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    Papila Overhauls Hotel Drinks Cabinets with Nature Collection

    Spanish design studio Papila has designed a range of freestanding cabinetsfor the hotel industry that reimagines the classic hotel mini bar (+ slideshow). The collection, which was created in partnership with furniture brandBustper, mimics materials found in the La Sénia ...
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    Furniture That Explores Seaweed as a Material

    When you think about seaweed, would you ever imagine it being made into a soft yarn, a textile dye, paint, or a bio-plastic? Studio Nienke Hoogvliet spent two years studying seaweed and the possibility of using it as a material in ...
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    Gorgeous Stool Made With Zero Waste Blends Wood And Resin To Stunning Effect

    Based in South Korea, design studio HATTERN has created the ‘ZERO PER PROJECT’ project, where they aim to produce as little waste as possible during the making of their products. As part of this eco-friendly project, the HATTERN team has ...
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    The Rubik’s Cube of Furniture

    The Ego “smart” chair lets you put your own twist on the design in a simple and fun way! Mix up the color scheme or create a different pattern simply by rearranging the position of the cushion elements to give ...
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    This Chair is Totally Biodegradable and Made of Mushrooms

    They say good furniture should last you a lifetime, but in our environmentally friendly day and age, furniture has a lifetime — or rather life cycle — of its own. At this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair, architecture and design ...
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    Bacteria-Powered Lighting

    This French startup is using bioluminescent bacteria to produce a sustainable light source. Glowee cultures the sea-derived bacteria in functional forms, making glowing signs and other objects. Based in Paris, the clean tech company is providing an environmentally friendly alternative ...
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    11 Pieces of Transforming Furniture that Work Wonders for Small Spaces

    Transforming furniture has come a long way over the years, expanding our options for comfort, convenience and function more than ever before. And as our living spaces get smaller, furniture is becoming even smarter. From modular shelving to shape-shifting chairs ...
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    This Microclimate Chair Could Give Athletes a Performance Advantage

    Participating in a sport means buying the right equipment for a range of climate conditions. But with the help of design and technology, athletes might be able to prepare for temperature changes even before the game. dezeen recently released a video ...
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    737 Cowling Chair

    Created from the engine cowling of an Boeing 737, this colossal, luxurious chair, spins weightlessly, on its highly polished spun aluminium base. Stood in its original orientation, this immense, captivating structure, is the opitome of luxury seating. The epic proportions of the ...