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The 100 Mile Design Challenge Asks Students To Think Local With Their Designs

The 100 Mile Design Challenge Asks Students To Think Local With Their Designs

The city of Baltimore has grown through its interaction with the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding marshlands, and raw materials that can be found in the region range from oyster shells, to invasive bamboo

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ABC123 Chair is Made Entirely from Building Blocks

ABC123 Chair is Made Entirely from Building Blocks

Kids love bright colors and fun designs, but the plastic furniture readily available to adorn their rooms is usually predictable and non eco-friendly. BRC Designs fixes this problem with their kid-tested,

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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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David Trubridge’s Flat Pack Lamps Unfold Into Illuminating Masterpieces

David Trubridge’s Flat Pack Lamps Unfold Into Illuminating Masterpieces

The Seed System was designed by David Trubridge as a flat-pack design that unfolds into a set of hanging lamps that range in size from one to eight feet high. The lamp is based upon the design concept of

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Tabisso Chairs Are a Fun Way to Spell Out Sustainable Design

Tabisso Chairs Are a Fun Way to Spell Out Sustainable Design

These lounge chairs spotted at Wanted Design during New York Design Week offer a quirky and sustainable way to spice up any interior. Designed by French team Tabisso, the typographic seats are built from

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Chop-Flops Made From Repurposed Chopsticks Spotted at ICFF!

Chop-Flops Made From Repurposed Chopsticks Spotted at ICFF!

Walking the halls of the Javitts Center during New York Design Week, we were more than thrilled to see one of our Spring Greening 2010 Finalists on show at at this year's ICFF! Chop-Flops, the brainchild

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BRC Polishes Remnant Concrete to Create Glossy Custom Tables

BRC Polishes Remnant Concrete to Create Glossy Custom Tables

We have been digging Benjamin Rollins Caldwell’s innovative furniture - namely his vintage circuit board tables- but we've also become entranced with his new “Money Tables.” Made from salvaged

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Plywood Office’s Multi-Use Hammy Hammock Is a Cozy Spot to Spend the Day

Plywood Office’s Multi-Use Hammy Hammock Is a Cozy Spot to Spend the Day

During this year's ICFF, Plywood Office presented Hammy, an outdoor hammock, bench and planter, built together in one sleek piece of outdoor furniture. Set as part of the spectacular Model Citizens

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Humanscale’s Horizon LED Task Light Packs High Design Into a Slim Profile

Humanscale’s Horizon LED Task Light Packs High Design Into a Slim Profile

The Horizon represents the first utilization of Thin Film Technology in a task light. Several transparent layers of microscopically thin polycarbonate and optical film are surrounded by high-intensity

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From the Source Uses Reclaimed Indonesian Wood to Create Chic Rustic Furniture

From the Source Uses Reclaimed Indonesian Wood to Create Chic Rustic Furniture

The new line accentuates the shape and origin of many of the pieces by leaving them whole, using the rough edges and interesting shapes to create unique chairs and table tops. For the dressers and

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‘Within 3′ Coffee Cups Stain to Reveal an Endangered Animal Inside

‘Within 3′ Coffee Cups Stain to Reveal an Endangered Animal Inside

The simple silhouettes appear as if by magic, however Arsan let us in on the trick - as the drink stains the unglazed part of the cup the shape of the animal is formed. Working within the concept of

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Click Boom Pow Gives Old Furniture A 2nd Life for NY Design Week

Click Boom Pow Gives Old Furniture A 2nd Life for NY Design Week

Click Boom Pow is the onomatopoeic moniker for a small independent design studio based in New York. The creative firm, which consists of David Kim, Josh Reinhard, Tim Reaves and Mike Seto, is interested

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Colorful Chair Made of 65,000 Rubber Bands Turns Heads at ICFF

Colorful Chair Made of 65,000 Rubber Bands Turns Heads at ICFF

This year’s competition was themed “Sitting on the Edge,” and encouraged students to use nontraditional materials and disregard preconceived notions of chair design, pushing them to think outside

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Pierre Ospina Plants a Forest of LED Blossom Bulbs at ICFF

Pierre Ospina Plants a Forest of LED Blossom Bulbs at ICFF

Ospina used the rubber linings of tires to wrap each lamp's pillar-like base in a black, semi-glossy covering. Staggered along each lamp are a series of leaf-shaped cut outs that cradle spherical LED

