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Comfy Eco-Friendly Perches

Kristin Drohan Creates Green Pieces with a Past

— October 6, 2011 — Eco
Eco-conscious furniture creator Kristin Drohan offers up cushy pieces with pasts as rich as their occupants.' Cutting down on expensive transportation costs, Drohan makes all of her bench-made pieces in her native Hickory, North Carolina. As for the expensive and environmentally disruptive materials, Drohan opts for reclaimed frames salvaged from abandoned factories and old buildings. For an added clever touch, Drohan's furniture comes with a detailed description of the frame's previous life, instilling a sense of history in something as ordinary and inanimate as an ottoman.

What she cannot salvage, Drohan crafts herself using kiln-dried hardwood from certified American forests. By doing so, Kristin Drohan avoids the extra cost and emissions associated with shipping all the while stimulating her local economy. The comfy spring coil cushions are constructed from bio-hybrids made mostly of soy, corn and recycled cotton.

The experienced frames Kristin Drohan uses are the perfect seat for your world-weary bones, and the comfiest perch on which to survey the organic surroundings your wise purchase has aided in protecting.