Latest Stories in Eco-Friendly Furniture - Page 35

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    Torched Wood Finish by 1Earth1Design

    November 18, 11:09 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Furniture finishes that don’t release fumes are great, but creative green finishes are even better. 1Earth 1 Design offers a torched wood finish, which entirely eliminates the need for chemicals. Rather than striving for a smooth, glossy coating, the

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    Alvis Chair for Benchmark

    November 18, 2:28 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    The Alvis chair, designed by Terence Conran, reminds us of an Alvar Aalto classic that went to deconstructionist camp. Conran's delightful, geometric piece has a beautifully crafted comb-jointed, solid-oak frame and is upholstered with natural linen.

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    Emeco Aluminum Navy Chair

    November 16, 6:58 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    This Emeco Navy chair, manufactured in the same way since 1944, is equally comfortable in a prison, a submarine, or your home. Individually sculpted by hand in 77 steps. $370 ::RetroModern [by

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    Stokke's Peel Chair

    November 15, 6:31 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    The Peel chair by Stokke, along with its footrest, has a half-open back cushion and height adjustable neck support to give users the ultimate in comfort and movement. Designed to enable you to recline and support you without slipping forwards or

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    Girsberger's Folio Desk Chair

    November 12, 12:42 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Extremely ergonomic and breathable--not to mention good-looking--Girsberger's Folio chair takes coolness a step further: It can be easily disassembled at the end of its lifecycle and all of its parts can be recycled. Via Metropolis ::Girsberger [by

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    Roy Tam Ash Table/Desk

    November 10, 5:18 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Roy Tam, Master of Design the UK Royal College of Art has rendered this oiled solid ash timber writing desk, which avoids reliance on nails, screws and suchlike. The subtly angled leg halves are joined to one another by pins of contrasting solid oak. A

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    Peter Danko Spyder Table

    November 8, 10:50 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    We only just recently ran a chair designed by Peter Danko, but we liked his style and eco-thinking so much, that we can't resist posting yet another piece. The Spyder table, with graceful bent-ply legs, is availale in multiple sizes and with a glass or

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    Peter Danko's Gotham Rocking Chair

    November 5, 11:56 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Peter Danko of Danko Persing designed the Gotham Rocker, which is made with a bent plywood frame and seat webbing from recycled automotive seat belts that won't stretch out. Using ply-bending furniture techniques yields up to 8-10 times more usable wood

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    Ian Garratt's Masonite Loop Bench

    November 4, 10:21 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Not exactly winning points for sharp nomenclature, the material in this newly released bench is called Masonite. What is more exciting, in a market flooded with formaldehyde riddled MDF and particleboard, is that it's non-toxic. Yep, wood particles

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    Mirra Chair Rocks Election!

    November 3, 11:51 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    HOT ELECTION NEWS! Today may look grim for environmentalists with a care for U.S. politics, but at least one thing went right last night--the Mirra chair had some fabulous product placement during one major network's newscast, at one point while we were

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    Xeno Object's Bamboo Nung Chair

    November 1, 8:33 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    The Nung chair is part of Xeno Objects' first collection. Created by the company's partner and head designer, Jake Huke, Nung, which means "first" or "one" in Thai, is made entirely by hand in Thailand from bamboo fibers that are sealed

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    Etra Indoor+Outdoor Bench

    October 30, 6:30 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Made with sustainably-forested certified Ipe wood and electropolished stainless steel, the Etra bench by Modern Furniture naturally resists rot, insects, UV exposure, ice, salt, abrasion, and splintering. And since Ipe is 3 times harder than teak, it’s

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    Mirra Chair for Herman Miller

    October 21, 2:51 AM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    When version 1.0 of Herman Miller’s Mirra chair hit the market in Spring 2003, the task chair became an instant classic. Maybe that because it’s designers, Studio 7.5, are committed to an Eamesian design philosophy. Aside from being ergonomically

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    Hudson Credenza by Modernlink

    October 20, 10:17 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Versatility is the key to Modernlink's Hudson credenza, a streamlined achievement in bamboo. With seven seamless drawers, it's finished on all sides so there's no need for it to be a wall flower, yet even at center stage, Hudson is a stunning yet

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    Hauptman Lounge

    October 17, 11:30 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Jonas Hauptman's ReSeat lounge is a wooden shell made from a composite of reconstituted Aspen tree flakes and a formaldehyde free adhesive system. The artist specifically uses Aspen wood because it's fast-growing and easy to plant and harvest. It's also

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    Ripple Bench by Toyo Ito

    October 13, 2:48 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Renowned Japanese architect Toyo Ito redesigned his Ripples bench this year and Horm has put it into production. Last month, it won Italy’s prestigious Compasso D’Oro Award, which recognizes the finest in European industrial design. The bench melds

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    Knoll Life Chair

    October 5, 1:58 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    Knoll took a lot of care in designing this desk chair to ensure minimal negative environmental impact. It uses a minimum of materials in its construction and clean manufacturing technology, such as integral coloring on plastic components; burnished

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    Voxia Oto Chair

    October 4, 3:59 PM by TreeHugger in Eco-Friendly Furniture

    The super sexy Oto chair by Peter Karpf for Voxia is made of laminated beech. It's optimally formed--compression-molded from one piece--so no nasty scraps have to be shaved off, meaning little of its makings end up in the landfill. This one is

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