Katie Thompson Recycles Old Suitcases into Chic Chairs

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Jan 14, 2010   Updated: Jul 11 2011 • References: & design-milk
Recreate is now featuring artist Katie Thompson's suitcase chairs. Thompson takes a variety of old suitcases and turns them into some of the coolest vintage chairs you've ever seen. Take a look through the gallery for just a few examples of her suitcase chairs.

Suitcase chairs are a great way to recycle old objects into something amazingly new. These chairs have an air of antiquity with a splash of style.

Implications - Repurposing old products in order to create new products can not only be cost-effective but it can help to create one-of-a-kind designs like these suitcase chairs. Traveling has long been associated with high-class living, and thus suitcases help these chairs achieve and aura of luxury. Stats for Suitcase Chairs Trending: Older & Average
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