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Valentia and Riccardo Sartori Give a New Life to Discarded Doors
Posted By Radhika Sawhney On May 15, 2013 @ 10:30 am In Art,carousel showcase,Design,Green Furniture,Green Products,Innovation,Recycled Materials | 1 Comment
Two young designers from Turin have created Deformazione Professionale  – a line of clever new furnishings made from old unwanted doors. Founders of Studio Lacrime D’Arte , Valentia and Riccardo Sartori  have created a bookshelf and a chaise lounge by recycling  a total of four doors. The doors take on new functionality and a fresh look while keeping their characteristic traits – the handles and locks are retained.
Valentia and Riccardo Sartori  have realized a hidden potential in old doors, and how its minimalist straight lines can be used as a basis of forming contemporary furniture . These doors are cut by hand and shaped into the desired forms. The bookshelf is made of two varnished doors, with the handles and locks intact, using pieces of a third one for support. The chaise longue on the other hand, is cut out of only one door, complemented with a leather seat and antique oak stand.
+ Lacrime d’Arte 
Images courtesy of Vito Magnanini
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 Deformazione Professionale: http://www.lacrimedarte.com/works04.php
 Studio Lacrime D’Arte: http://www.lacrimedarte.com/index.php
 Valentia and Riccardo Sartori: http://www.lacrimedarte.com/about.php
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 Valentia and Riccardo Sartori: http://www.lacrimedarte.com/about_eng.php
 contemporary furniture: http://inhabitat.com/foodscapes-contemporary-compostable-tableware-made-from-recycled-food-waste/
 + Lacrime d’Arte: http://www.lacrimedarte.com/
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