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Juan Pablo Buitrago Aguirre Makes Shipping Containers into Furniture

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Nov 7, 2009 • References: bit.ly
Hispanic designers always have the coolest (and longest) names. Colombian-born Juan Pablo Buitrago Aguirre is another example, with a name that takes a couple minutes to roll through.

Aside from his name, Buitrago Aguirre’s contribution to the world is an ingenious use for postage parcels. The amount of cardboard used to ship other stuff around the globe is ridiculously wasteful, but no longer with Sirco. Sirco is the design by Juan Pablo Buitrago Aguirre that turns an ordinary shipping container into a table, chair or other useful household item.