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  1. Product Spotlight: Reclamation Etchworks
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    Product Spotlight: Reclamation Etchworks

    Industrial designer Timothy Daw and mixologist Ethan Terry have been part of the San Francisco dining industry for many years and they've noticed a problem—beautifully crafted glass bottles were...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    05.16.13

  2. Re-Turned Birds

    Re-Turned Birds

    Norwegian designer Lars Beller first caught our eye at the Stockholm Design Fair with his marble-topped Nuki table. We couldn't help but share this design of his, adorable birds hand turned from...

    $85.00

  3. Dot Pillow Covers

    Dot Pillow Covers

    The pattern and eco-ethic of this silk pillow are on point. The material is hand-loomed by a sustainably minded cooperative and the playful dots will accent sofas, armchairs, and beds in need of a...

    $39.00

  4. Six Upcycled Design Picks
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    Six Upcycled Design Picks

    Upcycled and reclaimed products are losing their stigma as burlap sack and bottle top creations. Slowly but surely, they are infusing the design world with sharp ideas and a feel-good ethos. Here...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    09.24.12

  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. Wobowl SoftBowl

    Wobowl SoftBowl

    Requireing less than one-tenth of the energy required to product its ceramic counterpart, this 100-percent wool felt bowl is an attractive accessory to stash your odds and ends.

    $39.99

  7. Wood Whale

    Wood Whale

    Organizational accessories are on our collective brains these days, perhaps due to the fact that our desks look more like the aftermath of an F5 tornado than workstations. Enter the Wood Whale, a...

    $65.00

  8. Second Life

    Second Life

    Recycled materials from cardboard boxes to warship teak make sourcing an adventure—and the resulting products singular creations.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    11.08.11

  9. Rubber Bands, Man
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    Rubber Bands, Man

    When the architecture industry suffered a massive blow due to the economy, architect Margarita Mileva turned to upcycling office supplies. Her designs have garnered international attention and she...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.16.11

  10. Timbuk2 Hidden Series
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    Timbuk2 Hidden Series

    The problem with reusable bags is actually reusing them. At my apartment, there is reusable bag upon reusable bag (mostly the kind you can buy at the grocery store that resemble a paper bag) but...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.29.10

  11. Artecnica Fall 2009 Collection
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    Artecnica Fall 2009 Collection

    This week, Los Angeles-design firm Artecnica launched its Fall 2009 Collection at the New York International Gift Fair. Reuniting with whimsical Dutch designer Tord Boontje and introducing new...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.20.09

  12. Touring the Freitag Factory
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    Touring the Freitag Factory

    One of the highlights of my recent trip to Switzerland was a tour of Freitag factory in Zurich. The messenger bags first designed and developed by Markus and Daniel Freitag in 1993 have become...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.14.09

  13. Bamboo Bicycle

    Bamboo Bicycle

    One weekend is all it takes to fabricate a bike frame from bamboo— a renewable and performance-positive material growing right in our backyard— assemble the components, and roll away with a custom...

    $1000.00

  14. Scout Regalia

    Scout Regalia

    Scout Regalia is a multitasking design practice obsessed with the design and fabrication of space, graphic identities, branding strategies, furniture, home products, and material processes....

    04.17.09

  15. BKLYN DESIGNS 2009
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    BKLYN DESIGNS 2009

    After a long winter, spring has sprung, and the design community of Brooklyn is kicking off the season in fine form with the 7th annual BKLYN DESIGNS exhibition in Dumbo. The event, presented by...

    written by: Keven Matsuzaka
    04.17.09

  16. bambu

    bambu

    bambu® is a renewables ideas brand and the makers of sustainably designed products created from renewable and reclaimed resources. Each product comes from nature with ideas inspired by the...

    02.03.09

  17. Red Flag Design

    Red Flag Design

    Founded in 2004, Red Flag Design was born of a desire to create products that offered more than just function or style. Seeing how saturated the product market was with disposable goods which...

    02.03.09

  18. Looolo Textiles

    Looolo Textiles

    The name "LoooLo" is a visual representation of "100%", symbolizing our commitment to every aspect of the design process – from making the choice to use organic materials...

    01.25.09

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