Gallery: ONCE A DOOR Recycled Door Chair by Claire Danthois

 

Claire Danthois wowed us with her chair made from a recycled door at the [re]design stand at 100% Design this year- her Once A Door chair turns a reclaimed door into sculptural chaise that is as environmentally friendly as it is thought-provoking. Driven by an interest in people and their relationship with the world around them, Claire is fascinated with the story embedded in reclaimed materials, and custom makes all of her pieces for a specific individuals, using materials found in that person’s life.

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  1. areef April 15, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    it is wonderful……….

  2. Bal February 17, 2008 at 3:47 pm

    I can assure Erik van Lennep it is not. I have been fortunate enough to see Claire’s work at two exhibitions and she is aware of the need to avoid toxic subjects. Her work is truly eco as she has a good connection with the earth and its abundance of materials.

  3. Erik van Lennep October 13, 2007 at 5:58 am

    Some of that wood is suspiciuosly green-tinged. I hope the recycling is not including pressure treated, “toxic timber”…

  4. Quick Green Reads For T... October 12, 2007 at 2:02 pm

    […] “Once A Door” chair turns a reclaimed door into sculptural chaise that is as environmentally friendly as it is thought-provoking. Cool, but is it comfortable at […]

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