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The Sustainable Design Book by Rebecca Proctor

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Well Proven Chair

Marjan van Aubel & Jamie Shaw

Foaming wood

H: 75 cm (29½ in), W: 45 cm (17¾ in), D: 45 cm (17¾ in)

www.marjanvanaubel.com

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Calculating that there is 50 to 80 per cent timber wastage during normal furniture manufacture, Marjan van Aubel and Jamie Shaw (supported by the American Hardwood Export Council and Benchmark Furniture) began to explore ways of incorporating waste shavings into a chair design.

Discovering a foaming chemical reaction on mixing the shavings with bio-resin, the designers were able to add dye and create a colourful, ...

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