Gallery: George Hlavacs’s Recycled Aluminum Zephyr Table Was Inspired b...

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When he set out to create the Zephyr table table, Hungarian designer George Hlavacs wanted to create a long-lasting, beautiful and sustainable piece of furniture. The stripy piece of furniture is made of about 180 pieces of square section scrap aluminum tubes and its surface reflects its Greek name: a light wind that blows in the south of the Mediterranean Sea. The idea was to ”blow some life” into a few boring aluminum tubes by coating the old standard tubes with eco-friendly transparent powder coating, helping to bring the table to lifre.

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