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From the Source Uses Reclaimed Indonesian Wood to Create Chic Rustic Furniture
Posted By Jessica Dailey On May 18, 2011 @ 1:50 pm In carousel showcase,green furniture,Green Materials,ICFF,new york design week,Recycled Materials | No Comments
The new line accentuates the shape and origin of many of the pieces by leaving them whole, using the rough edges and interesting shapes to create unique chairs and table tops. For the dressers and armoires, the wood was cut into smaller rectangles, then arranged in a colorful zig-zag patterns across the fronts. The deep brown reclaimed rosewood next to the softer tan reclaimed teak  makes for a beautiful combination, and each piece has a slightly different pattern thanks to the woods’ natural grain and coloring.
In Indonesia, “Bendera” means “flag” and From the Source  wanted to combine color and patterns in the new collection in the same way that flags do. The bright yellow, magenta, and turquoise steel supports take their vibrant colors from the feathers of a macaw. They are the poles holding up the Indonesian wood pieces, like flags paying homage to their origins. From the Source  is know for its imported pieces made from reclaimed Indonesian wood, and at ICFF, they highlighted their specialty by constructing their entire booth with the material.
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URLs in this post:
 sneaker lights: http://inhabitat.com/cheeky-sneaker-shaped-lamp-by-frances-ranno-lightens-up-ny-design-week/
 piano key chairs: http://inhabitat.com/brc-designs-unveils-amazing-piano-key-chair-at-icff/
 Bendera Series: http://fromthesourceny.com/blog/2011/05/from-the-source-icff/
 From the Source: http://fromthesourceny.com/blog/
 ICFF: http://inhabitat.com/best-of-green-furniture-design-at-icff-2011/
 New York Design Week: http://inhabitat.com/new-york-design-week/
 Stephen Burks: http://www.readymadeprojects.com/
 teak: http://fromthesourceny.com/blog/2011/05/teak-plantation-grown/
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