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While any true orGLAMic follower knows that we have an aversion to too much color, all rules went out the window upon discovering the Chictorian Chair by G-I-N Designs.  Brooklyn-based Orlando Dominguez carefully handcrafts this delightful explosion of eco-friendly color to create unique, one-of-a-kind pieces.  He begins by locally sourcing chairs from antique dealers, estate sales and private owners, gathers materials from decommissioned leathers and suedes no longer utilized by New York handbag designers, and then drapes and assembles the ‘scraps’ on the stripped frame which is sanded and painted with zero-VOC acrylic water-based paint.  Click here to learn more about G-I-N Designs: a furniture/sculpture/art lifestyle brand and studio.

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Luckily there are more and more eco-friendly cribs on the market today, but few of them are as orGLAMic as the crib in The Roh Collection by Spot on Square.  “The Spot for the Modern Tot” is the home of one of my favorite orGLAMic designs that I have found, for a children’s nursery or otherwise!  Not only is this crib beautifully designed and crafted, but the locally sourced walnut frame has a durable half-inch, BPA free, phthalate free, 100% recyclable, clear acrylic piece that keeps baby safe and engaged with the outside world at the same time.  While The Roh Collection isn’t quite available, it isn’t too early to purchase and start planning for that little bundle of joy.  Click here for purchase, of here to browse the Eicho and Hiya collections as well.

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