Buckle up! Not only do seatbelts save lives, but they make for super strong and comfortable furniture as well. The tightly woven nylon that makes seat belts capable of withstanding up to 5,000 pounds of force, is an ideal material for a flexible woven seat in chairs and benches. Designer Peter Danko rescues post-industrial automotive seatbelts from becoming landfill fodder, and gives them new life as seat webbing in his Arbor furniture line.

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  1. devin June 10, 2005 at 2:04 am

    Freitag has been making bags out of tire innertubes with seatbelt handles.

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