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Living Design Objects for Your Eco-Friendly Home


Green design has become more prominent, but every now and then we spot something unusual that wows us. This is Colossal recently featured a “living” chandelier that was displayed at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The creation took years to develop with a biochemical technology researcher. It also actively purifies the air around it. We feature the unique chandelier past the break, along with other examples of furniture and objects that take organic/green matter into consideration.

Julian Melchiorri designed this “living” chandelier named Exhale. The light fixture and statement piece is made from 70 glass petals that hold a green algae solution.

Italian furniture designers Zilio A&C collaborated with group Dossofiorito to create this space divider that also functions as a home for your plants, shoes, and more.

The picNYC table from Haiko Cornelissen Architecten lets you picnic indoors on fresh grass — the perfect solution for city dwellers with limited green space.

An organic insert for your dining table. Your cats will be begging to dine with you.

Neostudio Architects designed this residence in Poland, which is formerly a site for seed drying conducted by a local agricultural university.

From Dezeen:

Designers Jonas Edvard and Nikolaj Steenfatt have used a new material made from seaweed and paper to create a chair and a collection of pendant lamps. Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts graduates Jonas Edvard and Nikolaj Steenfatt harvest fucus seaweed — a type of algae — from the Danish coastline, before drying and grinding it into a powder. It is then cooked into a glue, exploiting the viscous and adhesive effect of alginate – a natural polymer found in the brown algae.