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  1. Ring Around the Lounger
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    Ring Around the Lounger

    While the papa-san chair adds little to an interior besides nostalgic references to college crashpads, it's still a comfortable place to curl up. Designer Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen, a recent...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    03.05.09

  2. 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

  3. Argington at BKLYN Designs
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    Argington at BKLYN Designs

    Having children often inspires and motivates people to make changes in their lives or execute projects that have long been brewing. When Jenny Argie and Andrew Thornton learned that they were...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    05.06.09

  4. Inhabitat's BKLYN Best in Show
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    Inhabitat's BKLYN Best in Show

    Our friends at Inhabitat just released a great 5-minute video from their walking tour of the green goods at BKLYN Designs. At the end of the tour they announced their editors' choice for Best in...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    05.15.09

  5. 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

  6. Picket Double Low Back Bench

    Picket Double Low Back Bench

    Not every chair needs or even should have arms. Resting in the Loll Picket Double Low Back Bench you can face any way you choose. No maintenance, 100% recycled HDPE, and made in the U.S.A.

    $740.00

  7. Diva Ostrich Wall Console

    Diva Ostrich Wall Console

    This whimsical wall console, shaped like the bottom half of an ostrich, is made of high pressure laminate and comes in bright red, brushed black or bright dark grey.

  8. 111 Navy Chair

    111 Navy Chair

    Modeled on the classic Emeco 1006 Navy chair of 1944, but made from 111 recycled plastic bottles, the 111 Navy chair marries iconic form with a highly progressive brand of manufacturing. Made of...

  9. 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...

  10. 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

  11. Poet Stool

    Poet Stool

    Made in Milwaukee from locally harvested walnut and assembled with old-school mortise and tenon joints, Misewell’s Poet Stool keeps it current with powder-coated recycled steel footrests.

    $620.00

  12. Plugged Stool

    Plugged Stool

    PVC water mains from Detroit are transformed once Jack Craig heats and manipulates the raw material, converting it into seating—a departure from the pipes’ “highly machined ...

    $625.00

  13. Verona Dining Table

    Verona Dining Table

    Danish Designer Søren Rose is known for his modern take on a classic material: marble. And though this particular table is made from wood, Rose reclaimed the planks from none other than a...

    $6170.00

  14. Echo Dresser

    Echo Dresser

    This dresser from Kalon is outfitted with loads of lovely features—three drawers of varying depths and sleek integrated pulls, among others—and is made with eco-friendly materials&mdash...

    $1495.00

  15. Piazza Storm Sofa

    Piazza Storm Sofa

    CB2's Piazza sofa is made in the United States from soy-based polyfoam and featured a sustainably harvested wood frame. Rest assured, this comfy couch is just as easy on the earth as it is on the...

    $1299.00

  16. Scrapwood Bench

    Scrapwood Bench

    Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek made his mark by designing scrapwood furniture. Many years ago, he began to jigsaw together materials left over from other projects, carefully arranging individual...

    $943.00

  17. Silla Acapulco Chair

    Silla Acapulco Chair

    The storied '50s-style Acapulco chair gets a green remake from The Common Project. This design—rumored to be a cross between a hammock and a lounge chair—features brightly colored...

    $400.00

  18. Urban Hardwoods Furniture
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    Urban Hardwoods Furniture

    Now that "salvage" has as many connotations with environmental sensitivity, creativity, and resourcefulness as with the need to scrimp and save, showrooms formerly reserved for brand new...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.24.09

  19. BB02 Table and Chairs
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    BB02 Table and Chairs

    Modern design for moms and dads is becoming ever more available, with the latest eye-catching addition coming from notNeutral. The Los Angeles-based commercial product company of creative group...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.14.09

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