Recycled Furniture by Lebanon’s Niloufar Afnan

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She exhibited Royal Stool (pictured above) and 46 (shown after the jump) – two furniture pieces that show the possibilities of reusing found objects. Afnan’s concept here is somewhat similar to Reddish Studio’s upcycled menorah, made of different sized found candlesticks.).

Recycled Furniture from Middle East Rugs and Doors

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Recycled furniture by Israeli designer Naama Futerman. Scouring the streets of Tel Aviv for other people’s “junk” , Futerman uses objects such as old carpets and unwanted wooden doors to create interesting pieces of furniture.

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Recycled Furniture to Be Sold at Israeli Auction Next Week

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Select pieces of recycled, eco friendly furniture will be sold at an auction house in central Israel next week alongside paintings and other fine art. It is fashioned out of a metal grid door and collected parts of old furniture.

Design School Partners with Wineries to Give Wooden Barrels a Second Life

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In order to address this issue, the wineries of the Golan region in Israel recently teamed up with the Industrial Design Department at the Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) to challenge young designers to find ways to upcycle used oak wine barrels.

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Lebanese Designers Transform Washing Machines Into Beautiful Seats

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Which is just as well as Lebanon produces 4,000 tonnes of waste a day and only 10 percent of that is recycled. According to Jennifer Hattam over at TreeHugger , Baghdadi and Kradokian first tried upcycling when they were invited by gallery owner Rania Choueiri to take part in a recycled art and design exhibition earlier this summer at L’Atelier Fanfreluche in Beirut’s Mar Mikhail neighbourhood.

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Cardboard Interior Design Thinks Outside the (Cardboard) Box

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Cardboard is becoming an eco-friendly material of choice for furniture design , and sustainable designers have put it to many uses. Cleverly titled “Outside the Box”, Buchler’s design consists of a modular furniture system made of recycled materials.

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25 Amazingly Cool Industrial Pendant Lamps

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Industrial pendant lights can be found in antique stores, as well as at modern furniture stores that sell upcycled and recycled furniture and fixtures. Vintage, industrial pendant lamps are one of the most enduring lighting trends of the last decade, for good reason.