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icff 2009: 10 more for the day

by Grace Bonney

just like the stationery show, icff coverage will be continuing here all week, but i wanted to wrap up show coverage for the day with ten more of my favorites from icff. stay tuned tomorrow for more show coverage (and a new biz ladies post next)!

the furniture society of america booth felt a bit disjointed, but there were several great designers in their group: (those are her mud and steel case chairs above), cory robinson of indiana university (that’s his table above), and my personal favorite- the lovely (that’s tanya’s soft seating directly above)

i loved the seafoam green metal detailing on this wooden table from . they’re so talented.

this line dryer and water saver from were fantastic idea. such a clever idea for saving water- and creating something that’s visually pleasing as well (the designers were super friendly to boot).

designer can do little to no wrong in my book. i loved her beaker-shaped rug at the show this year. it felt like a collection of warm winter sweaters.

this clever ‘cozy shelf’ design from ) turns any piece of wood and an L bracket into a cute decorative shelf. this floppy rubber piece just lays on top of the shelf to give the appearance of a decorative ledge. i’m sure we’ll be seeing a lot more from michael in the coming year. (this was shown as part of the booth)

i loved these sweater poofs (lots of sweater-motifs going on this year, seems like a trickle up from design school trends) by and the SUM wooden wall shelves by .

‘s sprout table was sweet and simple- they would be perfect for modern cafe seating. i also loved chris adamick of s turn table storage credenza. wish i could afford one of these for ac.

last but not least- lovely wooden botanical-themed shelving from .

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