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Alien and Monkey’s Sand Furniture Turns Back to Dust at the End of its Lifecycle

Posted By Lidija Grozdanic On May 6, 2013 @ 11:47 am In carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Green Graphics & Packaging,Green Materials,Innovation,Transforming Furniture | No Comments

Alien and Monkey design, furniture design, sand furniture, earth furniture, green materials, recycled materials, chair design, recyclable chair, recyclable furniture, green packaging, green design [1]

The furniture is produced using molds made from reclaimed wood [2]. Alien and Monkey deploy traditional processes of ceramic manufacturing to create the molds for the Sand Furniture.

The Sand Packaging revisits the act of giving and receiving gifts. Instead of following the trends of mass production, the artists of Alien and Monkey use traditional craftsmanship and knowledge to create packaging [3] out of sand and wood saw-dust and bring back the story-telling aspect to the experience of opening a present.

+ Alien and Monkey [4]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2013/05/Sand-Furniture-5.jpg

[2] reclaimed wood: http://inhabitat.com/proceeds-from-lstns-reclaimed-wood-headphones-go-to-help-restore-hearing-in-children-in-deaf-schools/

[3] packaging: http://inhabitat.com/dala-furniture-recycles-food-and-drink-packaging-into-luxury-furniture/

[4] + Alien and Monkey: http://www.alienandmonkey.com/about

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