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Palm handcrafted Wood baskets from Vietnam

Piet Hein Eek’s Fair Trade Baskets are Beautifully Handcrafted from Recycled Palm Wood. Each piece is handcrafted in Vietnam using palm wood slabs according to the Fair Trade principles.

 

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Famous Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek recently designed a beautiful set of baskets, bowls, and trays for Fair Trade Originals. Each piece is handcrafted in Vietnam using palm wood slabs according to the Fair Trade principles. Vietnamese handicraftsmen working in a family-owned workshop followed Piet Hein Eek’s designs to create a series of beautiful, functional objects by recycling a large batch of rejected breadboards.

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Old News & Einholz

Eco-friendly Old News from Creatables gives your old newspapers and magazine a stylish home. The holder secures the papers when you lift it off the ground and makes returning papers to the recycling unit a breeze.

 

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Old News and Einholz is developed by the Creatables-team in cooperation with Jonas Forsman.  Creatables was founded in 2008 and is a Swedish network of product designers and engineers that develop smart products from industrial surplus materials and waste.

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Natural Tree Stump Side Table

Bring the outdoors in with this rustic Natural Tree Stump side table. Made from naturally fallen cypress trees, each solid-wood table is one of a kind. Cluster two or three together to create a unique coffee table, or use them individually beside a sofa, bed or chair.

 

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Love this solid tree stump made of cypress wood from West Elm. Due to the natural wood used, no tables are alike.

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Bud wooden lampshade

Desinature Launch New Bud Lampshade at Pulse 2012. The new Bud lampshade is an elegant paneled lighting system formed of six identical elements, made from Natural birch plywood from responsibly sourced trees.

 

 

 

Desinature is a new British design brand dedicated to the production of modern home accessories and lighting furniture. Established by designer Etienne Esmenjaud and a small team of like-minded creatives, they create beautifully crafted eco-conscious products in an ethical and socially responsible way. Their range has been designed to reflect their respect for the natural world, as well as their desire to bring people closer to it.

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Simply Slowwood

Dutch company Slowwood makes timeless, good quality furniture with raw elegance and a low impact to our planet. Their eco-friendly furniture is handmade with love and attention by local craftsmen in Netherland, using solid wood, 100% natural finishes and mineral ecological paint. Some colors take one week to dry! The slow aspect…

 

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CORKAGE BARSTOOL

Cork’s been popped, favorite wine been drunk— why not build a reclaimed cork chair? We all know that corks used to seal our favorite wine and the like. However, after the wines were consumed corks are already destined to landfills, which is obviously not favorable to the environment. This will never be an issue anymore with the numerous designers who are into designing green or eco-friendly products like the Reza Feiz Designer that designed the Life After Corkage Barstool.

 

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Logs of love

Canadian Designer Doha Chebib from Loyal Loot Collective, creates these glorious log bowls from fallen trees.  Each bowl combines the incomparable beauty of trees in their natural state with a high-gloss vibrant finish with acrylic colors and is completely unique.

 

 

Purodeco is already hooked on wood and stumps currently, these lovely and colorful bowls are no exception.

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Eco Chic Home

Have you heard that green is the new black? I do not mean the color green, but Eco Friendly design and interior. Eco chic interior design is good design. Not only is eco-chic design trendy, but it is good for us, our families, and the environment. Who said sustainable design has to be ugly and outdated. There are plenty of ways to be chic and still save the earth.

 

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Eco-friendly lightning

Check out these amazing artichoke lights from Zipper 8 Lighting, made of recycled book pages! They will fit into any home whether you want something atmospheric, unusual, tough, feminine or hip and modern.

 

The digital age has certainly changed our relationship of books. We are using more and more different read-boards and e-books, while the good old paper books are soon alone in the bookcase. These organic friendly lamps are made of pages from old books, notes or maps. Each is handmade and includes pages from approximately 6 or 7 different books.The paper is cut into circles and mounted on the shell of a lamp shade.

 

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