Around the World in 80 Chairs: The Tyred Chair, Cape Town – South Africa

A combination of Roy Lichtenstein, South African slang and upcycled design. Yameng Li has reimagined a simple recycling idea into a work of art, by painting this unique tyre chair in collboration with Tyred, at the Design Indaba Conference 2010 in Cape Town.

Tyred Chair by Yameng Li

Tyred Chair by Yameng Li

Yameng Li painting the Tyred Chair

Yameng Li painting the Tyred Chair

Around the World in 80 Chairs: Black & White Chair, Israel

Black and white chair with painted details on the upholstery both on the seat and on both sides of the back rest, by Studio Sfog, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Around the World in 80 Chairs: Metal Pipe Chair, San Francisco CA

A chair made from old metal pipes and radiators in a shop in downtown San Francisco, California.
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Around the World in 80 Chairs: Striped Lounger, Flaxmill Bay, NZ

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Striped sun lounger outside the Eggcentric Cafe overlooking Flaxmill Bay, Whitianga in the Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand’s North Island. This cafe serves the best organic ice cream I have ever tasted!

 
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Around the World in 80 Chairs: Salvaged Scaffold Stools, Sydney

Salvaged Scaffold Stools made from metal and reclaimed Indonesian teak by Walk the Plank, Sydney, Australia.

Around the World in 80 Chairs: High Voltage Insulator Bar-Stool, London

The high voltage insulator bar-stool available at LASSCO. For more infor on LASSCO see our earlier post.

Around the World in 80 Chairs: Wall Chairs, Design Junction London

Chairs hanging on the wall at Design Junction, London. Part of the Design Festival 2012.