Nathaniel Ross

Zona Tortona Flourishes with Green Designs at the Milan Furniture Fair

by , 04/21/11

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Part rocking horse, part desk, the Doppelhoppel literally flips between playtime and craft time simply by turning the piece over. Created by German designer Thomas Wehage, it has the silhouette of a traditional rocking horse, but in a stripped-down, reduced form. Both modern and nostalgic, Doppelhoppel is made with environmentally friendly, robust materials that provide safety and lasting enjoyment.

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Famed Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira was thinking green when he created Unda, a centerpiece of “Spectrum” glass produced by a handmade process that uses at least 50% recycled glass. It comes in black and white, and can be custom made in a variety of groovy, undulating colors.

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