Archive for the ‘Office Style’ Category

Photo courtesy of Salvage One Sometimes the most precious pieces are ones are those you find in unexpected places. The antique mirror you scored at a flea market, the Phillipe Starck chairs you got for $69 each at Hotel Surplus Outlet, the handsome used Eames Lounge Chair knockoff bought on eBay for $50 (yes, it’s […]

We’ve reported on these retro tanker desks before, and have found several other companies outside of L.A. offering these popular, rehabbed mid-century originals. All of these shops offer several styles and a dizzying range of custom colors. First up is Minneapolis-based Past Present Future. PPF offers a range of desks, credenzas, storage and seating, available […]

Here’s a pretty resourceful design idea I spotted on Curbly: how to turn your collection of business cards into wall art. It’s an especially great project if like me, you’re in a design-related field and have collected bunches of stand-up-and-be-noticed cards. Or if you’ve abandoned your rolodex for a PDA. READY, SET, DESIGN * Sort […]

The Steelcase Think Chair is about as close to perfection as it gets in an office chair. From now until May 15, Fab Green readers can get a 10% discount. Praised for its sleek design, cutting edge ergonomics, and environmentally conscious materials, the Think chair is so comfortable it just might give you the extra […]

My love for books spilleth over this morning. Bookish design finds and inspiration for home, office or your closet. This wall unit by Vitra contributing designer Werner Asslinger redefines the definition of the word ‘bookshelf.’ An interesting functional mix of old materials (those outdated titles) with a modernist’s love of modular: How Studio Asslingler puts […]

Storage that doubles as a piece of wall art? The Cesaria Evora Storage Unit by GodoyLab takes recycled cans and transforms them into a wall mounted shelving unit. Originally designed in 1997, Emiliano Godoy has created many versions since. These units strike a perfect balance of industrial style and elegance. The DIY Version: Create your […]

Welcome to the first in a series of five fabgreen gift guides for the holidays! These gift ideas are made with love for design and the planet which makes the act of giving truly special. Enjoy! And if you’ve got a great gift idea you want to share I’d love to hear from you. Today’s […]

These Oto chairs available at Futureproof/ed conjure up childhood memories of folding origami with my mother. So what happens when you take a penchant for paperfolding and apply it to say–molded beech plywood? How about a stunning collection of furniture that is clean, understated. Very eco-cool. The Voxia line designed by Peter Karpf is the […]

¬†Apparently architect Tadao Ando is not the only one fascinated with using bottled water as a design material. Check out this design for the Tokyo-based office that also uses the idea of plastic bottle walls to create a different effect. Klein Dytham Architecture designed this space for the Danone Company whose main product lines include […]

Seattle-based modularArts has done it again. After introducing a stunning line of sculptural panels in 2004, we’ve been patiently waiting for the unveiling of new designs. Their latest, featured here is Bloom. modularArts panels have graced the walls of Sony Design Center, Bloomingdales, CNN, Bellagio, Aveda and Burdine’s Macy’s. What makes them Fabulous: 1. Made […]