19 Jun '11, 12pm

Amazing what can be created from plastic bags! - Artist For Humanity Youth Develop Plastic Bag Bar Stools: TreeHugger

ReVision bar stool made with 200 plastic bags. Photo: courtesy Artists of Humanity From Artists of Humanity comes an innovative design that turns more than 200 plastic shopping, dry-cleaning or newspaper bags into a colorful plastic bar stool, called "ReVision." Made by inner-city youth in Boston, Massachusetts, the stools received the Social Responsibility Award by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) at the 2011 Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York City. Photos: Besides fast foot chains, AFH is the largest youth employer in Boston, where they are based. They provide employment to more than two hundred inner-city teenagers per year, many of whom are under-served, in commission projects including painting, video, animation, sculpture, 3D design, graphic design and screen printing. The youth work with mentors and develop entrepreneurial skills. And...

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