“sustainable furniture”

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

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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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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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Quirky Tree Trunk Tables Handmade From Salvaged Lumber

Quirky Tree Trunk Tables Handmade From Salvaged Lumber

While these tables may look like they're about to get up and walk out the door, don't worry -- they'll stay put. Designed by Nicole Belanger these spectacular Nickadoo Tree Trunk Tables have been

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Sarah Turner’s Recycled Plastic Bottle Lamp Lights Up to Eco-Tweets

Sarah Turner’s Recycled Plastic Bottle Lamp Lights Up to Eco-Tweets

Sarah's stunning piece is formed with 562 reused bottle ends, each one hand cut and attached to each other gradually building into a spherical shape. Each bottle end holds a LED inside, which also

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Emilano Godoy’s Shiny Snowjob Chair Is Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers

Emilano Godoy’s Shiny Snowjob Chair Is Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers

When we caught a glimpse of Emiliano Godoy's Snowjob Chair over at Designboom, we couldn't help but be entranced by its spectacular sheen. A modern piece built with FSC certified wood with a vegetable

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Gig Chair Transforms Into a Bed, Chaise and Ottoman

Gig Chair Transforms Into a Bed, Chaise and Ottoman

These days, many of us do double or even triple duty as professionals, parents and students - shouldn't our furniture do the same? Well that's what industrial designer Davide Tonizzo was thinking when he

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Clever Coffee Table Is Also a Light Reflecting Heliostat

Clever Coffee Table Is Also a Light Reflecting Heliostat

If your spaces fall short when it comes to natural sunlight, there are plenty of things you can do to remedy the situation. One clever design that really caught our eye was this modern coffee table that

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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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Quirky Margate Drawers Are an Upcycled Furniture Frankenstein

Quirky Margate Drawers Are an Upcycled Furniture Frankenstein

This awesomely quirky and colorful chest of drawers that we spotted at this year's London Design Festival is like a furniture Frankenstein - and we mean that in the best way possible. Designer Zoe Murphy

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Knu Desk is Like Your Elementary School Desk But Much Better

Knu Desk is Like Your Elementary School Desk But Much Better

Remember those desks we had in elementary school with the space inside for notebooks and pencils? Well this beautiful Knu desk may make you nostalgic, but trust us, it's a lot better than your workstation

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Tonecoon Lounger Offers Curvaceous Eco Seating

Tonecoon Lounger Offers Curvaceous Eco Seating

Looking for a lounger that is every bit as stylish as it is sustainable? Well the Tonecoon by PIE checks off both boxes with its beautiful hand-woven water hyacinth and rattan frame. Water hyacinth is a

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