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Ash Allen’s Flatpack ‘Sticks and Stones’ Stool Wins Green Design Award at Melbourne’s Fringe Furniture Festival
Posted By Imogen Russell-Head On October 22, 2012 @ 1:20 pm In Design,Green Furniture,Green Interiors,Green Products,Innovation | No Comments
Melbourne-based designer Ash Allen  recently won the sustainable and waste-wise design award at Fringe Furniture  (part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival) for his Sticks and Stones outdoor stool. Allen was inspired by two elements of a Japanese rock garden – a naturally worn “skipping” stone and bamboo stems. The stool sits on three lightweight Tasmanian Oak legs (sticks) with a heavy cast “stone” seat above that incorporates recycled rubber crumb for texture and toughness. The stool is designed to pack flat to ship and does not require glue or tools to be assembled. The stools come in red, blue, grey and white, with or without rubber, and there are also matching side and coffee tables.
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