before and after

before & after: bright designlab’s upcycled furniture

by Kate Pruitt

our last b&a today comes from alissa and leela at portland based bright designlab, and i’m really glad they decided to send these upcycled designs our way. working together with professional re-modelers at hammer & hand, bright designlab creates upcycled furniture out of found industrial carbon and steel, disassembled barns, vintage locker baskets and old school bleachers. i love the unusual nature of these pieces, and the personality that all of the found materials bring to each piece. portland, oregon is known as a hub for green design, so it’s no surprise these pieces make great use of items otherwise destined for landfills. i can’t wait to see what else will come from this great collaboration. thanks ladies!

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