Dan Mendes

The Shiner's Minimalist Rocking Bed is Built from Industrial Waste

by , 07/07/11

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When Joe Manus, founder of Shiner, was 7 he was punched in the eye. This dark memory stayed with him his entire life, eventually influencing his design work today. Built to look tough, dark and damaged, Manus’ amazing rocking bed aptly embodies his past experience, fusing it with the spirit of his materials — all of which have been sourced from the scrap and garbage piles of industrial manufacturing sites. The Shiner rocking bed is a minimalist construction, and stands at any angle using rubber floor stoppers making it an interesting addition to any home.



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Shiner is a furniture manufacturer based in Atlanta, Georgia that takes scrap industrial materials destined for a landfill and turns them into furniture with a contemporary aesthetic. All the steel involved in Shiner‘s designs are recycled from industrial discard, and the wood comes in the form of a waste byproduct produced via board manufacturing.

Each piece is created using an automatic CNC processing technique that allows for material optimization and creating as little waste as possible. As an added bonus the furniture is all made in the US, saving tons of fuel from transportation! His pieces can be used both indoors and outdoors.

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3 Comments

  1. 5cootaloo February 6, 2014 at 9:55 pm

    This is unbelievable I so want one. How much does it cost?

  2. ihab August 30, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    its marvels idea

  3. bubble July 30, 2011 at 7:58 pm

    that is soooooo cool!!! but does it have to be outside?

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