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Trendspotting | Global Eco Trends | Innovative Furniture

12-01-2010 Savvy Chairs from Vespa Spares

In a time where society is becoming more and more conscious of the

need to become actively eco-friendly, so too are many designers. This includes the

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Spanish design studio Bel & Bel. “Recycling is no doubt our starting point,” the team says, who are now combining “reused materials… to make objects such as furniture, lighting, appliances… and other utilities to build sustainable housing.” This is evident in the
studio’s handmade leather chairs, which are created by combining parts of old Vespas – primarily the bike’s front and leg shields. The beautiful little Italian bike, known for its negative impact on the environment, is now being recycled- converted into furniture and art. Call it what you will, Bel & Bel’s Vespa chairs are contemporary, comfortable, and keeps the environment in mind.


 

 

    

 

Source: www.ecoshopper.net

Comments

  • Posted by Richard Penny on 18/01/2010 16:26
  • I bet their studio would be amazing - all these old Vespas and beautiful chairs everywhere..

  • Posted by TrUn on 20/01/2010 11:02
  • Vespa is Vespa. So it is cool, no matter they way you use it!

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