16 Jun '11, 2pm

Really liking this "Farmpunk" furniture made with reclaimed farmhouse beams & machinery parts. #design

Really liking this "Farmpunk" furniture made with reclaimed farmhouse beams & machinery parts. #design

For those who find the relentless uniformity of modern, mass-produced furniture tedious (and not to mention environmentally unfriendly ), there's always the option of furnishings that are made from recycled materials, like these pieces by the resourceful American trio Unite Two Design . Combining unlikely elements of rustic with the industrial, Unite Two Design's distinctive furniture is handcrafted from farm beams that are reclaimed locally, and odds and ends of industrial machinery. Calling their unique, juxtaposed style "farmpunk", it's cool to see that sometimes each component can hail from different centuries altogether.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/recycled-farmhous...

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