Recycled Furniture by Lebanon’s Niloufar Afnan

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Long live the queen, if she can manage to sit on Niloufar Afnan’s recycled ‘Royal Stool’ At this year’s New Designers Exhibition in London, Lebanese-born designer Niloufar Afnan decided to poke a little fun at the royal family and demonstrate the possibilities of upcycled furniture. She exhibited Royal Stool (pictured above) and 46 (shown after the jump) – two furniture pieces that show the possibilities of reusing found objects.

Recycled Furniture from Middle East Rugs and Doors

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Recycled furniture by Israeli designer Naama Futerman. Scouring the streets of Tel Aviv for other people’s “junk” , Futerman uses objects such as old carpets and unwanted wooden doors to create interesting pieces of furniture. Fashion & Design design recycled furniture Tel Aviv upcycled materials upcycled trash upcyclingShe gives disposed objects a second life.

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Recycled Furniture to Be Sold at Israeli Auction Next Week

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Select pieces of recycled, eco friendly furniture will be sold at an auction house in central Israel next week alongside paintings and other fine art. Sustainable furniture design has been creeping into the Israeli art world over the past few years, with eco friendly furniture being exhibited at Jerusalem’s Design Week recently and other recycled works being displayed at international shows of Israeli design such as the Bezalel Academy student show at Milan Design Week.

Ian Somerhalder and Brother Start Recycled Furniture Business

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Ian Somerhalder and his brother open reclaimed barn wood furniture store. Read More. Causes Environment Home News Top News ian somerhalder

Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes

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Recycling. Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes. The eco conscious homeowner of today has a number of options to go green, and one of the best ways to do the same is by opting for the recycled furniture units. Trash is becoming trendy nowadays, and designers and furniture makers from around the globe are using reclaimed materials to make beautiful and creative furniture designs for modern green homes. Recycled cardboard furniture.

Recycled Wood Pallets Stack up for Fashion Designers in Beirut

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Avatar Architettura decks out a working space for fashion designers with chic recycled wooden pallets. . Avatar Architettura has decked out a working space for fashion designers in Beirut with recycled wooden pallets otherwise destined for one of the city’s notorious landfills. But the recycled wooden wall is also designed to be modular so that if necessary, this internal configuration can take on a new shape without having to take a sledgehammer to permanent walls.

Lebanese Designers Transform Washing Machines Into Beautiful Seats

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Which is just as well as Lebanon produces 4,000 tonnes of waste a day and only 10 percent of that is recycled. According to Jennifer Hattam over at TreeHugger , Baghdadi and Kradokian first tried upcycling when they were invited by gallery owner Rania Choueiri to take part in a recycled art and design exhibition earlier this summer at L’Atelier Fanfreluche in Beirut’s Mar Mikhail neighbourhood.

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Design School Partners with Wineries to Give Wooden Barrels a Second Life

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The exhibition will open tonight, and tomorrow Ori Ben Zvi will be speaking about new trends in global recycled design. “The project offered the students an opportunity to examine how you approach a recycling project while assessing the relevant processes for developing a recycled object, on the one hand,” Ben Zvi said, “and on the other hand it allowed them to explore the world of cultural contexts of the wine world.”

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Kuwait’s Environment REUSE 5.0 Exposition Calls for Applications

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REUSE Community showcase of the best student work around Kuwait made entirely from scrap/recycled materials. Business & Politics conference green business Kuwait recycled furniture reuseFor the fifth year Kuwait’s eco en.v REUSE exposition will showcase green companies, retailers, galleries, restaurants, social initiatives, and people. Re-users of all ways, shapes, and forms are now welcome to apply for exhibition space at REUSE 5.0,

Green Tips to Furnish Your Eco-Conscious Home

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Furniture may be less expensive for consumers to buy these days, but the environmental impact it has is not so good. Along with deforestation, modern furniture also often contains highly toxic chemicals, which are poisonous to the earth as well as the consumers that buy them. There are many ways to keep our green homes furnished with greener furniture without further negative impact on the environment. Some people consider second hand furniture as filthy and unusable.

Recycled Paperboard Furniture from Way Basics: Simple, Strong, Green

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Check out the WayBasics line of 99% post-consumer recycled paperboard shelving! The WayBasics line [.] [ Recycled Paperboard Furniture from Way Basics: Simple, Strong, Green from Green Living Ideas ]. Tags: Eco Home Living recycled furniture recycled materials recycled paperboard recycled paperboard furniture WayBasics zBoards Tired of supporting the plywood industry?

25 Amazingly Cool Industrial Pendant Lamps

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Industrial pendant lights can be found in antique stores, as well as at modern furniture stores that sell upcycled and recycled furniture and fixtures. Vintage, industrial pendant lamps are one of the most enduring lighting trends of the last decade, for good reason. These classic looking lamps add a very cool look to a variety of different decor styles.

Retro biker chicks from Morocco in photos

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Hajjaj is a versatile artist whose repertoire includes portraiture, installation, interior designed (including recycled furniture made from recycled Coca-Cola crates and aluminum cans), but this is the first time that he has had a solo show in New York. If you thought that women from the Middle East and North Africa all wear drab black blankets over the head and stay home to cook dinner, these colorful photos by Moroccan-born artist Hassan Hajjaj might challenge that notion.

Eco Chick Escapes To: Livia Firth’s Eco Age Boutique in London!

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The amazing thing is that with the breadth of categories she covers with what she sells in the store, her awesome recycled furniture initiatives for London Design Festival , and the learning space and consultancy for eco materials (think flooring, tiles, fabrics and wallcovering) Livia’s doing so much besides running a store. Eco Age’s front window.

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IKEA’s Blue and Yellow Also Has a Green Face

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IKEA wood and plastic furniture and accessory items are being made more and more from. recycled materials such as wood and fabrics left over from production that are considered by many to be waste products. The stores also have bins for collection of recyclable items such as plastics, wood and metals. Shlomi Gabby photo: IKEA Israel: More about IKEA green policies and recycling : Recycled Furniture from Middle East Rugs and Doors.

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Are Walnut Floors in Abu Dhabi Ungreen?

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The use of ornate wood products in building homes, furniture and ships has been part of humanity since time began. With world forests being depleted at a very rapid rate, continued use of wood in architectural projects as well as for furniture has often been put into question as whether this practice is sustainable in today’s climate changing world. Recycled Furniture From Middle East Rugs and Doors.

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