Lamps made with egg cups or coffee tables constructed with recycled books. There are many options to design your home in style without neglecting the environment.
The so-called eco-design or ‘eco-design’ proposes an alternative model in the field of interior decoration, the market begins to use to advantage.
Decorate your home with some eco-consciousness involves keeping an open mind for understanding otherwise the interior design. To do this you must allow entry into your home with furniture made of unexpected materials, then you must distribute with the logic that makes a kind.
Recycled wood design Piet Hein Eek Dutch
Save energy and reduce environmental impact of waste recycled materials are two of the keys to finding an ecological sense to interior design. Some firms have already begun to explode in search of a new consumer who knows the savings and commitment to the environment that may involve integrating this product range in your home.
The reclaimed wood is one of the materials that should be guarded and strengthened in a green house. Tables, chairs, magazine racks and even lamps made of this material may be found in department store catalogs and specialty stores in the furniture sector.
In this area highlights the Dutchman Piet Hein Eek, whose furniture has created ecological and sustainable school. “We used to see furniture made perfectly and having the same issue. So I thought this was the room for imperfection. If you create a simply furnished with natural materials and age it will remain beautiful and aesthetic value will never diminish, “he says.
The ecological design competition organized by the specialized portal Inhabitat awards the best ideas of design made from reusable materials. The winning entry of 2009 is a work by Brazilian Rodrigo Jaroseski, a coffee table that has been reusing an old phone, a good way to keep the paper alive in the Internet age.
Other featured designs by inhabitant is the lamp made from egg carton Peruvian Federico Otero, designing an elegant example of ‘Do it yourself’, ie ‘made by the same’.