The Old News magazine and newspaper holder is made from left over indoor tennis court flooring. As no nation could produce a player as good as Bjorn Borg without access to year-round play, tennis enthusiasts in the wintery north must rely on loads of sets per year on carpet.
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Making clever use of scraps, Creatables has turned the leftovers into these charming homes for yesterday's paper and magazines. They are all made in Gothenburg, Sweden--Creatable's hometown--and were developed in conjunction with designer Jonas Forsman. They come in four colors, though I prefer the classic turf of the Wimbledon Green option and the earthy clay of Roland Garros Red.
I have one at home and have been storing old papers in it. They mostly fit, but so far they're a better bet for magazines.
Another of Creatables' wares that I like very much is the recycled steel Construction Hooks designed for Creatables by Lorri Motori.
Finally, and in the old Christmas spirit, have a look A Brighter Future, a quartet of tea light adornments that will help you count down the last four nights before Santa arrives. I wish that a full advent set of 25 were available, but I'll have to be content with this crafty quartet.