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Yesterday kicked off the day design fans around the globe wait for every year - the start of the Milan Design Fair! The Inhabitat team was on the scene scoping out all of the exhibits and scouting for the hottest green designs. Check out our full gallery of the most innovative, coolest new products that knocked our editors' socks off!
We've written about Philippe Starck's Revolutionaire wind turbines in the past, and Milan-goers were treated to an in-person viewing of the non-traditional turbines on display near the exhibition halls.
An LED light powered by tomatoes! The designer was inspired by the phenomenon of tomato acids reacting with zinc and copper to power the low voltage light.
An LED lamp by D-Vision made of soap! Since the light itself does not give off much heat, the shade can be made of soap and won't melt.
A geometric pendant light from LZF lamps inspired by origami!
Yves Behar's Amplify pendant lamps for Swarovski are made of recycled paper fashioned into crystalline forms.
A dazzling garden by Lucatrazzi illuminated by LED lights.
This sofa by Malafor is made from 100% recycled paper dunnage bags with a metal rack and rubber straps (and filled with air).
Vanessa Harden's Subversive Gardener project explores how plants can pop up in unexpected places.
Giancarlo Zima's wooden chairs from their Bright Woods collection a lit from within, adding flair to any indoor or outdoor gathering.
This fun umbrella stand sprouts plants when water from umbrellas drips onto it.
The XX Chair at the Droog exhibition seats two in one.
People walking around the booths of one of the halls soaking in all of the designs.