April 16, 2013 AT 4:00 pm

Recycled Furniture by Studio Swine






The São Paulo/London based Studio Swine, made up of azusa murakami and alexander groves, has produced this furniture and light fixture collection from recycled and found objects in and around São Paulo, Brazil via designboom:

Taking its name from where it has been designed and made, the ‘são paulo collection’ by Studio Swine employs waste materials found in brazil’s largest city, transforming it into design objects. known as the ‘aluminium capital’ because it collects and recycles more cans than anywhere else in the world, the UK and brazil-based duo of azusa murakami and alexander groves have harnessed the potential of the scrap metal material surplus through means of sandcasting to create the legs of their ‘cactus coffee table’, as well as the abstracted palm pattern seen in their ‘lounge chair’.

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