14 awesome green designs spotted at BKLYN Designs 2015

May 8, 2015 by  
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HELLO BROOKLYN! Inhabitat is reporting live today from BKLYN Designs , one of our favorite New York Design Week events. The “locally grown, internationally known” showcase of Brooklyn-made and designed furniture kicked off this morning in a massive new location with lots to see and do from design eye candy and seminars and workshops, to food trucks and a fun playground for the little ones. The Inhabitat team has been criss-crossing the floor of the Brooklyn Expo Center handpicking the coolest green offerings at the show. Step inside our gallery to see what we’ve found so far, and don’t forget to put your design detective skills to the test by joining our Inhabifinds Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win some cool prizes like a $100 gift pack from By Brooklyn and a vase based on your own face from Fahz ! Read the rest of 14 awesome green designs spotted at BKLYN Designs 2015 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , BKLYN Designs , bklyn designs 2015 , brooklyn design , Brooklyn designers , brooklyn goods , eco design , eco furniture , furniture made in brooklyn , goods made in brooklyn , green design , green designers , green home furnishings , made in brooklyn , nyc design , sustainable design

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ANNOUNCING: Inhabitat’s 2015 Green Awards at BKLYN Designs!

April 30, 2015 by  
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Join us at BKLYN Designs for Inhabitat’s Green Design Awards on Sunday, May 10th! Calling all New York design fans! Inhabitat’s favorite time of year – NY Design Week – is kicking off with BKYLN Designs in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and Inhabitat will be on the scene to scope out the latest wares from up-and-coming Brooklyn designers . This year we’ll be handing out awards to the most innovative environmentally-conscious designs, and we want YOUR HELP in determining the winners of the Inhabitat Green Design Awards at BKLYN Designs. From hand-blown glass wall planters to repurposed colander lamps and a cork gaming table , last year’s Green Awards winners seriously wowed us and we can’t wait to see what’s on deck this year. You’ll also have a chance to vote for your favorite green designs at the show, so stay tuned for the details! For those of you who are considering attending the BKLYN Designs show, come to our Green Awards Ceremony at 5:30 for some bites, bubbly, and a chance to celebrate emerging design talent from Brooklyn. It’s sure to be a treat! Sunday, May 10th @ 5:30pm Brooklyn Expo Center 72 Noble St., Greenpoint, Brooklyn + BKLYN Designs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , best of bklyn designs , BKLYN design , BKLYN Designs , bklyn designs 2015 , bklyn designs greenpoint , BKLYN Green Design Awards , brooklyn expo center , brooklyn furniture , brooklyn interiors , brooklyn made furniture , design trade show , eco design , eco products , eco-friendly furniture , editors’ choice awards 2015 , energy efficient lighting , Green Awards , green design , Green Design Awards , green products , greenpoint expo center , greenpoint trade show , Inhabitat Green Awards BKYLN Designs , Inhabitat Green Design Awards 2015 , local design , new york city design , nyc design , sustainable design , Sustainable Materials , sustianable materials

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Help Kickstart SolarPuff and help victims of the Nepal earthquake at the same time

April 30, 2015 by  
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SolarPuff is a little lantern that is making a huge impact , and now you can help make it even bigger. Right now, SolarPuff is offering Kickstarter rewards that will benefit the victims of the earthquake in Nepal . For $50, you can purchase a SolarPuff for yourself and one for Nepal Disaster Relief, or for $125 you can get three and give two. For the truly generous, they are even offering the option to send an entire box of SolarPuff’s to Nepal to help those who need it most right now. Check out their Kickstarter page to help make a difference. + SolarPuff on Kickstarter Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Affordable Solar Lamp , Alice Min Soo Chun , cheap solar lantern , emergency response lighting , flat packable solar powered lantern , foldable lamp , foldable lantern , foldable latern , foldable solar lamp , Helix solar lamp , humanitarian design , origami lamp , origami solar lamp , portable solar lamp , solar lamp , solar lantern , Solar LED lamp , solar light , solar power design , solar powered lamp , solar powered lantern , solar puff , solarpuff , SolarPuff Kickstarter , Solarpuff solar lamp , solight , Solight Design , sustainable lantern , sustainable light

