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Lounge Chair Saves Life

By: Ayman - Published:   Updated: Apr 8 2011 • References: thefutureperfect & interiordesign.net
The Seatbelt lounge chair combines two life savers: seatbelts that save human lives, and product recycling which saves our planet.

The chair is designed by Nuttapong Charoenkitivarakorn and created by Thai villagers who loop lengths of recycled cotton-nylon seat belts around the chairs' plywood frames.

The result is an industrial take on a traditional weaving technique.

Implications - The concept of upcycling and reusing materials is hitting the design industry like a tidal wave as of late, with creative minds constantly seeking new ways to update this fad. The popularity of upcycling is due to the mass eco consciousness that has taken over the consumer market today. Upcycling is an affordable, inventive way to serve today's consumer. Stats for Recycled Seatbelt Designs Trending: Older & Average
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