Parapu chair by Claesson Koivisto Rune
The brilliance shines through DuraPulp, a paper based material that is fully recyclable. Reinforced with PLA, plastic made from maize starch or cane sugar which binds with the paper fibers at 167 degrees Celsius, the result is a material that has the properties of plastic and the qualities of paper: water resistant, lightweight, yet surprisingly solid.
Tabouret by Renaud Dancie
Renaud Dancie, a french creator is hand-making these classy stools and other home decors with reclaimed wood from the french “Landes” forest.
Urban Hackavist by Florian Riviere
“Florian Riviere is an “urban hacktivist”. Inspired by the hacker culture, he reinvests and diverts public space to allow citizens to reclaim their environment. His interventions, between urban design “Do It Yourself” and upcycling, have the particularity to be spontaneous and raw, exclusively made with objects found in the street, and always with humor.
via Wooster Collective)
Fluoro Stool by Tom Dixon
Off-cut pieces of wood are rescued from the trash bin to form the Tom Dixon Offcut Stool. No metal hardware or glue is used, as the curved and otherwise irregular wood remnants are designed to fit together beautifully using wooden pegs. The natural version is made out of oak, while the bright orange fluoro finishes birch. Comes flat-packed and easy to assemble.
Bits of wood by Pepe Heykoop
‘Bits of Wood’ is a reaction on handling leftovers from production processes. All the different pieces are modified to fit in a mold where molten tin embraces them and holds them together. Pieces of wood come from the sawmill, the tin comes from a metal recycling department where old tin pots and plates are collected. Collecting these materials is done locally.
leather loops stool by pepe heykoop
for the ‘leather loops’ stools, rejected skins are cut into straps and rolled-up in different ways to form the seats. in this way, the rounded form reveals the end grain of the leather which brings texture to its surface, with all damages and color difference hidden within.
Repurposed Rag Chair by Droog Design
“This chair is layered from the contents of 15 bags of rags. It arrives ready made but the user has the option to recycle its own discarded clothes to be included in the design. Each piece is unique; a treasure-chest of memories.”