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Claire Potter Design's Dover Cabinet is Made From Three Recycled Desks

by , 09/27/11

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Brighton-based Claire Potter Design recently completed work on this beautiful blue DOVER cabinet, which is made from three separate desks and cabinets which were purchased in a true second-hand state from a local charity shop. The desks were trimmed, adjusted, and combined by the studio to create a single, four-meter-long cabinet. Long bar handles and 100% recycled paint from Newlife paints unify the cabinet, which was also wrapped in locally reclaimed, scrubbed scaffold boards to create a soft yet utilitarian styled piece of furniture. The DOVER cabinet has proved very popular – so much so that the studio is now offering a similar ‘rescue and reinvent’ service for clients’ otherwise overlooked furniture.

+ Claire Potter Design

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2 Comments

  1. bz November 18, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    You Beauty! This is fabulous. A great source of inspiration!
    Thank you.
    BZ

  2. Home Lighting October 11, 2011 at 3:56 am

    Wow! That cabinet looks brand new! I like the fact that it is reinvented yet it looks more fab than my own cabinet at home! Great job!

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