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CHRIS BURTON’s UPCYCLING: Yield Shelving

Posted By Emily Pilloton On January 25, 2007 @ 4:15 pm In green furniture,Recycled Materials | 4 Comments

Chris Burton Yield Shelving, Chris Burton, upcycling, recycled furniture [1]

This morning we touted Chris Burton’s Repose Lounge [2] as an example of his “upcycled” furniture, made from a variety of construction site waste and other miscellaneous dumpster detritus. His equally-ingenious Yield shelves provide a modular shelving system based on the order of an equilateral triangle. Yield’s various vessels are made from plywood, various wooden off-cuts, and even drywall, giving a unique texture and tactility to each unit. The Yield system was featured, along with the Repose Lounge, as part of Burton’s [3] recent student exhibition at Savannah’s Red Kite Studio [2] gallery.

+ Chris Burton [4]


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2007/01/25/chris-burtons-upcycling-yield-shelving/

[2] Chris Burton’s Repose Lounge: http://inhabitat.com/2007/01/25/chris-burtons-upcycling-repose-lounge/

[3] Burton’s: http://www.dexigner.com/product/news-g10058.html

[4] + Chris Burton: http://www.thesouthmag.com/images/online_exclusive/TrashArt/gallery_install.pdf

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