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Re-Lux Showcases Luxury Furniture Made From Waste Materials

Posted By Hazel Saunderson On September 21, 2010 @ 6:56 pm In green Interiors,Green Products,London Design Week | 1 Comment

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Michelle Mason’s [6] Rosetta Rug took the centre stage at the exhibition with its bold cut-out felt shape. This luxury item is as sustainable as it is stylish, as the felt is made from 100% recycled plastic.

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Eco Factory [8]’s distinctive recycled glass bowls transform broken sheets of auto glass into beautiful housewares.

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Eco Factory used plastic bottles [10] as the main material for two of their lamps on display.

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The Garfano Chair by Ricrea [12], which we first spotted in Milan in 2009, was another item that made an impact in this small exhibition. This extravagant chair re-works industrial waste such as felt, plastic and latex from the nautical and shoe industries to create a statement piece.

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Eco Factory’s fun Bottle Top Lamp features a shade made from pop tops that creates a colorful illuminated effect.

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This Fruit Bag by Regenesi [15] uses reclaimed leather in an original way to create a simple, yet appealing bag.

+ Eco Age [5]


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[3] 2010 London Design Festival: http://inhabitat.com/london-design-week/

[4] Re-Lux: http://www.londondesignfestival.com/events/re-lux-eco-age

[5] Eco Age Shop & Design Consultancy: http://www.eco-age.com/home

[6] Michelle Mason’s: http://www.michellemason.co.uk/

[7] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/09/Pouffe_Eco-Age1.jpg

[8] Eco Factory: http://www.eco-age.com/

[9] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/09/Bottle-Top-Lampa1.jpg

[10] plastic bottles: http://inhabitat.com/2010/07/14/beautiful-recycled-bottle-lamps-up-for-auction-on-ebay/

[11] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/09/chair.jpg

[12] Ricrea: http://www.ricreadesign.it/

[13] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/09/Bottle-tops1.jpg

[14] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/09/bag.jpg

[15] Regenesi: http://www.regenesi.com/welcome.html

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