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Forces of Nature Exhibit at 19 Greek Street

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Sustainable design shines at 19 greek street’s Forces of Nature exhibit.
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  London-based designer Lucy Norman’s Sun Sill concept harvests our most abundant and renewable resource, tracking and then redirecting sunlight to reduce the need for artificial lighting.

    London-based designer Lucy Norman’s Sun Sill concept harvests our most abundant and renewable resource, tracking and then redirecting sunlight to reduce the need for artificial lighting.

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  Still in the development phase, Norman’s concept would utilize a system of mirrors throughout a home or apartment.

    Still in the development phase, Norman’s concept would utilize a system of mirrors throughout a home or apartment.

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  Brazilian-born designer Mauricio Affonso created these acoustic tiles from luffa which has been soaked in leftover dyes used in the denim industry.

    Brazilian-born designer Mauricio Affonso created these acoustic tiles from luffa which has been soaked in leftover dyes used in the denim industry.

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  Affonso worked with a farming community in Minas Gerais Brazil to grow the luffa, which he calls a natural smart fiber due to its dense network of cellulose, making it lightweight and highly absorbent.

    Affonso worked with a farming community in Minas Gerais Brazil to grow the luffa, which he calls a natural smart fiber due to its dense network of cellulose, making it lightweight and highly absorbent.

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  Dutch-born designer Merel Karhof created a Wind Knitting Factory that literally transfers the energy collected from a windmill into a knitting machine that creates the colorful upholstery found on these chairs.

    Dutch-born designer Merel Karhof created a Wind Knitting Factory that literally transfers the energy collected from a windmill into a knitting machine that creates the colorful upholstery found on these chairs.

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  Designer Nir Meiri crafted these tubular lamp shades from sand, which give off a soft glow.

    Designer Nir Meiri crafted these tubular lamp shades from sand, which give off a soft glow.

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  Nir Meiri’s clay pot chandelier was inspired by observing rural landscapes and forms.

    Nir Meiri’s clay pot chandelier was inspired by observing rural landscapes and forms.

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  This natural grain Kite stool is a play on Blakebrough+King’s own classic design, forming the piece with wheat and rice straw shaped in a two-ton press.

    This natural grain Kite stool is a play on Blakebrough+King’s own classic design, forming the piece with wheat and rice straw shaped in a two-ton press.

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  The press used to make the Kite Stool.

    The press used to make the Kite Stool.

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  Takuya Hamajima’s U-Stool uses material from his family’s backyard.

    Takuya Hamajima’s U-Stool uses material from his family’s backyard.

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