Emeco Broom chairs by Philippe Starck installed at the headquarters of Shinhan Bank, one of the leading banks of South Korea. Founded in 1897, Shinhan was the countries first modern bank, located in a small house with only two rooms. Today the bank operates 863 domestic - and 7 overseas branches. Photo by Duomo Korea
Navy Chairs at Google’s new London office. With interiors by Penson following Google’s ‘red list’ statement-“Our goal is to create a healthy workplace. This requires challenging the market to provide products that are free of known toxins and while making content transparent to consumers”. Among the highest in recycled content was the 1006 Navy Chairs made from the 80% recycled aluminum and 111 Navy chairs made from the 65% recycled Coca-Cola bottles. Photo by Dezeen
The Broom chair designed by Philippe Starck, made from reclaimed industrial waste took home this years Multiple Production 2012 at the ICFF editors award. This year, the esteemed group of judges included representatives from Dwell, Wallpaper*, Metropolis, Azure, Intramuros, and Interni.
Clif Bars HQ in California is energy-efficient using repurposed materials! Kathy Berg at ZGF architecture explains, ”The most significant environmental choice we made on this project was what we didn’t do. We often chose not to select new or replacement materials when existing finishes were appropriate.” said Berg in the recent article for greensource. Here Kali’s Kitchen with 1006 Navy Chairs made with 80% recycled aluminum.