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  1. Barcelona Bird Feeder by Menu
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    Barcelona Bird Feeder by Menu

    If this bird feeder looks mildly familiar, you're right! It's based off of Mies van der Rohe's famed Barcelona Pavilion. Your avian pals will surely return to your yard day after day to dine from...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.31.12

  2. Barcelona Bird Feeder

    Barcelona Bird Feeder

    If this bird feeder looks mildly familiar, you're right! It's based off of Mies van der Rohe's famed Barcelona Pavilion. Your avian pals will surely return to your yard day after day to dine from...

    $200.00

  3. Plumen Energy Saving Lightbulbs
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    Plumen Energy Saving Lightbulbs

    An Edison bulb's artful filament might be attractive to look at, but its subpar energy consumption isn't nearly as appealing. Enter Plumen's bright idea in fluorescent design ($30), which shatters...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.27.12

  4. Trailer Flash
    Superstructure

    Trailer Flash

    Most folks who kit out a vintage Airstream intend to take it on the road, but Burton Baldridge’s design—a hip new green room for one of the most respected music venues in Austin, Texas...

    written by: Addie Broyles
    08.20.12

  5. Wrapqarw by To-mo-ni
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    Wrapqarw by To-mo-ni

    Designer Naoto Yoshida found a new use for scrap wood from the furniture industry in Japan: an organizer to wrangle unruly cords. The clever Wrapqarw contraption ($20–$25) comes in three...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.15.12

  6. Club Chair

    Club Chair

    CB2 is a mainstay in terms of chic and affordable furnishings. It might surprise you to learn that many of their pieces are environmentally minded, like this club chair. Beneath its pale blue...

    $799.99

  7. Bamboo Shelving Unit

    Bamboo Shelving Unit

    What's not to love about this solid bamboo shelving unit? It's asymetrical! It vaguely looks like a Tetris game! It's hand-finished with an organic oil!  

    $2975.00

  8. Juice Clock

    Juice Clock

    We'd be hard pressed to find a tastier looking and more environmentally minded timepiece than this one. The Juice clock by Bean Products is made from 100-percent recycled detergent bottles and...

    $45.00

  9. Upcycled Chopstick Folding Basket

    Upcycled Chopstick Folding Basket

    Designer Bryan Parks dreamed up these clever fruit baskets made from upcycled chopsticks. We love the inventive thought that went into repurposing something that would normally be thrown away.

    $32.00

  10. Cloverware Lite Utensils

    Cloverware Lite Utensils

    San Francisco outdoor gear company Alite released these nifty camping utensils made from BPA-free recyclable nylon. A spork, knife, and cooking tool all in one, the implement is heat-safe up to 400...

    $4.00

  11. Highlights from Dwell on Design 2012
    Dwell on Design

    Highlights from Dwell on Design 2012

    You may have already spied our show floor recaps of Modern Lifestyle, Furniture and Accessories, Kitchen and Bath, and perennial favorite Dwell Outdoor, but here we share our greatest hits...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.27.12

  12. Broom Chair by Emeco
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    Broom Chair by Emeco

    Philippe Starck designed the Broom chair back in 2003, but since it took nearly a decade to perfect the material engineering it was only unveiled this year. Broom—its name derived from the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.18.12

  13. 2012 Mission Zero Fest

    2012 Mission Zero Fest

    The Mission Zero Fest event in Michigan is a two-day celebration of neighborhoods and communities that are striving to sustainably harvest their energy and water needs and produce no waste. The...

    06.07.12

  14. Eleventh Annual Build It Green! Home Tour and Info Fair

    Eleventh Annual Build It Green! Home Tour and Info Fair

    Twenty green remodels and new homes open their doors around the Portland metropolitan area for this self-guided tour on Saturday, September 22. From 11 AM to 5 PM chat with homeowners, designers,...

    06.05.12

  15. ICFF 2012: New from Black + Blum
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    ICFF 2012: New from Black + Blum

    Two products we really loved from the ICFF show floor came courtesy of Londoners Dan Black and Martin Blum: Thermo Pot and Eau Good. The former merges practicality and aesthetics in a smart cork...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.20.12

  16. Silva Table Lamp

    Silva Table Lamp

    An LED bulb shines brightly in this table lamp handmade in Laguna Beach, California. A variety of material and finish combinations are available, including Baltic birch, oiled walnut, and dark...

    $427.00

  17. Palm Springs Series Console

    Palm Springs Series Console

    1950s Palm Springs was the jumping off point for this walnut console. While we dig the throwback to the atomic era, the low-VOC water-based lacquer and eco-friendly MDF used in this American-made...

  18. Unit 1

    Unit 1

    L.A.'s Kalon studios hit a home run with this minimalist organizer. Fit to sit atop a desk, or act as a freestanding piece, this unit is crafted from bamboo, finished with non-toxic wood oils, and...

    $275.00

  19. Oud Lamp

    Oud Lamp

    Up-and-coming New Zealand design and manufacturing company Resident caught our eye with their brass beauty. Illuminated by an LED bulb and controlled via a sphere of polished marble, this task lamp...

  20. Decafe Lighting

    Decafe Lighting

    Designed by Raul Lauri and debuted at the 2012 Salone, these lamps bring new life to a common waste item: coffee grounds. "The aim is to give a second life to coffee grounds as a biodegradable...

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