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DCS Corp Shows Off Their Enchanting Washi Cloud Lamps at ICFF

DCS Corp Shows Off Their Enchanting Washi Cloud Lamps at ICFF

To sculpt the three-dimensional structures the designers used Japanese washi paper, which is commonly made using fibers from the bark of the gampi tree, the mitsumata shrub, or the paper mulberry, but

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Ross Menuez’s Icosa Lamp Gives Recyclable Felt a Crystalline Form

Ross Menuez’s Icosa Lamp Gives Recyclable Felt a Crystalline Form

While walking the halls of ICFF 2011 we couldn't help but be captivated by Ross Menuez' delicate felt Icosa Lamp, which was showcased by Areaware. Breathing new life into a material generally associated

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QisDesign’s LED Coral Reef Lamps Light Up with a Quick Flick of the Wrist

QisDesign’s LED Coral Reef Lamps Light Up with a Quick Flick of the Wrist

These stunning Coral Reef lamps from QisDesign light up with a just a quick flick of the wrist. Spotted at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, the lamps feature three overlapping disc-shaped

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BRC Designs Unveils Its Money Table Filled with 787 Real Dollar Bills at ICFF

BRC Designs Unveils Its Money Table Filled with 787 Real Dollar Bills at ICFF

We can always count on designer Benjamin Rollins Caldwell to wow us with his upcycled furniture designs, so we were thrilled to see him showing at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair for New

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BRC Designs Unveils Amazing Piano Key Chair at ICFF

BRC Designs Unveils Amazing Piano Key Chair at ICFF

This fantastic piano key chair struck a chord for sustainable design last weekend at the opening of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York. Created by BRC Designs, the armchair gives

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Cheeky Sneaker Shaped Lamp by Frances Ranno Lightens Up NY Design Week

Cheeky Sneaker Shaped Lamp by Frances Ranno Lightens Up NY Design Week

Sometimes design shows can feel so serious and pretentious. I mean, how many plastic chairs and wood veneer lamps do we really need to see? That’s why we were thrilled to discover Frances

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BRC Designs Unveils ‘Interweb Chair’ Made From 1,100 Feet of Coaxial Cable

BRC Designs Unveils ‘Interweb Chair’ Made From 1,100 Feet of Coaxial Cable

BRC Designs just sent us their latest project -- the Interweb Chair -- which features a woven web-like seat made from 1,100 feet of coaxial cables found in an abandoned warehouse. The white color was

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Necklaces Made of Money Give New Meaning to Luxury Goods

Necklaces Made of Money Give New Meaning to Luxury Goods

We’re all familiar with those silky scarves and gleaming leather bags emblazoned with CC, GG and LV - seemingly inconspicuous emblems that in fact translate into major statements of wealth and status.

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A Tree-Shaped Shelf Made for Bookworms of All Ages

A Tree-Shaped Shelf Made for Bookworms of All Ages

We were absolutely enamored when we spotted this delightful tree shaped bookshelf by designer Shawn Soh at this year’s ICFF. Appropriately named the “Tree Bookshelf,” Soh sets up several

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Genius Transformer Baby Gear: The Koo Goes From Bassinet to Rocker

Genius Transformer Baby Gear: The Koo Goes From Bassinet to Rocker

Is a new baby in the house keeping you on your feet and out of energy? The Koo might be your best bet in beating the  ‘round the clock battle of tear wiping, frequent feedings and of course, much

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ICFF 2010: Our Favorite Finds from Designboom Mart!

ICFF 2010: Our Favorite Finds from Designboom Mart!

Awesome leaf-shaped post it notes by Appree let you add nature to your workspace while reminding yourself to refill the toner. John Briscella wowed us with his earrings that can be laser cut to

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Genius Transformer Baby Gear: The Koo Transforms From Bassinet to Rocker

Genius Transformer Baby Gear: The Koo Transforms From Bassinet to Rocker

Rest? What's that? If you're a parent to a newborn, that's a question you most likely ask yourself every day. Well enter the Koo, a new 2 in 1 bassinet/rocking chair. This clever design allows weary

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Monacca’s Sustainable Wood Calculator Multiplies Green Factor at ICFF

Monacca’s Sustainable Wood Calculator Multiplies Green Factor at ICFF

In a world filled with plastic, designer Takumi Shimamura of Monacca differentiates his handmade calculators by using beautiful, sustainably harvested wood. We spotted the sleek computation devices on the

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