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Diederik Schneemann Constructs a Table from Flip-Flops Found Along Kenya’s Beaches
Posted By Ana Lisa On April 23, 2013 @ 4:30 pm In green furniture,Milan Furniture Fair,Recycled Materials | No Comments
Dutch designer Diederik Schneeman  recently added a new object to his wonderful collection called Flip Flop Story.  Crafted from used flip-flops washed ashore in Nairobi, Kenya, this unique new table brings new life to lost soles.
Schneeman collects discolored, worn out, torn and tossed away flip-flops that he finds washed up along the beach. Together with a group of locals they clean them and recycle them into a new material with endless possibilities. The collection, which includes lamps and vases, now has a new member shaped as a table. The piece was unveiled last week during the Milan Furniture Fair. 
Photos by Irene Vermeulen for Inhabitat and Diederik Schneemann
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URLs in this post:
 Diederik Schneeman: http://www.studioschneemann.com/
 Flip Flop Story.: http://inhabitat.com/diederik-schneemanns-artpieces-made-of-flip-flops-burst-with-color-and-energy/
 Milan Furniture Fair.: http://inhabitat.com/we-searched-out-the-most-inventive-green-designs-at-ventura-lambrate-during-the-2013-salone-del-mobile/
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