6 Amazing Repurposed Designs

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June 30, 2013
From varnished drainage pipes to old sailcloths with a second wind, these six projects utilize rescued, revamped, and reused materials.
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  Das Park Hotel in Ottensheim, Austria has made hotel rooms out of retired concrete drainage pipes. After receiving a coat of varnish, a skylight, and a colorful paint job on the back wall, these pipes are ready for occupants.

    Das Park Hotel in Ottensheim, Austria has made hotel rooms out of retired concrete drainage pipes. After receiving a coat of varnish, a skylight, and a colorful paint job on the back wall, these pipes are ready for occupants.

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  A massive wall of books topped with a sheet of glass forms a colorful desk for this office.

    A massive wall of books topped with a sheet of glass forms a colorful desk for this office.

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  The Brooklyn Home Company renovated a Brooklyn, New York townhouse, contrasting a modern interior with reclaimed materials. The bathroom door pictured here was originally the barn door of a New Hampshire sheep farm.

    The Brooklyn Home Company renovated a Brooklyn, New York townhouse, contrasting a modern interior with reclaimed materials. The bathroom door pictured here was originally the barn door of a New Hampshire sheep farm.

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  Adding a light bulb to an old piece of piping might seem strange, but the elegant result of the Kozo 21 lamp speaks for itself.

    Adding a light bulb to an old piece of piping might seem strange, but the elegant result of the Kozo 21 lamp speaks for itself.

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  Old pieces of sailcloth are reworked into nautical beanbag chairs to keep the spirit of summer alive all year.

    Old pieces of sailcloth are reworked into nautical beanbag chairs to keep the spirit of summer alive all year.

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  The Tired Lounge chair, designed by Leo Kempf is made of FSC Birch and recycled tires for a stylish and ecologically friendly piece of furniture.

    The Tired Lounge chair, designed by Leo Kempf is made of FSC Birch and recycled tires for a stylish and ecologically friendly piece of furniture.

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