“sustainable furniture”

Abracadabra Bench by Lagranja Turns Boring Seating Into a Colorful Sculpture

Abracadabra Bench by Lagranja Turns Boring Seating Into a Colorful Sculpture

Abracadabra by the Barcelona-based design group Lagranja is more than a bench. It is a set of elements of different colors and materials that, when combined, give birth to an infinite number of shapes.

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Typographic “O” Footrest Is Made Entirely from Recycled Cardboard

Typographic “O” Footrest Is Made Entirely from Recycled Cardboard

The 3-in-1 recycled cardboard chair was a hard act to follow, but Sanserif Creatius has done it again with this curved typographic footrest. Inspired by the letter "O", the stool/footrest is crafted

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Transformations: RISD Students Recycle Everyday Objects Into Incredible New Designs for Salone Milan

Transformations: RISD Students Recycle Everyday Objects Into Incredible New Designs for Salone Milan

Iliahi Anthony's 'Infectious Cocktail Dress' uses clinical facemasks in a completely new way that challenges our preconceptions. Facemasks are normally associated with sterile environments, but their

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Dirk Vander Kooij’s Repurposed Robot Prints “Endless” Furniture From Recycled E-Waste

Dirk Vander Kooij’s Repurposed Robot Prints “Endless” Furniture From Recycled E-Waste

Dirk Vander Kooij is set to unveil a new line of "Endless" furniture made from recycled e-waste at "The Future in the Making", an exhibition organised by Domus that will take place during Milan Design

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Classified Moto Recycles Old Motorcycle Parts Into Amazing Retro Furniture

Classified Moto Recycles Old Motorcycle Parts Into Amazing Retro Furniture

Each of Classified Moto's recycled designs comes with its own history, so any customer can see which motorbikes the parts came from. For example this table was built from vintage Japanese moto components

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MDC Interiors’ Living Table Doubles as a Bonsai Tree Planter

MDC Interiors’ Living Table Doubles as a Bonsai Tree Planter

MDC Interiors' nature-inspired Living Table integrates a bonsai tree into the table as a design element. The table is made with concrete and incorporates a hand painted design, etching, and recycled

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VU35 Crafts Collapsible Shelves From Recycled Film and Rescued Wood

VU35 Crafts Collapsible Shelves From Recycled Film and Rescued Wood

Film buffs and DIYers can both appreciate these awesome film strip bookshelves made by a special collaboration of two Buenos Aires based designers. Lucas Desimone from the green geniuses at Baumm and

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Seilfaktur Knits Old Climbing Ropes into Amazing ‘SeilSchaft’ Furniture

Seilfaktur Knits Old Climbing Ropes into Amazing ‘SeilSchaft’ Furniture

German designer Angelika Hess is located in Rosenheim near the Alps, where many local sports enthusiasts enjoy rock climbing; this led her to ask: "What happens to all those climbing ropes after they've

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Plant Growing Sprout Table Brings Fresh Spring Greens to Any Meal

Plant Growing Sprout Table Brings Fresh Spring Greens to Any Meal

Getting the whole family to eat their vegetables can be a challenge - but thanks to this super cool Sprout Table by Swedish student, Lena Louise Meyer, you can harvest and grow veggies right in the

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StyleVISA Offers Sustainable Goodies for the Body and Home

StyleVISA Offers Sustainable Goodies for the Body and Home

StyleVISA is a new online shop of carefully curated design goodies from around the world. Bringing together furniture, home accessories, beauty and even fashion, the site is a treasure trove of design,

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The Kai Table Has a Bevy of Secret Compartments to Stash Your Stuff

The Kai Table Has a Bevy of Secret Compartments to Stash Your Stuff

With a bevy of hidden compartments that you can stash your stuff in, the Kai table is an urban apartment dweller's dream. Built by Naoki Hirakoso and Takamitsu Kitahara, the coffee table is made of wood

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Urban Tree: Groopti Unveils Colorful New Recycled Cardboard Coat Rack

Urban Tree: Groopti Unveils Colorful New Recycled Cardboard Coat Rack

Today Groopti expanded their fun cardboard furniture series with their brand new Urban Tree coat hanger. The design was conceived by Gerardo Belmonte and then selected for production using Groopti's

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Awesome Stackable Oturakast Stools Transform Into a Cabinet in a Snap

