Feb 17, 2008

Two Kinds of Recycling [LINK]

Various products listed from a search for the phrase "Brazilian Barns." First, the Parati Bed:

The simplicity and elegance of this platform bed is zenlike. On the one hand, you'll be so thrilled with this bed that it's hard to imagine you'll get much sleep on it. On the other, its clean lines and zenlike simplicity will encourage a restful mind. Solid mahogany construction with vertical strips of peroba rosa. Peroba is a recycled wood, reclaimed from 100-year-old Brazilian barns, used here in a nearly indestructable quarter-inch thick veneer. Because of the nature of reclaimed wood, every piece made from it is one-of-a-kind and may feature imperfections that add to its character.
The Santomer Dining Table:
This isn't a table, it is an altar to good food and good living. The butcher-block pattern of reclaimed wood on the tabletop makes it a perfect setpiece for formal and informal occasions alike. The larger rectangles feature two sturdy platform legs, while the smaller square and circular tables feater [sic] one sturdy central platform leg.

This solid plantation-grown mahogany foundation supports a tabletop of peroba rosa strips. Peroba is a recycled wood, reclaimed from 100-year-old Brazilian barns. Because of the nature of reclaimed wood, every piece made from it is one-of-a-kind and may feature imperfections that add to its character.

"Pretty Pretty Beds":
Check out this mahogany bed made with peroba rosa. Peroba is a recycled wood, reclaimed from 100-year-old Brazilian barns. Bizarre and random and awesome. We all know the green movement can tend either toward the granola, or the purely theoretical design student aesthetic. The stuff at Bluehouse is delightfully well designed and eco-friendly. Check out their beautiful armories [sic] and hard wood flooring. All eco-tastic and well designed.
The Parati Media Wall:
What living room doesn't need a Parati media wall? This beautifully minimalist, organic-looking creation will civilize the [sic] even the snarliest collection of electronic equipment. The ample storage unit conceals shelving for stereo receivers, VCRs, DVD players, gaming consoles, Apple TV, or any other technological wonder. Discreet, skillfully placed openings will collect, hide, and direct wires and cables. And best of all, you get to watch television framed by the gorgeous living mosaic of peroba rosa strips. Peroba is a recycled wood, reclaimed from 100-year-old Brazilian barns, used here in a nearly indestructable quarter-inch thick veneer. Because of the nature of reclaimed wood, every piece made from it is one-of-a-kind and may feature imperfections that add to its character. Solid mahogany construction.

Because of the nature of this blog, each post is one-of-a-kind and may feature imperfections that add to its character.

(H/T: a gentle rant from Tara)