nina tolstrup: pallet furniture projects
jan 20, 2010
nina tolstrup: pallet furniture projects

nina tolstrup of studiomama has designed a collection of furniture which is constructed
of reclaimed wood taken from unused pallets. on her web-site you can purchase DIY
instructions on how to make our own pallet chair / bench low and high, as well as
the pallet floor lamp.

nina tolstrup’s pallet furniture has been shortlisted in the furniture category of the
2010 brit insurance design awards.

pallet chair ‘pollocky’ by gavin turk
© gavin turk

as part of this pallet project, tolstrup had a number of the pallet
chairs customized by british artists,
including gavin turk, cornelia parker and rachel whiteread, which were auctioned off to
money for the area of lugano, buenos aires. here photographer and gallerist cecilia glik
has set-up an organization where unemployed locals are manufacturing the low pallet chair
using nina’s instructions, turning discarded pallets into sellable furniture, helping people in poverty,
improve their lives.

pallet chair ‘untitled’ by rachel whiteread
© dennis pederson

pallet ‘beach chair’ by cornelia parker
© dennis pederson

pallet chair 3/4 view
© stine raarup

pallet chair high (front view)
© stine raarup

pallet chair high (side view)
© stine raarup

pallet floor lamp
© stine raarup

pallet stool for guardian craft supplement
© stine raarup

1X1 table lamp
© richard davies

1X1 table lamp
© stine raarup

1X1 pendant light
© richard davies

1X1 floor lamp
© richard davies

1X1 bookends
© richard davies

block stool blue (front view)
© stine raarup

block stool blue (3/4 view)
© stine raarup

block stool red (3/4 view)
© stine raarup

designer nina tolstrup
© katherine fawssett

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