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Next Life: Reclaimed barn oak into furniture collection

Emeco has launched the ‘SU collection’ of stools and tables designed in collaboration with Nendo, at the 2014 Salone del mobile.

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The furniture range features precise engineering and is made of reclaimed and recycled materials discovered through ongoing exploration of eco-conscious resources.

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SU seats come in three different materials. The solid reclaimed oak seats have been sourced from old barns in the USA, and have been carved by Amish craftsmen in Pennsylvania.

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The concrete seats are made of green-concrete, an eco-concept that can replace the energy-consuming traditional material used in architecture; the seat consists of 50% recycled glass bottles and csa (calcium sulfoaluminate cement).

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Recycled polyethylene seats, made of 75% post-industrial and 25% post-consumer content, and shaped into the SU seat through rotation moulding, come in three colour options – red, flint gray and dark charcoal gray.

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