Take a load off from your eco crusade on one of these design-savvy and sustainable seats by Toronto's rising furniture-making stars.
Scott Eunson's peanut-shaped plywood bench (price on request through www.scotteunson.com) conserves Malaysian mahogany with its hollowed out design.
Lumber used in Holtz und Metal's Ideal Source outdoor lounge chair ($1,400, or $2,600 for a pair, MADE, 867 Dundas West, 416-607-6384) is sourced and milled locally in collaboration with sustainability-minded arbourists.
Mazzie Design's Melanie Zanker attaches a hand-sewn silk-petal tuffet to a vintage stool base ($777, Koma Designs, 1239 Queen West, 416-532-5662).
Minimal materials and water-based finishes combine in Covello Reesor's rocking stools (small stool $490, large $550, MADE, www.covelloreesor.com).
Spring for Ryan Legassicke's revamped rocker ($2,777, Koma Designs).