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Snap clip-on supports create furniture from found objects

A pair of Spanish designers have developed a method to turn almost any flat surface into a piece of furniture using a removable leg module (+ …

Furniture

Italian designers continue marble tile recycling to create vases

A pair of Italian designers has extended their line of products made from rejected marble with a collection of four vases, all made from a single …

Recycling

Bec Brittain debuts seven new lighting designs at ICFF

New York 2015: Brooklyn-based lighting designer Bec Brittain has launched a lighting collection called Zelda, based on diamond-shaped forms, as well …

Legend of Zelda

Ripples of Light

An expansion of Richard Clarkson Studio’s nature-inspired designs, the Rain Lamp circulates actual water to create a stunning, shimmering ripple …

Ripple

Rux unveils Stickbulb lighting made of sustainable wood

New York 2015: Rux, a multidisciplinary design firm in New York, has unveiled new pieces in its Stickbulb line of modular contemporary lighting.

The X …

Architecture

Congrats to @lolldesigns @bradascnyc @gv_interiors on winning best outdoor at @icff_nyc! #ICFF #icff2015 #nycxdesign ##t

Arnaud Lapierre's WING led lamp is laser cut, folded. http://buff.ly/1Kg3reE #minimalist #lighting @arnothestone

Invisible Store of Happiness by Sebastian Cox at Clerkenwell

Clerkenwell Design Week 2015: British designer Sebastian Cox has collaborated with sculptor Laura Ellen Bacon to create The Invisible Store of …

Carbon

WantedDesign has become one of New York Design Week‘s most popular shows and, as usual, this year’s lineup did not disappoint. The innovative …

Amazing

Tato Architects updates a house with a curved plywood interior

Tato Architects has replaced all of the walls inside a traditional Japanese house with curving plywood screens (+ slideshow).

Studio founder Yo …

Architecture

Pletz's FSC-certified wood lamps are both modern and timeless | BKLYN Designs

Pletz’s FSC-certified wood lamps are both modern and timeless

Pletz is a Brooklyn Navy Yard-based design studio that crafts handmade modernist lamps. …

New York

CREE reimagines fluorescent office lighting that dims to take advantage of natural light

Designed for today’s modern office, CREE Lighting’s new LN suspended luminaire is an update of the typical inter-office fluorescent lighting system, …

Cree

Re Rag Rug started as an experimental design project that explores the social and ecological sustainability of the rug. Using material that is waste …

Sustainability

Elegant Zero-Energy Furniture can store heat and regulate indoor temperatures

Heating and cooling are no longer exclusively an architectural issue, but one that can be tackled with smart furniture design. This elegant-looking …

Furniture

LEDs are firmly established as the energy-saving, long-lasting successor to incandescent bulbs, but the next wave might just come in the future of …

LED Lamp

Imagine what it would be like to live without electricity. If you wanted to do anything after sundown, such as cook, work or read, you would need a …

Lanterns

PET Lamp's Abyssinia pendants are made by Ethiopian crafters out of discarded plastic bottles

Following their workshops in Colombia and Chile, LED Lamp brought their skills to Ethiopia, where they developed an entire series of colorful lamps …

Africa

Philips wants to put LED bulbs in every home by making them so affordable that nobody will be able to resist. The global lighting leader, in …

Environment

Gavin Munro doesn’t just grow trees, he grows furniture. Making one piece of furniture can take decades using traditional methods, if you consider …

Furniture

Philips dimmable LED bulb for $8

This is the lowest price I've seen for an LED bulb. I bought a couple of these when they were $10 and like them a lot. At $5 they are a great pretty good deal.

From my 2014 review:

I replaced all the bulbs in my house with fluorescent bulbs a few years ago, and now I'm replacing the fluorescents with …

A Glass Wall or a Wall of Glasses? Tre Bicchieri Restaurant Sports a Seemingly Fragile Facade

(Courtesy Carbondale)

The newly-erected Glass Wall at São Paulo–based fine dining establishment Tre Bicchieri is one of those …

Restaurant

Milan Preview: LEDS Clay Table Lamp by Maarten Baas and Bertjan Pot http://buff.ly/1E5rDNq #mdw15

Bottled Lamp by Ryu Kozeki

Perfect for romantic rendezvouses and elegant affairs, the Bottled lamp was designed to add eclectic ambience to any formal setting. Shaped like a …

Waterproofing

TripLit is the first portable, endlessly versatile OLED light

Alkilu’s TripLit is the first portable OLED device. Hang it from a tree, prop it up on a desk or use it to light your tent – the TripLit has three …

The vast majority of folding furniture isn’t exactly known for being elegant, or even that easy to store when it’s not in use. But Bookniture’s …

Furniture

Scrap Art: Patchwork Linens from Copenhagen

Rising Danish fashion and textile designer Line Sander Johansen emerged from graduate school in 2012 with plenty of commercial interest in her work, but a disinclination to send her garments "out of the country for production far away, not having my hands on them anymore." Instead, she did the …

Patchwork

Sustainable Home Goods from the Deep South

All struggling hometowns need a Natalie Chanin. For more than a decade, we've watched with interest as the former NYC-based stylist returned to her roots, founding her own organic cotton fashion company, Alabama Chanin, in Florence, Alabama. She also publishes sewing books, runs a cafe and …

Deep South

Look We Love: Industrial Bohemian

Industrial spaces don't have to be sleek and minimal and cold. One of our favorite new looks is one we're calling 'industrial bohemian': raw, …

Bohemian

3D-printed Cool Brick cools a room using only water

Emerging Objects, frontrunners in the 3D printing industry, has developed a 3D-printed ceramic “Cool Brick” that uses nothing but water to cool homes …

Natural Resources

Portable Fireplaces That Create An Instant Cozy Vibe Wherever They Go

Fireplaces are always unique and memorable features and any house or apartment that has one stands out. But not all homes can accommodate one so what …