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Repairing furniture legs...anyone have any advice for this delicate repair? 1 Reply

Started by Albert Covelli. Last reply by Eco Hustler Jun 1, 2009.

Making conscious choices 2 Replies

Started by Albert Covelli. Last reply by Jennah Synnestvedt Mar 19, 2009.

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Comment by Patricia Curry on May 22, 2009 at 1:43pm
Thanks for posting this WSJ article. Re-use should be, of course, the ultimate objective of sustainable designing..... It's only a matter of time before the Italians declare the Brooklyn stoop sale the apex of chic shopping!
Comment by Judy Harper on May 22, 2009 at 12:47pm
In Tough Times, Designers Get Crafty from the Wall Street Journal

The weird and often wonderful objects on show at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan's annual furniture fair, provoke a lot of discussion and head-scratching but they don't always show up in shop windows. It's only in the weeks following the fair (this year's event ran from April 22-27), as the design companies process orders, that it's possible to gauge the real trends for summer/fall.

'Quilt' chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Established and Sons.
"Milan is really an exercise in branding and PR rather than selling," says Carlo Urbinati, co-founder of the Italian lighting company Foscarini, whose new products at the fair included "Tress," a lamp made of interwoven resin threads by Marc Sadler (£874 for a large floor-standing light), due in stores this September. Read More
Comment by Albert Covelli on March 15, 2009 at 11:44am
Hello all

I didn't see any activity with this group so I thought I'd try to get something started....

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