Awesome Stackable Oturakast Stools Transform Into a Cabinet in a Snap

Providing ample seating while entertaining guests can be a challenge - especially if you live in a small space and don't have room for lots of chairs. To solve this problem, Dutch designer Rianne Koens

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Top 6 Furniture and Interior Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Furniture and Interior Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Long gone are the days of dressing up your interior spaces with faded love seats and boring Picasso reprints - 2011 proved yet again that furniture and interior designers are working hard to churn out

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Stuart Chase Creates Modern Organic Furniture from Reclaimed Wood

Stuart Chase Creates Modern Organic Furniture from Reclaimed Wood

Stuart Chase has launched a beautiful line of Modern Organic Furniture that is handcrafted in his private wood shop in Vermont. This unique furniture is created with materials that come from a collection

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Tristan Titeux’ Colorful Re-Cut Furniture is Made From Recycled Wood

Tristan Titeux’ Colorful Re-Cut Furniture is Made From Recycled Wood

Tristan Titeux' series of "re-cut" furniture is made from waste wood offcuts salvaged from the production of modern furniture. Titeux sees the series as a way to start a conversation about waste, about

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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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Samuel Wilkinson’s Compact Mantis Desk Tidies Up Any Work Space

Samuel Wilkinson’s Compact Mantis Desk Tidies Up Any Work Space

Fresh off his British Design Museum, "2011 Design of the Year" win, Wilkinson's latest Mantis desk is another crowd pleaser with its simple yet flexible design. The beech wood table top has a removable

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Manchester Wood Makes Sustainable Wooden Furniture Out of Local Materials

Manchester Wood Makes Sustainable Wooden Furniture Out of Local Materials

Manchester Wood is a family business that makes built-to-last furniture from local and sustainable wood. Founded in 1976 in Manchester, Vermont, the company produces American-made solid wood furniture

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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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Sail Bed: An Elegant Piece of Handwoven Furniture Inspired by the Sydney Opera House

Sail Bed: An Elegant Piece of Handwoven Furniture Inspired by the Sydney Opera House

Inspired by the iconic Sydney Opera House, the Sail Bed is beautiful new piece of outdoor furniture perfect for lounging on your patio. Handwoven in Australia and New Zealand by teams of master weavers,

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INTERVIEW: David Pierce of Ohio Design

INTERVIEW: David Pierce of Ohio Design

If you haven't yet heard of OHIO, it's time. Founded by David Pierce, the San Francisco-based design studio is turning out some of the most stunning, innovative and diverse modern furnishings anywhere.

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FanTubes is a Quirky Table Set Built from Cardboard Poster Tubes

FanTubes is a Quirky Table Set Built from Cardboard Poster Tubes

Cardboard creations are a fun and sustainable way to switch up your home decor with a minimal carbon impact. Built from recyclable cardboard tubes, FanTubes is a cool creation from Italian designers Paola

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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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The Mushiki Modular Storage Cabinet is Positively Steamy

The Mushiki Modular Storage Cabinet is Positively Steamy

The Mushiki storage system is a simple cabinet that has been inspired by a traditional Japanese cooking vessel. Designed by Spanish designer Tomas Alonso, the large, circular-shaped containers are

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Artist Painstakingly Assembles Thousands of Puzzle Pieces into This Table

Artist Painstakingly Assembles Thousands of Puzzle Pieces into This Table

Nothing is worse than working on a puzzle for three days only to find a handful of pieces missing - but if you find them under the couch after years, you may not know what to do with them. Artist Rupert

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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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Gypsy Modular: Customizable, Flat Pack Furniture That Uses No Screws or Tools

Gypsy Modular: Customizable, Flat Pack Furniture That Uses No Screws or Tools

Gypsy Modular is a new line of furniture made from modular components so it can be configured and then reconfigured based on your needs. Connectors built directly into the parts hold together with

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Lloydesign Creates Colorful Layered Stools and Tables from Salvaged Offcuts

Lloydesign Creates Colorful Layered Stools and Tables from Salvaged Offcuts

Using 95 percent recycled materials, Lloydesign creates beautifully layered eco-friendly furniture.

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Grass Ottoman Is a Living Growing Chia Chair

Grass Ottoman Is a Living Growing Chia Chair

Chia pets are so 1995 - but why not give a nod to this little piece of green decor with a Chia chair? The Grass Ottoman by GH Design is a living, growing bench that melds plant-life and furniture into

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