PHOTOS: Unloved Furniture Recycled Into Retro-Chic Designs at London Design Week
By stripping the fabric from discarded luminaires, Donna Walker is able to expose the lamp’s original skeleton, revealing the dedicated work that once went into it. By simply swapping lamp bases, bulbs and wired-frames, she creates new and brilliant designs to call her own.
A collection of random pieces of furniture from different manufacturers – using various types of woods and sources – were ‘unified’ into a dining set. One side is painted in a turquoise color, but the other is left bare to remind us of its past.
Using fluorescent paint on an old, unloved chair magically transforms it into a funky self-confident design. But best of all? It’s cheap and takes virtually no time at all to create!
Here, the edge of an old coffee table has been transformed into a small shelf to compliment the orange chair.
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