Pigeontail Design shreds your junk mail or those annoying bill that you want to avoid into attractive colourful strips of shredded paper. It's hand-cranked, too. They call it the Papervore. The Papervore from Pigeontail Design on
Today there was new space added to the Twitter HQ, doubling their size. Designed by the lovely and talented Sara Morishige Williams (@sara), the newest spaces are consistent with the philosophy of the existing offices
Actually, the student designs steal the show every year at ICFF, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair held annually in New York. This year was not quite up to Pratt's spectacular exhibit from last year, but was close.
I think Parsons the
After the great looking puff with recycled tights, comes more from the latest edition of Remade in Chile. These two tables were produced with discarded pieces from factories of doors, windows, and frames by Chilean
Talk about minimal! Caroline Woolard and Elizabeth Tubergen of the 6 Foot Collaboratory have designed the simplest of all possible tables, supported entirely by the cooperation of the diners. Designboom writes that "users must band together, literally
Can you make super sleek furniture with wood from native ancient forests in a sustainable way? This project from Argentina that works with selective logging and super efficient use of wood suggests you can. More
Images: Ecolok Furnishings
We have a thing for flatpak. Whether it's a house, a toy, or a piece of furniture, flatpak typically obfuscates any number of the more harmful processes of manufacturing, and also lends itself to modularity, making things
TreeHugger emeritus Jasmin Malik Chua now holds the fort at Inhabitots, and shows this very good idea, a kitchen table that turns into a playhouse, designed by Ingrid Brandth. According to Jas, you just pull down the sides and push up the roof.
We've talked about Lara Donatoni Matana's work before, but we recently came across these amazing pieces of design she's been working with over the past years. More info and pics inside.
Inhabitat shows a lovely coffee table made from a recycled bowling alley by designer/woodworker William Stranger. This is not an easy task; I worked with bowling alley floors many years ago, and it can be a challenge, because of the weight and the way
Upcycled furniture is nothing new here at TreeHugger. From chairs made of reclaimed window blinds to furniture made from old water towers, the idea of taking something old and defunct and breathing new life into it is a
A few days ago, the TreeHugger Deal from Way Basics expired. But they love our readers so much that the company is offering yet another great deal and this time it's extra special. Why you ask? Because Way Basics just introduced a new product on
Image via The Weld House
There was a golden age when the expansive hood of the American automobile could double as a picnic table. Thankfully, engine compartments have conformed to smaller motors and superior aerodynamics, but why give up the pleasure
My favourite thing at ICFF 2008 was the gorgeous Stilvoll adjustable standup desk; beautifully made of sustainably harvested woods, built to last forever and adjust from desk to standup height. It was also the very first thing I ever filmed, and I did
Some good things come out of recessions; Designer and woodworker Andrew Moe retrenched and rethought what he was doing, and introduced a new line of more economical furniture. Andrew's work is made from reclaimed lumber, so "the need to harvest living