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NYT House & Home Roundup 2.28.08

From the super-practical business of reclaiming fallen trees, to high-end plastic tables that cost a fortune, this week's Currents, covers a lot of ground. Pictured above, Artist Tattfoo Tan's colorful mural on Front Street in Brooklyn based on his placemat inspired by the colors of fruits and vegetables...The placemat.

Horigan Urban Forest Products sells wood from Chicago-area trees downed from storms.

A high-end cookware shop, Kitchen Couture, opens in Borough Park, Brooklyn.


A brief interview with Oscar-nominated production designer Sarah Greenwood
. Greenwood designed the set for Atonement, and she talks about her latest film, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day.

Alexandra Von Furstenberg (Diane's former daughter-in-law) creates over-the-top, expensive, limited-edition plastic tables. There are six designs and they range in price from $7,000 - $60,000. Seriously.

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