Guerilla Furniture Design

Guerilla Furniture Design

How to Build Lean, Modern Furniture With Salvaged Materials

Book - 2015
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Build stylish and functional furniture from salvaged materials. This innovative guide presents dozens of strategies for upcycling scrap cardboard, metal, plastic, or wood into dependable shelving units, sturdy tables, and fun lamps. With directions for 35 easy and inexpensive projects that include a Cardboard Cantilever Chair, a License Plate Bowl, a Conduit Coatrack, and much more, you'll be inspired to start filling your home with unique high-style furniture that makes sense for both your wallet and the environment.

Publisher: North Adams :, Storey Publishing,, 2015
ISBN: 9781612123035
Branch Call Number: ANF 684.1 HOL
Characteristics: 181 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Dawkins, Kip


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Oct 23, 2015

This feels like enviro-porn. It's designed to look and feel clever and to sit on people's bookshelves next to a copy of "the Story of Stuff", with the owner unaware that they have just accumulated more stuff. Some of the ideas are clever, must have the distinct look of requiring more output than simply buying an equivalent item at the store. Sadly this feels designed to make people feel noble while letting them avoid actually effecting real change. Still, the concept is neat and I'm glad to have read it, but I'd feel dirty if I owned it.

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