Upcycled materials are more popular than ever, and it’s amazing to see how people are finding new ways to re-use old materials—like this collaborative coffee table piece created by Carnegie Mellon University students Uriel Eisen and Daniel Kaufman. Made with 150-year-old reclaimed timber and scrap steel, it proves that old materials can have incredible character and versatility when it comes to modern design. Eisen and Kaufman strive to breath new life into material that would otherwise be thrown away.

+ D. Kaufman Design

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