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Area Rugs: Buy Well, Go Vintage

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Quality craftsmanship, character mean handmade rugs retain and even increase in value over time

When it comes to shopping for the home, we are big believers in the practice of buying once and buying well. Whether it's a stereo or bed linens, a crib or tableware, it's always better to pay more for something that will proudly live in your home for your entire life, than to pay less for something that will end up in a landfill in a few years. We are also big believers in going vintage. After......read more

Animal Boxes by Karl Zahn

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Sculptural stash boxes made of sustainable wood $49.00

Simple though they may seem, these sustainable wood Animal Boxes from Karl Zahn carry deep symbolic meaning. Each represents "a 'power animal' -- a totem for our individual ambitions." With hollow cores and the addition of hinges, they provide a beautiful, figural hiding spot for small objects. Made in USA....read more

Driftwood Hooks

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Washed up wood repurposed as colorful hangers $25.00

As a kid growing up on the shores of Lake Erie in western New York, Kiel Mead had a "love affair" with driftwood, which he collected for display at home. Now a designer living in Brooklyn, Mead works primarily with found objects, refashioning them in new and interesting ways. Mead makes clever and colorful use of driftwood with these unique, one-of-a-kind hooks, which  are stained......read more

Metaproject 03: Areaware Wooden Toys

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Design students rise to the challenge of creating wooden toys for Areaware

Another year, another edition of Metaproject. The brainchild of designer and Rochester Institute of Technology professor Josh Owen, the annual student challenge lands hopeful industrial designers an actual project with a real client. For Metaproject 03, the client in question was Areaware, the NYC-based producer of everyday objects which we've featured prominently in our Shop. The brief? Create......read more

Pebble Rug

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Surplus teddy bear material repurposed into a uniquely plush rug $888.00

 Here's an interesting floor piece from Toronto's DesignRepublic that's sure to warm up any room. Looking like a collection of round stones, the Pebble Rug is actually made of extra material left over from fuzzy toy animal production. After a long day, who wouldn't want to lay down on a carpet of cuddly teddy bear arms?   The Pebble Rug is available in four colors:......read more

Bicicleta Rug

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100% recycled rubber rug, from designer Nani Marquina $1,661.00

Nanimarquina, the Spanish rug company headed by forward-thinking designer Nani Marquina, is highly regarded for its biodegradable floor pieces made from natural materials like wool and jute. But this Bicicleta Rug is a whole new level of amazing. Handcrafted using 100% recycled rubber from bike inner tubes, the piece shows off Nanimarquina's bold experimentation in sustainable home......read more

Recycled Denim Jute Rug

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West Elm reincarnates jeans for the living room floor $200.00

For function and comfort, there's nothing quite like a pair of old, worn-in pair of jeans. So a rug made from recycled denim? Well, it only makes sense. This muted indigo offering from West Elm, made of recycled denim woven together with natural jute fibers, features all the best qualities of old jeans. Durable yet cozy, warm yet practical, the Recycled Denim Jute Rug is  like your......read more

Braided Hemp Rug from Restoration Hardware

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Textured rug great for any floor $299.99

This tightly loomed highly textured rug is made from durable eco-friendly hemp.  It has a very neutral nubby feeling and acts as a subtle accent to the rest of the loft.  It's inherently durable, feels good to the feet, and carries a long-lasting versatile feel. ...read more

Areaware Bottle Opener

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Designed By Brendan Ravenhill $12.00

Designed by Brendan Ravenhill for Areaware, this bottle opener is designed with ultimate functionality in mind. Carved from walnut wood and featuring a contrasting black painted handle, the simple bottle opener contains two small magnets—one that allows the opener to stay on a refrigerator door when not in use, and another that catches the bottle cap after its been opened to avoid the......read more

Huge New Area to Open for Offshore Wind and Power in New England

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The Department of Interior to auction the largest-ever area of federal waters

Ari Phillips for Climate Progress: On January 29, the Department of Interior (DOI) will auction off the largest area of federal waters in the nation for the development of offshore wind power. More than 742,000 acres, or over 1,160 square miles, will be offered for wind development off the coast of Massachusetts. While the U.S. is yet to install its first offshore wind turbine, across the......read more

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