HGTV "Design on a Dime" host Creates Eco-friendly Coffee Table — Proceeds for Charity (50-Buck Home Makeover Not Included)


Credit: Orange 22

Host of HGTV's "Design on a Dime" and interior designer to the stars Kahi Lee has unveiled a new line of furniture with Botanist/Orange22 to raise funds and awareness for charitable organizations worldwide. One of the network's most popular hosts, Lee blends chic design with an eye towards sustainable living. Keep reading for more on the pieces available, and other cool designers involved.The line, which include cocktail table, bench and end table, are made from eco-friendly materials and have a two week delivery time. Los Angeles-based Lee has titled her line "Unlock the Cure," which benefits the Cancer Research Institute. The tables are unique pieces with a scattered key design.

TreeHugger broke the news on the project back in March.

She is among a group of esteemed artists that have vowed to use "design to make the world a better place" including:

-Dario Antonioni - Orange22, Los Angeles
-Margo Chase - Chase Design Group, Los Angeles
-Milton Glaser - Milton Glaser, Inc., New York
-Joe Ricchio - Ricchio Design, Seal Beach

Margo Chase, of Chase Design Group, created her unique table to benefit the Sierra Club.

Other charities and organizations to benefit from the project:

-Architecture For Humanity
-Design Industries Foundations Fighting Aids
-Green Dot Public Schools
-International Rescue Committee
-Special Olympics
-Rochester Institute of Technology
-Surfrider Foundation
For more on sustainable design:

-10 Commandments of (Sustainable) Design
-Dispatches from Designboost: The Sustainable Design Exhibition
-Design, Build Your Own "Bale Chair"
-Green And Gutsy Design

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