Trash to Treasure
Doing good has never looked better at Kohler WasteLAB, which transforms clay and glaze refuse from Kohler’s extensive offerings into new designs for the home. Its latest collection, Abstra, comprises monochrome and patterned tiles bearing a sinuous relief that promises to delight the senses while easing the mind. annsacks.com
Waste has become a source of wonder thanks to a new collaboration between the multidisciplinary design firm Stacklab and veteran decorative-arts gallery Maison Gerard. Their joint platform, STACKABL, invites users to assemble unique furnishings via an inventory of leftovers from local manufacturers. (Think felt remnants, ethically harvested wood, and recycled aluminum.) To demonstrate the possibilities, they invited a who’s who of the design world to conceive bespoke pieces, from a crimson chaise longue by Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson to a striped armchair by Elena Frampton. Trash? We think not. stackabl.shop
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