Old Bikes Recycled to Make Innovative Furniture Designs

May 21, 2013 / No Comments

The world has understood the importance of recycling to a large extent. Gilbert Vanden Heuvel, a designer magician from Canada, with his skills is now going a step further by converting old bike parts to eye-catching, environmentally-friendly interior furnishings. At the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York last weekend, he showed off an exclusive range of furniture designs and ...

Drohan’s Eco-Friendly Furniture Gets Very Personal

October 4, 2011 / No Comments

Gathering eco-friendly furniture is no easy job. Neither transporting wood from overseas in ships nor chopping down old-growth trees is advisable. The best green option is to keep the production local. It will be good for the environment; it’ll sustain US economy; and create job opportunities. It is these needs that green-certified designer Kristin Drohan tries to meet. Drohan has got ...

Eco bench made from recycled material generates electricity

May 17, 2010 / 1 Comment

This design somehow conjures the image of a semi circular moon shaped prop popularly used by stars to touch down on the stage in theatrical world. However, ecO-Bench is no mean prop. In fact, its’ futuristic street lighting furniture thoroughly soaked in green bearings.

Harvest Project has Chairs and Tables Made From Flowers

February 15, 2010 / No Comments

A few days back, we saw Roots furniture, designer Kai Linke's attempt to create furniture from plant roots. Well, designer Asif Khan has a somewhat similar, but more flowery approach to furniture with his Harvest Project. This installation of chairs and tables is on show at the Design Museum, London as a part of the "Designers In Residence" program. And ...

Old Vespa Scooters Get a Second Lease of Life As Office Furniture

October 27, 2009 / No Comments

Vespa scooters enjoyed a high place during their heydays, but as time passes, these classics from the past get old, rusty and useless, not to mention that their fuel efficiency would be too poor by modern standards. All that aside, there's still a lot of people in love with the old scooter. Bel & Bel give people a chance to ...