Now that the home office is the new staple of the American home, let's make it as green and good-looking as possible. You've probably already admired West Elm's collections of elegant home furnishings, but the Pratt line is especially ogle-worthy. Born as a design competition between freshly-graduated students of the Pratt Institute, the guidelines were for an affordable, eco-friendly, home office collection. Looks like they really hit the mark with this chair, wall shelf, desk, file cabinet, and LED lamp (check out pics below).
The Pratt Home Office collection uses FSC certified woods, non-toxic glues, and steel components that are powdercoated, "a process that is less toxic than traditional plating." Prices for the collection range from $99 for the wall shelf to $299 for the desk (and several are on sale at the time I'm writing). You can read more about the design process here and drop some somalians here. Via Core 77
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