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Bien Hecho to Bring Elegant Reclaimed Furniture to BKLYN Designs 2013

Bien Hecho to Bring Elegant Reclaimed Furniture to BKLYN Designs 2013

We're gearing up for BKLYN Designs 2013, which kicks off in DUMBO on May 10, and one the designers we're most excited to check out is woodworking studio Bien Hecho, which was founded by John Randall in

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Help Save Unwanted Pallets By Giving Them New Lives as Chairs or Tables

Help Save Unwanted Pallets By Giving Them New Lives as Chairs or Tables

Gas&Air Studios was launched in 2010 when two British design students started messing around with a pile of broken shipping pallets. After many design iterations the duo came up with a simple and

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It’s Always Sunny With Hendzel and Hunt’s 12 O’Clock Shadow Cabinet

It’s Always Sunny With Hendzel and Hunt’s 12 O’Clock Shadow Cabinet

In the dead of winter, sunny days may seem like a distant, taunting memory. But London-based design studio Hendzel and Hunt has the solution: sustainable furniture that cleverly doubles as a tribute to

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Furniture Designer Rupert Blanchard Transforms Discarded Drawers into Stunning Storage Units

Furniture Designer Rupert Blanchard Transforms Discarded Drawers into Stunning Storage Units

Blanchard's supply of orphaned drawers, collected from the street or dumpsters, lines a wall of his workshop, waiting to be incorporated into upcycled dressers, sideboards and cabinets. Using reclaimed

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Jacobo Jorgensen’s Quirky Furnishings are Made Entirely From Reclaimed Wood

Jacobo Jorgensen’s Quirky Furnishings are Made Entirely From Reclaimed Wood

Designer Jacobo Jorgensen transforms reclaimed wood into architecture-inspired pieces of furniture. Jorgensen mixes interesting colors and styles to create a wide range of quirky modern furnishings -

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Jeff Skierka’s Nostalgic Mixtape Table is Made from Reclaimed Wood!

Jeff Skierka’s Nostalgic Mixtape Table is Made from Reclaimed Wood!

Seattle designer Jeff Skierka’s new Mixtape Table appeals to the 80’s child in all of us. The handmade wooden table harkens back to the days of high school crushes and passing notes. Made from

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Doris Salcedo’s Installations Transform Old Furniture Into Evocative Political Statements

Doris Salcedo’s Installations Transform Old Furniture Into Evocative Political Statements

Artist Doris Salcedo thought-provoking art transforms reclaimed items of furniture into politically charged sculptural work. In 2003 she took over a derelict spot between two buildings in Istanbul,

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Niloufar Afnan Unveils Recycled Furnishings Inspired by Beirut’s Recovery Culture

Niloufar Afnan Unveils Recycled Furnishings Inspired by Beirut’s Recovery Culture

Spotted at this year’s New Designers exhibition in London, Royal Stool and 46 (table) are a series of furniture pieces inspired by the culture of recovery and reuse. Designed by Lebanese-born Niloufar

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Salvaged Wood Stools Made From Pieces of Thomas Edison’s Factory

Salvaged Wood Stools Made From Pieces of Thomas Edison’s Factory

Finding their roots in America's heartland, these elegant limited-edition accent pieces are made from salvaged wood reclaimed from Thomas Edison's old phonograph factory in New London, Wisconsin. Each

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Oil Barrels Transformed Into Colorful Chic Cabinets

Oil Barrels Transformed Into Colorful Chic Cabinets

Here at Inhabitat we love stumbling across re-purposed objects. And appropriation is even sweeter when something destructive is transformed into a useful piece of design, like these colorful Oil Barrel

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Shipwreck Furniture: One of a Kind Nautical Furniture Made from Salvaged Boats

Shipwreck Furniture: One of a Kind Nautical Furniture Made from Salvaged Boats

Beautiful reclaimed furniture that's a sight for sore "ayes."

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Reclaimed Wood Desks Feature Vintage Soda Crates as Drawers

Reclaimed Wood Desks Feature Vintage Soda Crates as Drawers

Koff Designs has been making reclaimed furniture in Brooklyn with love for years. Now they're using vintage soda crates as magazine drawers for their tables - adding a special touch to their beautiful

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Quirky Modern Furniture Made From Recycled Cabinets

Quirky Modern Furniture Made From Recycled Cabinets

These modern pieces of furniture from M&Mme Valentin definitely embody a style we don't see too often. Constructed from old handmade cabinetry and reclaimed bankirai wood, the designs fuse classic

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Modern Butcher Block Island Made from an Old TV Stand

Modern Butcher Block Island Made from an Old TV Stand

Can you believe that this awesome kitchen island was a washed up old TV stand in its past life? Furniture reclamation and design experts, Purpose Restoration, upcycled the beat up piece of furniture into

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BKLYN Designs Sneak Peek: Uhuru Designs

BKLYN Designs Sneak Peek: Uhuru Designs

Lots of up-and-coming and established designers will present new collections at BKLYN Designs this weekend, and we don’t want to miss a single, solitary piece of work—which is why we love getting an

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KNOOP Rope Table from Josh Urso

KNOOP Rope Table from Josh Urso

Ever wondered what could be done with a 1,200 foot spool of rope? Designer Josh Urso answers the question with this marvelous innovation in table design: KNOOP (Dutch for "knot") is his latest line of

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ONCE A DOOR Recycled Door Chair by Claire Danthois

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

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ARTEK 2ND CYCLE FURNITURE with Tom Dixon

ARTEK 2ND CYCLE FURNITURE with Tom Dixon

At our recent Reclaiming Design event, we were thrilled to see such amazing work and general interest in the integration of reused and recycled materials in the design process. But super-kudos go out to

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