses Pop Style With Eco Craftsmanship

The Colorful Eadie Armchair Fuses Pop Style With Eco Craftsmanship

Designer Donna Wilson mixes classic styling with quirky, colorful, hand-woven textiles to create fresh contempory pieces that are anything but old-fashioned. Her Eadie eco armchair replaces the use of

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Boards and Beans Constructs Unique Furniture with Reclaimed Teak Wood

Boards and Beans Constructs Unique Furniture with Reclaimed Teak Wood

Specializing in unique pieces of furniture made from reclaimed teak wood, Boards and Beans keep sustainability at the heart of their workshop. Their range of furniture keeps a focus on what customers

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Design Direct Recycles 1,000 Discarded Drawers Into Colorful Cabinetry

Design Direct Recycles 1,000 Discarded Drawers Into Colorful Cabinetry

What can you do with 1,000 orphaned drawers? How about turning them into a spectacular collage of furniture full of color, character and function? Hamburg gallery Design Direct has created a new

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Brunno Jahara Turns Salvaged Wood Into Vibrant Furniture Full of Character

Brunno Jahara Turns Salvaged Wood Into Vibrant Furniture Full of Character

Brizilian designer Brunno Jahara recently finished his beautifully crafted line of vibrant furniture he’s calling “Neorustica.” A multi-faceted collection with compelling lines,

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REMINDER: One Good Chair Competition closes May 30th!

REMINDER: One Good Chair Competition closes May 30th!

image shows ‘Annie’ – the recycled shopping cart chair from Reestore Design Calling all eco furniture designers! All green ID geniuses! All chair connoisseurs! Here’s your chance

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BKLYN SNEAK PEEK: Bamboo Furniture from Ecosystems

BKLYN SNEAK PEEK: Bamboo Furniture from Ecosystems

New sustainable furniture company EcoSystems creates cute, family-friendly furniture that is as thoughtful of the environment as it is to the owner. Starting with renewable materials, EcoSystems follows

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MILAN 2008: David Trubridge Spiral Island Collection

MILAN 2008: David Trubridge Spiral Island Collection

David Trubridge, one of New Zealand's most celebrated green designers, reincarnates natural forms as light fixtures and seating in his latest work, which he presented at Salone Internazionale del Mobile

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MILAN 2008: Droog Design ‘A Touch of Green’

MILAN 2008: Droog Design ‘A Touch of Green’

Celebrated Dutch design collective Droog Design pushed green design ideas to the forefront this year with their 'A Touch of Green' presentation in Milan. Echoing this Inhabitant's focus on the boundaries

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MILAN 2008: Highlights from Salone Satellite

MILAN 2008: Highlights from Salone Satellite

The entrance to this year's Salone Satellite show welcomed all with a huge sign commanding 'Go Green!'. A positive start, although we were surprised to hear that the 'green' theme was a last minute

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ANNOUNCING: One Good Chair Competition!

ANNOUNCING: One Good Chair Competition!

image shows ‘Annie’ – the recycled shopping cart chair from Reestore Design Calling all eco furniture designers! All green ID geniuses! All chair connoisseurs! Here’s your chance

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WAMBAMBOO Costello Seat By Kent Gration

WAMBAMBOO Costello Seat By Kent Gration

Kent Gration's Wambamboo Costello Seat is a wonderful example of sustainable materials used in an eye-catching way. Made from cross-laminated bamboo ribs, the ergonomically-designed small storage holder

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WAMBAMBOO Lucille Chaise Lounge By Kent Gration

WAMBAMBOO Lucille Chaise Lounge By Kent Gration

Australian Designer Kent Gration's Wambamboo products make beautiful use of sustainable production methods including recyclable materials, water-based finishes, energy-saving fluorescent lamps, and

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ECO-FRIENDLY EMIR CHAIR by Trokk 16

ECO-FRIENDLY EMIR CHAIR by Trokk 16

If you are looking for a cool alternative to your average, run-of-the-mill upholstered furniture, the latest buzz (and one of the stunners of the HauteGREEN show) is the Emir chair by Lars Urheim of the

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‘THIS TABLE WILL SELF-DESTRUCT’ by STUDIO 1a.m.

‘THIS TABLE WILL SELF-DESTRUCT’ by STUDIO 1a.m.

An often-overlooked tenet of the green design process is the creation of objects that tell a story, that have a history, and that engage with the user to extend their life span beyond the disposable and

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HAUTE GREEN 2007: Now accepting submissions

HAUTE GREEN 2007: Now accepting submissions

It’s officially April now, so that means New York Design Week is right around the corner. The green design satellite show HauteGREEN debuted last year in Williamsburg, and wowed us with their fabulously

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UNLESS GREEN FURNITURE DESIGN

UNLESS GREEN FURNITURE DESIGN

Taking a cue from Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing going to get better, its not,” Unless design delivers high style in a sustainable

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