Gallery: Designtree’s Salvage Stool Combines Recycled Aluminum with Dis...

The legs for the Salvage Stool are recycled from local woodshops and junkshops, which give a special character to the design valuing the old, the worn and the discarded.

Designer Tim Wigmore from New Zealand’s designtree is presenting an intelligent way to use discarded materials and industrial off-cuts in combination with 100% recycled aluminum during this week’s Milan Furniture Fair. The Salvage Stool explores a mixture of old and new processes such as turned timber and highly crafted and finished aluminum to create a unique piece of green design. If you’ve got a bunch of mismatched furniture pieces that you don’t know what to do with, you’ll want to read on for some inspiration.

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