Materials: Cardboard, plywood, welded aluminum planter
Price Point: $215
"Strata uses eco-friendly materials to provide a space-efficient solution to entryway clutter. Its unique geometry, pieced layering, and inherent refraction of light though the cardboard corrugations echo the fragmented convergence of space in a hall or entry..."
Designer: Nicole Runde
Location: Baltimore, MD
Oh Lloyd! Lampshade Pendant by Hemal Patel
• About Design Showcase 2009: This summer we're celebrating the best in design for the home. We're taking submissions from independent and student designers from around the world and letting our readers vote on who they think has the best design. There's also a panel of august judges. Two winners will win $20,000 in targeted advertising placements on our sites to help launch their career. All info is here.