Diane Pham

The Best Green Student Designs at ICFF 2011!

by , 05/22/11

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RISD: Students of the department of furniture design at RISD unveiled their “Recyclable Composites” exhibit on the show floor at ICFF. The designers were instructed to use Twintex, a recyclable glass and thermoplastic polypropylene fiber filament to create their pieces. These “Shadow Lamps” offer a dynamic new take on LED lighting.

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RISD: One student’s Perm Chair proved to be quite the hair-raising piece, garnering looks from numerous passing by.

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RISD: These explorations push the boundaries of both design and the customary use for this product. Twintex gave students an interesting base material that gave way to mind-bending forms.

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  1. Delphia June 1, 2011 at 10:13 am

    You’re on top of the game. Thanks for shrnaig.

  2. Kert May 31, 2011 at 8:06 pm

    Sntdas back from the keyboard in amazement! Thanks!

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