emeco SU collection by nendo utilizes reclaimed oak from old barns
 
emeco SU collection by nendo utilizes reclaimed oak from old barns
apr 09, 2014

emeco SU collection by nendo utilizes reclaimed oak from old barns

SU collection by nendo utilizes reclaimed oak from old barns
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emeco has launched the ‘SU collection’ of stools and tables designed in collaboration with nendo, at the 2014 salone del mobile. the furniture range features precise engineering and is made of reclaimed and recycled materials discovered through ongoing exploration of eco-conscious resources. 

SU collection by nendo integrates reclaimed oak from old barns

SU incorporates ’emeco bones’ the archetypal seat of emeco chairs made since 1944
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nendo speaks to designboom during salone del mobile 2014

nendo-sitting

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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.

SU collection by nendo integrates reclaimed oak from old barns

 SU aluminum + reclaimed wood stool

SU collection by nendo integrates reclaimed oak from old barns
 SU aluminum + reclaimed wood bar stool

 SU collection by nendo integrates reclaimed oak from old barns

 

 

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).

SU collection by nendo integrates reclaimed oak from old barns

 

 

recycled polyethylene seats, made of 75% postindustrial and 25% post consumer content, and shaped into the SU seat through rotation molding, come in three color options – red, flint gray and dark charcoal gray.  

SU collection by nendo integrates reclaimed oak from old barns

 recycled aluminum is used to make SU legs with either natural or black anodized finish

SU collection by nendo integrates reclaimed oak from old barns

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