These chairs are made with felted wool, aluminum and wood. Eye-catching as they are, at first blush this seems incredibly wasteful: However, the kicker is that the materials used were all cut-offs, i.e. waste to begin with. A Toronto-based design firm called Stacklab "identified surplus off-cuts and end-of-bolt felted wool that, when stored, occupy significant factory space for these manufacturers," they write. "[We] designed a computer aided system that makes productive (re)use of the...

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