Gallery: Fiyel Levent Transforms Wood from Historic NYC Bar into a Besp...

Brooklyn-based Fiyel Levent was one of the talented designers that participated in the innovative 12 x 12 project, which upcycled wood from some of New York’s historic buildings into beautiful furniture.  Levent’s source of materials was the Mars Bar, a seminal East Village haunt that shuttered its doors to the chagrin of aging punks everywhere in 2011. Paying tribute to the cast of characters that frequented the bar since the 1970s, Levent created Vice Box, a gorgeous liquor and wine cabinet from reclaimed wood emblazoned with her signature pattern of circles.

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