Gallery: 2,000 IKEA Hangers Upcycled Into Dynamic Chromatic Screen Room...

 
Chromatic Screen

Two Portuguese designers, tired of watching clothes hangers tossed aside after a brief life on the rack, decided to reclaim them as functional art. Diogo Agular and Teresa Otta of LIKEarchitects rescued 2,000 colorful IKEA children’s hangers that were destined for the landfill and designed a technicolor Chromatic Screen for the 2012 Oporto Show, the most prestigious event for interior design and architecture on the Iberian Peninsula.

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2 Comments

  1. Brianne Pankratz September 9, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    I am certainly inspired to find more imaginative ways to repurpose objects- congratulations, designers, you have achieved your goal!

  2. akamundo August 13, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    Undeniably awesome installation…

    Undeniably done before: http://www.jacobdahlgren.com/images/cloth_hangers.htm

    Design imitates art?

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