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The Best Green Designs from ICFF 2013 Day One!

Posted By Mike Chino On May 23, 2013 @ 5:31 pm In carousel showcase,Features,Green Design Events,Green Home decor,Green Products,ICFF,new york design week | 2 Comments

Colin Selig Recycled Propane Tank Chairs, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

San Francisco Bay Area-based designer Colin Selig [6] repurposes old propane tanks to create an amazing array of sofas and chairs. The smooth, sculptural seats require no extra material, and Selig has plans to license the design so that local craftspeople can manufacture them around the world.

Designtree Frankie Lamp, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

New Zealand-based Designtree [7] showcased their series of Frankie Lamps [7], which feature recycled felt shades set upon FSC-certified wood frames. The Frankie line includes a table, standing, and pendant lamp, and each one is accented by a red cord that adds a bright pop of color.

Graypants Giant Recycled Cardboard Lamp, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

That’s no moon [8]… it’s Graypants [9]‘ largest recycled cardboard lamp to date! The designers told us that even this epic 64″ sphere will soon be eclipsed by an even larger cardboard lamp – stay tuned!

The Recycler Tub Chair Made From Recycled Bike Parts, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

The Recycler [10] created this bright red chair entirely from repurposed bicycle parts. Four handlebars make up its legs, while the seat is composed of sections of bicycle [11] wheels.

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Moooi [12] unveiled a collection of stunning LED [4] chandeliers that look like fireworks or constellations in bloom. Each energy-efficient lamp’s metal structure carries a low-voltage current that is safe to the touch and eliminates the need to connect the bulbs with wires.

Patrick Weder Design Paper Beehive Lamp, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

Patrick Weder Design [13]‘s beehive-like lamp makes beautiful use of minimal materials. It’s composed of tiny strips of paper layered over a simple wire frame structure.

Nadia Belalia Recycled Colander Lamp, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

Inhabitat favorite Nadia Belalia [14] showcased a new set of recycled colander lamps [15] painted with brilliant hues.

Dir Vander Koolj Recycled Plastic Chubby Chair, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

Dirk Vander Koolj [16] unveiled his brand new Chubby Chair [17], which is made of recycled plastic [5] extruded and shaped by a custom-built robot.

Molo Softlight LED Tripod Lamp, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

Molo [18] showcased its elegant new Softlight LED tripod lamp, which consists of a cloud-like Tyvek shade set atop three spindly legs.

Hurbz Kiga Kitchen Garden, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

Hurb [19]‘s clever Kiga Kitchen Garden [19] is a modular planter that can be used to grow fresh herbs for cooking. The modules can be arranged in a variety of configurations, they stack one within another to ship, and the foot of each planter provides drainage.

Hinterland Driftwood Chandelier, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

Hinterland [20] unveiled a gorgeous low-energy chandelier made from pieces of driftwood salvaged from the coasts of British Columbia.

Dutchtub Wood Fired Hot Tub, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

The Dutchtub [21] is an off-grid hot tub that is heated by a burning wood fire. It’d be perfect for a taking a soak in the woods while camping!

Blackbody OLED Tree Light, icff, international contemporary furniture fair, new york design week, icff 2013, green design, sustainable design, green design events, design show, nydw, new york design week 2013, green interiors, sustainable interiors, green furniture, eco furniture, green products

Blackbody [22] showcased its gorgeous OLED tree, which consists of a single white trunk that splits off into branches that glow with low-energy light.

+ ICFF Coverage on Inhabitat [3]

+ New York Design Week Coverage on Inhabitat [23]

All photos by Mike Chino for Inhabitat


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[3] ICFF 2013: http://inhabitat.com/icff/

[4] LED lamps: http://inhabitat.com/tag/led/

[5] recycled plastic: http://inhabitat.com/tag/recycled-plastic/

[6] Colin Selig: http://colinselig.com/home.html

[7] Designtree: http://www.designtree.co.nz/

[8] no moon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVekNsgUqn4

[9] Graypants: http://www.graypants.com/

[10] The Recycler: http://therecycler.ca/

[11] bicycle: http://inhabitat.com/tag/bicycle/

[12] Moooi: http://www.moooi.com/

[13] Patrick Weder Design: http://www.patrickweder.com/

[14] Nadia Belalia: http://www.nadiabelalia.com/

[15] recycled colander lamps: http://inhabitat.com/nadia-belalia-transforms-simple-colanders-into-stunning-lamps/

[16] Dirk Vander Koolj: http://www.dirkvanderkooij.nl/

[17] Chubby Chair: http://www.dirkvanderkooij.nl/product/chubby-chair

[18] Molo: http://molodesign.com/

[19] Hurb: http://hurbz.com/

[20] Hinterland: http://hinterlanddesign.com/

[21] Dutchtub: http://www.weltevree.nl/ENG/collectie/dutchtub-original

[22] Blackbody: http://www.blackbody-oled.com/

[23] + New York Design Week Coverage on Inhabitat: http://inhabitat.com/new-york-design-week/

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