This designer from Valencia in Spain believes that even if you have little money and/or space, a dinner for two should always be possible on a decent table. Daniel Gantes designed La Cool Vie Bohème so that couples with a
You want your kid to have a desk that fits her, to do homework, play and draw. You also want your kid to grow up, eventually. But you don't want to buy a new desk every few years as she outgrows the old one. So
Furniture that's minimalist, simple, and easy to assemble is a common theme on TreeHugger. Here's a table design that fits the bill perfectly: the tick, from Helsinki-based designer Jakob Schenk. It consists of two
First spotted at the Clerkenwell Design Festival, Made in Peckham furniture turns out to be the work of a creative design studio called Hendzel and Hunt who take an experimental approach to their furniture design.
Photo: B. Alter
Clerkenwell Design Week is a small design festival in the ultra-cool east end of London, where lots of architects and design firms have their offices. It's a compact and easy way to see what's new in British and international
PIT IN is a clever table with a built in bike rack, so you never have to find a place to put your bike when you hit the café. The Designers STORE MUU say that it is "a table for a bicycle whose saddle functions as a chair.
Witold Rybczynski writes in HOME: A short History of an Idea that in the middle ages, "people didn't live in homes so much as camp in them." I always thought it would work very well again for those who try to live in
Christy Oates will never be IKEA, but hopefully IKEA, which seems to concentrate much more these days on selling us stuff that we don't need rather than designing what we really do, will take some insipiration
TreeHugger founder Graham Hill is trying to radically reduce his footprint and live happily with less space, less stuff and less waste -- on less money -- but with more design. He calls it LifeEdited. To find each ideal piece of furniture for his small
TreeHugger founder Graham Hill is trying to radically reduce his footprint and live happily with less space, less stuff and less waste -- on less money -- but with more design. He calls it LifeEdited. To find each ideal piece of furniture for his small Ne
There´s a lot of wood furniture around these days that´s parading as green: the wood always seems to come from sustainable forests, which can be dubious. I´ve written about some recent products that do a lot to evoke
The Valencia-based design studio Sanserif Creatius has graced TreeHugger's virtual pages before, with its "d"-shaped "Bold Chair" and an entire suite of classical furniture in styles dating back to the
Swedish designer Maria Westerberg's T-shirt Chair won this year's Green Furniture Award. According to the jury, "the chair weaves together a meaningful story using worn textiles. This up-scaling of the classical