repurposed design

A Second Peek at Milan Design Week’s Brera District

A Second Peek at Milan Design Week’s Brera District

  Alessandro Zambelli's "Afillia" light series is named after a botanical term referring to that which is leafless, but not lifeless. The lacy lights are handcrafted from Swiss pine and nylon

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Morphocode Unveils Plans for Crazy Home Set Atop an Offshore Wind Turbine

Morphocode Unveils Plans for Crazy Home Set Atop an Offshore Wind Turbine

If you're good at repairs and don’t have a problem with heights and noise, the Wind Turbine Loft could be your dream house. Nestled into an offshore wind turbine, Morphocode's futuristic-looking

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Iconic Verbier Ski Gondolas Repurposed into Stunning Shelters to be Auctioned for Charity

Iconic Verbier Ski Gondolas Repurposed into Stunning Shelters to be Auctioned for Charity

Designers included in this inspiring project include Adrien Rovero, who designed a mint green four-seater rocking chair, Atelier Oï, whose white gondola is topped by what looks like a giant jelly fish,

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FABRICA Repurposes Found Materials into High Quality, Cheerful Guatemalan Furnishings

FABRICA Repurposes Found Materials into High Quality, Cheerful Guatemalan Furnishings

When FABRICA does use new materials for their chairs, tables and other interiors, they carefully purchase only FSC-certified woods that have the smallest environmental impact. Otherwise, they find a use

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Maglight Transforms Magazines Into a Stained Glass-Like Table Lamp

Maglight Transforms Magazines Into a Stained Glass-Like Table Lamp

Designer Jurg Grassl has found a way to recycle our old magazines in an illuminating way. A finalist in our Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition, Grassl's lamp is a simple construction that uses the

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Your Analog TV is Dead, Repurpose it into Something Fun!

Your Analog TV is Dead, Repurpose it into Something Fun!

Last week, millions of TV sets became obsolete, all due to the switch from analog to digital television. So, what does an eco-minded individual do with an old, ugly, lead and toxin filled box? Well,

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Reclaimed Seatbelt Cushions from TING London

Reclaimed Seatbelt Cushions from TING London

Here at Inhabitat, we never tire of finding new chic products that reclaim everyday industrial materials. Some of our favorite finds are industrial or utilitarian objects that, with some brilliant

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Bathtub Couch by Max McMurdo of Reestore

Bathtub Couch by Max McMurdo of Reestore

Bathtubs are places for relaxation, and here's a new interpretation- turn your tub into a sofa! This clever design by Max McMurdo breathes life into an antique fixture, and turns what was headed for

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ONCE A DOOR Recycled Door Chair by Claire Danthois

ONCE A DOOR Recycled Door Chair by Claire Danthois

Claire Danthois wowed us with her chair made from a recycled door at the [re]design stand at 100% Design this year- her Once A Door chair turns a reclaimed door into sculptural chaise that is as

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