Almost Meta-Efficient: Multifunctional Illuminated Furniture

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The furniture featured here is definitely multifunctional, serving both as a lamp and as a table or chair. It is however, too expensive to be meta-efficient. The chairs below are priced at $2850 and the tables above go for $650-999. The ideas are intriguing though, and if built with eco-effective materials, would qualify as being […]

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Reclaimed White Oak Chair by Whit McLeod

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This chair is made of 100% white oak salvaged from wine barrels discarded by California wineries. It is treated with linseed oil. The chair folds together like so: The price for one chair is $125. They also construct other furniture. Available from: Whit McLeod

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FutureProof/ed: IForm: Voxia: Oto Chair

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The Oto chair is made from a single piece of molded beech plywood. It is part of Peter Karpf’s Voxia line of furniture. The chairs are shaped into their 3D form in one continuous process — this minimizes cut-away wood and energy used in manufacturing. The beech plywood comes from a sustainably managed forest in […]

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