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Barracks Design Turn Manga Comics into an Offbeat Recycled Chair

May 23, 2014 by  
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Kiichiro Ogawa solves the problem of what to do with a languishing stack of old magazines in fine style with Manga chair. Like many people, Ogawa had a stack of long forgotten magazines quietly gathering dust, but instead of sending them to a landfill , he repurposed the old Manga magazines as a functional chair. Read the rest of Barracks Design Turn Manga Comics into an Offbeat Recycled Chair Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , “sustainable furniture” , Barracks Design , BKLYN Designs , BKLYN Designs 2014 , new york design week , New York. , recycled chairs , recycled magazines , Recycled Materials

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Japanese Designers Showcase Elegant Low-Impact Products at BKLYN Designs 2014

May 16, 2014 by  
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Mark Jupiter Wins the Inhabitat BKLYN Designs Editors’ Choice Award!

May 14, 2014 by  
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This year’s BKLYN Designs showcase of Brooklyn-based furniture makers featured so many talented designers that it was really difficult to pick one that stood out from the pack. But after much deliberation, we Inhabitat editors kept coming back to one out-of-this-world name – Mark Jupiter . Please give Mark a warm round of applause for winning this year’s Inhabitat BKLYN Designs Editors’ Choice Award and read on to learn more about his custom, Brooklyn-made furniture built using historic, reclaimed materials. Read the rest of Mark Jupiter Wins the Inhabitat BKLYN Designs Editors’ Choice Award! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BKLYN Designs , BKLYN Designs 2014 , BKLYN Designs Awards , bklyn designs winner , dumbo furniture , inhabitat , inhabitat bklyn designs awards , Mark Jupiter , reclaimed wood , recycled wood , wooden furniture

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Claire Brewster Transforms Vintage Maps into Lacey Scenes of Birds and Flowers

May 14, 2014 by  
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Off Centre’s Delightfully Imperfect Glass Decor Celebrates Little Mistakes

May 2, 2014 by  
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Some say that the secret to happiness is learning to embrace imperfection, and if that’s the case, Brooklyn-based Off Centre must be quite content. The design collaborative, founded by Romina Gonzales and Edison Zapata, specializes in delicate glass decor that celebrates little mistakes like rippling, wrinkling and folding. Click here to get a preview of Off Centre’s, well, off-center glass masterpieces. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BKLYN Designs , BKLYN Designs 2014 , brooklyn glass studio , DUMBO , Edison Zapata , glass , glass art , glassblowing , Off Centre , Romina Gonzales , urban glass studio

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Elkamii Turns Wood Scraps into Space-Saving Home Goods with Minimalist Flair

April 30, 2014 by  
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Looking at these elegant floating shelves , you probably wouldn’t guess that they’re made of discarded wood scraps. Designed and crafted in NYC, these charming “Peliships” are just a sampling of what Brooklyn-based shop Elkamii can do with what others might consider trash. Keep reading to see their other beguiling offerings made of waste materials. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , Amber Orchard Collection , Bird Bookends , BKLYN Designs 2014 , elegant design , Elkamii , home goods , Loops and cheese cable keeper , minimalistic furniture , Modern Homes , Peliships , Peliships floating shelves , Porcelian Pots , Shoe Bench , space saving furniture

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See Inside NYC’s New Flood-Proof, Prefab Beach “Pods”

July 16, 2013 by  
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They might look more like Star Wars AT-ATs than bathrooms, but these new flood-proof, prefab beach buildings are causing quite a splash at several NYC beaches. Garrison Architects designed and implemented the modular structures at beaches in the Rockaways, Coney Island and Staten Island, where bathrooms, lifeguard stations and offices were destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Read on to take a tour of these solar-powered, naturally ventilated new units ! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BKLYN Designs , eco design , environmental sustainability , flood-proof construction , Garrison Architects , Green Building , green design , green nyc , Hurricane Sandy , Inhabitat Local New York City , inhabitat nyc , jim garrison , new york city , nyc beach buildings , nyc prefab , post-Sandy construction , prefab beach buildings , rockaways , sustainable design        

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