Top Ten: Bamboo Furniture

Top Ten: Bamboo Furniture

Green materials have come into the mainstream and bamboo has led the charge as a pliable, aesthetically relevant alternative to wood. Here are some of our favorite bamboo furniture pieces, some of which are offered with bamboo as a wood alternative, while others are designed specifically with bamboo in mind.

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1. Snug-it Shelving
DESIGNER: Ecosystems
PRICE: $1,960 – $5,600
54″W 54″H 11″D

An intricate bamboo shelving system with exposed aluminum connectors, a simultaneously green and industrial piece.

Top Ten Bamboo, Think Fabricate, Stepping Wood Grain Chair

2. Stepping Wood Grain Chair
DESIGNER: Think Fabricate
MANUFACTURER: Think Fabricate
PRICE: $3,000
36H x 24W x 32D

Stepping Wood Grain Chair has tonal planks with curved corner pieces are milled in solid walnut joined by bamboo plywood and walnut boards of assorted widths with end-caps made from lacquered MDF.

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3. Spring Chair
DESIGNER: Modern Bamboo
PRICE: $690 – $710
37″H x 21″D x 17″W

The Spring chair is a single ribbon of 100 percent laminated bamboo, gently contoured and tapered to fit the body and is flexible to the movement of the sitter.

Top Ten Bamboo, Alessi, Blow Up Table

4. Blow Up Table
DESIGNER: Fratelli Campana
PRICE: $220
17.7″ Dia X 17.3″ H

The Campana Brothers recognizable Blow Up table is a vision of poetic randomness. A tangle of bamboo sticks play with shapes and space.

Top Ten Bamboo, Cassina, Tokyo Chaise Lounge

5. Tokyo Chaise Lounge
DESIGNER: Charlotte Perriand
PRICE: $5,155

This chair by Charlotte Perriand with Le Corbusier Group is available in a stunning bamboo version and available for the first time in production in 2012.

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6. Tetrad Bamboo
DESIGNER: Brave Space Design
PRICE: $1,730
45″ x 72″ x 9″

Inspired by the classic game Tetris, the Tetrad Bamboo bookcase uses two toned bamboo — natural and amber — to add visual interest and texture.

Top Ten Bamboo, Iannone, Wood Stripe Dresser

7. Wood Stripe Dresser
DESIGNER: Iannone Design
MANUFACTURER: Iannone Design
PRICE: $3,750
59.5L x 20.5D x 29.75H

Walnut lumber mixed with amber bamboo make up the face of the drawers on this simple bedside table for a textural and sleek take on bamboo casegoods.

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8. Stepping Wood Bench
DESIGNER: Think Fabricate
MANUFACTURER: Think Fabricate
PRICE: Inquire for pricing
60L x 18W x 18H

This bench juxtaposes smooth and textured surfaces with an asymmetric cascade of bamboo plywood with colored accents.

Top Ten Bamboo, Igloo Play, Bamboo Chair

9. Mod Rocker
DESIGNER: Igloo Play
PRICE: $385
16.25w” x 22.25″D x 18.75″H

A fun children’s rocker made from a bent plywood and available in amber bamboo veneer.

Top Ten Bamboo, Eastvold, Bamboo Coffee Table

10. Elko Coffee Table
DESIGNER: Eastvold Furniture
MANUFACTURER: Eastvold Furniture
PRICE: $980
45″ W X 17″ D X 16″ H

A play on contrasting materials with wood or bamboo table top and a bright powder coated steel base, this table is a fun contemporary use of bamboo.

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