daniel lev coleman has offered a small solution to the massive problem of fabric waste. working with local laundromats in san francisco, the designer has created a chair made from a mixture of dryer lint and concrete. 

daniel lev coleman has offered a small solution to the massive problem of fabric waste

 

 

christening the substance ‘lintite’, coleman strongly believes that fabric waste could be a stem cell material used in the future, given its abundance and versatility. the ‘lintite’ chair is a stepping stone towards future projects made with fabric waste at a larger scale. according to coleman’s website, 300 million tons of fabric are thrown away each year in the united states alone. by combining the fibrous textile with concrete, coleman suggests a productive and hopeful new future for the substance. the chair itself is a humble creation that catches the eye through stark minimalism. a playful, curving seat is perched on a maple dowel base — a charming, ingenuitive piece that’s a far cry from its dust bunny ancestors. 


the designer has christened the substance ‘lintite’


coleman strongly believes that fabric waste could be a stem cell material used in the future


coleman suggests a productive and hopeful new future for the substance


the chair itself is a charming, ingenuitive piece that’s a far cry from its dust bunny ancestors. 

 

 

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