Latest Stories in Eco-Friendly Furniture - Page 35

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    Mirra Chair for Herman Miller

    October 21, 2:51 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    When version 1.0 of Herman Miller’s Mirra chair hit the market in Spring 2003, the task chair became an instant classic. Maybe that because it’s designers, Studio 7.5, are committed to an Eamesian design philosophy. Aside from being ergonomically

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    Hudson Credenza by Modernlink

    October 20, 10:17 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Versatility is the key to Modernlink's Hudson credenza, a streamlined achievement in bamboo. With seven seamless drawers, it's finished on all sides so there's no need for it to be a wall flower, yet even at center stage, Hudson is a stunning yet

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    Hauptman Lounge

    October 17, 11:30 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Jonas Hauptman's ReSeat lounge is a wooden shell made from a composite of reconstituted Aspen tree flakes and a formaldehyde free adhesive system. The artist specifically uses Aspen wood because it's fast-growing and easy to plant and harvest. It's also

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    Ripple Bench by Toyo Ito

    October 13, 2:48 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Renowned Japanese architect Toyo Ito redesigned his Ripples bench this year and Horm has put it into production. Last month, it won Italy’s prestigious Compasso D’Oro Award, which recognizes the finest in European industrial design. The bench melds

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    Knoll Life Chair

    October 5, 1:58 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Knoll took a lot of care in designing this desk chair to ensure minimal negative environmental impact. It uses a minimum of materials in its construction and clean manufacturing technology, such as integral coloring on plastic components; burnished

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    Voxia Oto Chair

    October 4, 3:59 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    The super sexy Oto chair by Peter Karpf for Voxia is made of laminated beech. It's optimally formed--compression-molded from one piece--so no nasty scraps have to be shaved off, meaning little of its makings end up in the landfill. This one is

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    Tom Dixon Fresh Fat Chair

    October 4, 3:22 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Brit Tom Dixon's Fresh Fat chair is woven from Provista, a type of recyclable plastic. Hand-formed and extruded, each one is unique. We like how the funky fresh phat chair glistens like glass, but with more fluidity and less breakability. Made to order

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    Heatherwick "Plank" Table/Stool

    September 29, 12:22 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    This table/stool is so cool. Made from one piece of FSC-certified (Forest Stewardship Council) wood, it can be extended all the way out flat to be a just a plank (and easily stored), folded into a table, or folded again into a stool. Multi-purpose for

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    Comber's "Denta" Wood Stool

    September 27, 8:53 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Brent Comber's Denta stool has a simple, clean aesthetic that looks and feels as natural as it is, without looking like it belongs on a commune (not that we are against a groovy commune, baby...). Like much of his furniture, it's made from fallen

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    Mutlu Tablegarden

    September 22, 8:05 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Tablegarden! Ok, so the Tablegarden isn't that new (it was first exhibited at the Milan Salone del Mobile in 2002), but it certainly is green, at least in the middle of its top. Its designers, Inci Mutlu, of Turkey, thought it would be nice for people

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    Morrison Cork Stool/Table

    September 20, 12:42 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Beautiful cork table/stool. By Jasper Morrison in 2002 for Mooi. Cork is the bark of a tree that evolved to withstand harsh conditions on the Iberian peninsula. Long lasting, mold/fire resistant, soft and is harvested repeatedly from the same tree. Go

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    Think Office Chair

    September 20, 7:18 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    The Think chair should make us all do just that. Created in collaboration with McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (the fathers of "Cradle-to-Cradle" design and other smarties, this task seat was designed to make a dent in the mid-priced ergonomic

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    Folding Eucalyptus Bench

    September 17, 9:43 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    The elegant *folding* Magnolia Bench is made of ::FSC certified eucalyptus. Strong as teak but 1/3 the price, the Eucaliptus Grandi, named because of the impressive large size to which it grows, is imported from Vietnam. Creative Woodwork

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    Adapt-Design Bamboo Stool/Table

    September 16, 12:42 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    These guys have a great line of stuff. They also have a really neat navigation system on their site (worth the drive). The Becca Stool can be also be used as a side-table and looks great stacked and used as storage/table. Made of bamboo the

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    Houshman Spalted Maple Table

    September 15, 8:44 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    John Houshmand, musician, sculptor, contractor, and now designer, opened a tribeca store to showcase his furniture made from large pieces of American hardwoods (maple, cherry, elm, black walnut, and mulberry). This spalted maple dining table is

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    Scrapile Recycled Wood Stools

    September 14, 6:58 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Brooklyn-based Scrapile rules! They take off-cuts that would normally end up in landfill and create beautiful, modern furniture. More to come on them soon...but in the meanwhile check :: Scrapile :: Buy at

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    Pulp Chair

    September 13, 1:12 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Poesis is a husband and wife architecture/furniture design studio whose work is featured in the Philadelphia Museum of Art and assorted private collections. They came up with a new eco-friendly compound (compressed mix of recycled newspaper, water and

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    Torna Wood Table

    September 9, 8:30 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    I'm a big fan of the simple, chunky, indestructible piece that gets better with age. This table is a danish design and is made from certified sustainably forested wood. Check out the great joinery. Great for a dining room table or a massive desk. ::

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