Japanese designer Issey Miyake had created an environment friendly, stylish chair made out of pleated paper that was produced in huge amount during the process of making pleated fabric, and is now normally abandoned as an unwanted by-product. The stylish chair created for XXIst Century Man was called as the cabbage chair. Just like the cabbage, the chair’s layers will be peeled one by one until it forms a small chair. In commemoration of the first anniversary of the 21_21 Design Sight in Roppongi, Tokyo, the cabbage chair was created. With this wonderful product, pleated papers will not be an unwanted by-product anymore.
Warm and modern design lights are great especially if it is an eco-friendly one, since the whole world is now focusing on saving the environment. Joining the whole world in being eco-friendly are the designers from Animal Farm that created the Lite. Made of plantation wood, the Lite is designed to only fit with energy saving light. The product is presented during the Design Expo in Cape Town, South Africa. The light is perfect as hanging light for your interior design or a desk lamp for added comfort when doing your paper works. The Lite is produced all natural without the use of dye or stains.
Contemporary and green design is great if they are collaborated in one unique and useful product. The Pinzon Contemporary Arm Dining Chair is a one perfect example the said product that I am talking about. Made of naturally grown abaca, there is no wonder that this modern dining chair is environmentally friendly. In addition, it has a strong and elegant legs made of government-certified, plantation-grown hardwood. Moreover, it has a cotton cushion placed in a frame of plywood with a particleboard platform that is totally removable for reupholstering in the future if desired thus, aside from the eco-friendly materials, it also has an elegant design that gives life to your interior design. [Click here for more details about Pinzon Dining Chair]
Used automobiles normally are discarded by the time that used do not want it in their sight anymore. However, Nine Stories Furniture gives the used car parts a different meaning by recycling it and turns it into a geometric and modern table design. This beautiful table from Nine Stories furniture are made from seventy percent reclaimed automotive sheet metal wherein the best sheets are taken from car tops that requires least effort and energy to process. With this product, we will now worry no more of the used cars junked everywhere and used to do some harm to the environment.
Creating eco-friendly furniture is truly a great way of showing that we care. The Tandem1 is just one of the few eco-friendly furniture that does not only help us save the earth but it also provide us elegant and nice seating furniture for a more comfortable and relaxed seating experience. What made the Tandem1 eco-friendly? It is made of bamboo plywood in natural or amber. Its hardware and fasteners are 100 percent aluminum and can be easily recycled. In addition, the Tandem1 has upholstery from Designtex Pallette and Pigment collection that created the COM fabrics of all natural and biodegradable.
Bringing the eco-friendly practice to commercial places, like bars and hotels are now possible with the shape series of eco-friendly furniture. They have collection of barstools, occasional tables, and benches. Each piece of the shape series are all hand made to make each one unique with each other. In addition, materials used for the said furniture are locally sourced with a minimum of 75 percent recycled and reclaimed content. Moreover, the shape series are available in reclaimed solid walnut and eco-friendly concrete options with an elegant stainless steel frames that made the series suitable for indoor and outdoor use may it be in a commercial or residential place.
Pebbles are great tool as an interior design. With various colors, there is no doubt that people would love to have pebbles as one their centerpieces. Having beautiful interior design, wonderful displays at home can also be possible with the wonderful Bamboo Pebbles by Bambu. Created out of Bambu’s left over from their cutting boards and solid ware pieces, the bamboo pebbles is made from a 100 percent organically –grown bamboo and a non-toxic adhesive. Reminiscent of the renowned smooth and well-worn river rocks, the bamboo pebbles looks as well as those rocks. What makes it better than those river rocks; it is made of waste and leftover thus an eco-friendly one.
When purchasing for furniture, we normally ask for the materials used, simply because we want the best for our furniture. We wanted furniture with great design and long lasting. Designer Rob Southcott has created a wonderful dresser that will surely keep our unorganized clothes in order. It may not be made of first hand materials, reclaimed lumber will surely made a difference. This concept is not only an eco-friendly one but is also unique. Southcott’s unique dresser will also serve as an interior design since it looks like a wooden mosaic that can be assembled together in an abstract form or to whatever you like.
From : Rob Southcott
Lighting is also an important thing every household must have. It gives some cool and calming ambience. However, it would be nicer if the lamps that we are using were made of eco-friendly materials like the Woollight that have shades made from used wool blankets. Normally used blankets are disposed off and eventually add up to mountains of landfills. This time around, blankets became already one of the important aspects to our household lighting. The Woollight is perfect to any contemporary homes and offices. This is also a great way to help save the earth from possible harm and damage.
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Tree branches are normally ignored, we never appreciate them at treat them as a useless item. However, if you have to see the Flauna, you will treat the branches differently from the moment you see its wonderful product. Branches serve as the support of the shelving units for a more ergonomic form of economically friendly furniture. In addition, the Flauna, with its unique form and design, it can be a part of your interior design. The Flauna can be perfect to any contemporary homes with a concept of using materials out of natural resources for interior design, and to contemporary home with modern interior designs as well.
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