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Katie Thompson Takes Household Furniture on a Trip

By: Brian G Randles - Published:   Updated: Jul 21 2011 • References: recreate.za.net & treehugger
South African company REcreate specializes in taking old luggage, milk bottles, typewriters and other back-of-the-basement items into unique pieces of furniture.

Designer Katie Thompson is the brains behind RECreate. Even though she is not the first person to take a crack at the art of recycling, Katie Thompson definitely has a knack for turning so-called "junk" into household gems. Check out the featured gallery to see these interesting pieces for yourselves.

Implications - Consumers relish in products that offer a wide range of desirable qualities. Consumers are often torn between contemporary and vintage and businesses that can effectively offer both will appeal to a wide audience. Consumers will likely invest in products that satisfy a different range of preferences and tastes.

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