Light Green: Green Trend

Light Green: Green Trend

Minimizing the impact of manufacturing on the environment is a weighty topic these days, but that doesn’t mean our sustainable furniture has to be heavy. Here are some light, easy-to-ship, designs that will put the spring back in your step:

Warning, one collection, stool, flat-pack

Warning by Onecollection: A study of how little wood is required for strong, durable construction, Warning is a comment on overconsumption. Available in natural ash or black stain, it is stackable and can be assembled in several ways.

isaac krady, green, rocket, stool, flat-pack

Rocket by Isaac Krady: Up-and-coming design talent Isaac Krady designed this flat-pack stool or side table to be assembled without tools, allowing it to be taken apart for easy storage.

Nest, cane-line, stool, table, green, sustainable, rattan

Nest by Cane-Line: A multitasking footstool and coffee table, Nest is made of sustainable natural rattan. Lightweight and strong, it is handmade in Indonesia and developed and marketed in accordance with the management system for environment and social responsibility ISO14001 and SA 8000.

Nuvola, Zilo, lamp, sustainable, green

Nuvola by Zilio Aldo & C: A lightweight polycarbonate diffuser and curved beech structure create a lightweight floor lamp. By using material that can be bent into flexible forms, its manufacturing process reduces waste.

Mater, bowl table, green, flat-pack

Black Bowl Table by Mater: An adaptation of wooden lacquer trays, the table’s steel legs detach for shipping-a feature that also makes it easy to use the top on its own as a bowl. It is manufactured in Jaipur, India, through a fair-trade program, using renewable mango wood.

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