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T-Shirt Chair Weaves Together a Meaningful Story Using Recycled Textiles

Posted By Diane Pham On March 9, 2011 @ 5:00 pm In Design,Green Furniture,Green Interiors,Innovation,Recycled Materials | 1 Comment

  T-shirt Chair, Maria Westerberg , Berhin Studios, Green Furniture Award 2011, green furniture, recycled t-shirt designs, recycled materials, eco friendly furniture, green design

If your collection of t-shirts is worn beyond repair, then turn them into a funky new chair full of memories! To create her original T-shirt Chair, Maria Westerberg [1] wove together shirts from forty of the designer’s friends along with other once-treasured textiles to create a colorful mosaic of her personal history. Smitten with the idea, manufacturer Berhin Studios is now producing the chairs from a mix of colorful fabric pieces leftover from sofa manufacturing. The T-shirt Chair can also be purchased as a plain frame so you can personalize it with your own worn-out clothes [2], t-shirts and other textiles. The T-shirt Chair is the winner of the 2011 Green Furniture Award [3].

+ Maria Westerberg

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[1] Maria Westerberg: http://www.e-side.co.uk/designer/21

[2] clothes: http://www.ecouterre.com

[3] 2011 Green Furniture Award: http://www.greenfurniture.se/winners_2011

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