Nathaniel Ross

Top Ten Green Designs from Salone Satellite 2011 in Milan

by , 04/18/11

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Leave it to New Zealander Rebecca Asquith to create the “Nectar Lamp” with its implied reference to the strength and beauty of the honeycomb structure. Asquith and her Kiwi counterpart, Tim Wigmore, founded Designtree in 2010 to “design beautiful products that will resonate deeply with people and stand the test of time.” Through sustainability and beauty, this design duo uses recycled and repurposed materials in all of their products.

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Inside these faceless ceramic busts sits a ceramic vase in which Tania da Cruz of da Cruz Design not only encourages your inner green thumb, but also your inner hair stylist to create a “Wig” of your own. I overheard Marcel Wanders praising this young Milan-based designer for her nature and human inspired designs.

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