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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.
Still in the development phase, Norman’s concept would utilize a system of mirrors throughout a home or apartment.
Brazilian-born designer Mauricio Affonso created these acoustic tiles from luffa which has been soaked in leftover dyes used in the denim industry.
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.
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.
Designer Nir Meiri crafted these tubular lamp shades from sand, which give off a soft glow.
Nir Meiri’s clay pot chandelier was inspired by observing rural landscapes and forms.
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.
The press used to make the Kite Stool.
Takuya Hamajima’s U-Stool uses material from his family’s backyard.