10 Grey Broom chairs made of reclaimed industrial waste in green getaway home in Blanco, Texas. “Thanks for having the vision and foresight to put this wonderful chair into the market at a lower price point. This is how you fight knock-offs. Keep up the good work”, says Kara Van de Kieft.
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.
“The Emeco chair was a gift from Klaus Nienkamper Jr., the Toronto furniture retailer. He shot it up with his guns at his farm, north of the city. The bullets are still lodged in it.”, Brian Richer’s comment onhis Hudson chair , who found its home in his industrial loft in downtown Toronto. Read the whole article in the Globe and Mail
Coca-Cola Japan celebrates this year 125th anniversary at Pass the Baton Shop Gallery in Tokyo with Emeco’s 111 Navy Chairs, made from recycled Coca-Cola bottles. ”Creating something new is a wonderful thing, but taking good care of an object that is already there can be magical. Old ways, current personal values, and future treasures for someone new. Pass on your Personal Culture. New Recycle.” Pass the Baton. Read more on … www.pass-the-baton.com