Gallery: DVELAS Recycles Old Ship Sails into Unique Outdoor Furniture

 

Once a ship’s sail reaches the end of its life, its last port of call is typically the local landfill. Spotted over at Design Milk, Spanish company DVELAS has come to the rescue of these icons of nautical adventure with a series of furniture made from salvaged sailcloth. The group of architects and designers launched their Living Sails line to recover materials that hold unique histories, and give them a fresh new life through art and expert craftsmanship.

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