The Waste Is the Best

Skateboarders are pros at repurposing urban detritus for their own ends. Left alone too long, empty pools, empty dumpsters, even empty movie theatres will get lip-slid into a skater’s playground. Skate Study House, a collaboration between designers Pierre Andre Senizergues and Gil Le Bon De LaPointe, (kick)flipped that script, turning the byproducts of skateboard manufacturing into furniture. In a new line called The Waste Is the Best, which debuted this month at Colette, wood scraps—like leftover dough after the cookies have been cut out—become bookshelves, a chair, and a coffee table. A bit chunky, sure, but what can you expect from the folks that brought us Jncos and Airwalks?
www.skatestudyhouse.com

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