Furniture from Recycled Oil Drums

Furniture from Recycled Oil Drums

Trent Johnson
Oct 22, 2008

There's been beautiful furniture from bicycle parts, an excellent washing machine table and now, there's furniture from recycled oil drums!

Just this past weekend, I was at an outdoor cafe that had a couple warming fires in oil drums. I have no idea where one would find an oil drum, but these folks at Stanker Design have certainly found a few, and done some interesting things with them.

Created by Francois Royer, a graphic artist and teacher, "Royer's approach is an ecological as well as an artistic response to a relentlessly consuming, throw-away society. The design of all these creations is based on a philosophy of recycling and of economy in use of materials and production methods that emphasizes aesthetics as well as respect for the environment."

Stanker Design via Treehugger via the Financial Times.

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