Inspired by the 2012 Olympic Games, British designer James Henry Austin created Project Won, a line of furniture made entirely from salvaged sports hall flooring from the UK. All the furniture is handmade in Austin’s Shropshire workshop using time-tested traditional joinery techniques. The individual planks are hand sanded, leaving the original sports lines on display and then recoated with a natural wax oil. The furniture is handmade to order, one piece at a time and is built to last. The Project Won series consists of a chair, table, bench, coffee table and coat rack.

+ James Henry Austin

The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat? Send us a tip by following this link. Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!