3. Live edges. Live-edge furniture has never gone out of style, and is more popular than ever. Also, a focus on sustainability in the design world is much more widespread than ever. Case in point: Robin Wade Furniture, which focuses on green practices from harvesting only sustainable wood (often trees that were already down), to hauling it no more than 60 mile to their studio, and even making sure their leftover scraps are put to good use. The rotted-out hole in this coffee table adds so much character and reminds one of this tree's past life.