Depression Chic: Furniture Inspired by Boarded Up Houses

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Here is a look that should do well in America: Stockholm designer Katarina Hall designs "Save"- furniture inspired by abandoned houses and boarded up doors and windows. hall lift top photo

She writes:

Save is furniture with inspiration sprung from abandoned and forgotten houses. With their barred and bolted doors and windows, they reveal nothing about the stories and treasures that lure inside.

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Katerina Hall via Designboom

Now if she shopped for parts at a Habitat for Humanity or deconstruction store, that would really be something. Here are some references:

Big Steps in Building: Deconstruct, Don't Demolish
Deconstruction and the Rebuilding Center

Or many designers have built from actual scrap:

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Trashformaciones Furniture and Instalations
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Come Up to My Room
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Nine Stories Makes Furniture From Car Panels

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