Housewares Made Out Thrown-Away Sport Felt

old news designed by Jonas Forsman for creatables

old news designed by Jonas Forsman for creatables

I like to encourage designers who gave a second chance to materials that would otherwise go to waste. Creatables decided to repurpose thrown-away sport felt that are used for tennis courts. Creatables manufactures the stuff. They collaborate with designers to create their product lines.

green old news newspaper collector by creatables

+ Swedish designer Jonas Forsman gave a nice form to a newspapers collector. The concept behind Old News is to provide a practical way to store your newspapers and magazines while you wait for the recycling day in your neighborhood. €48

tennis notice board by creatables

+ The Tennis Notice Board uses an invisible wall mounting system. Optional accessories include small white hooks for keys. You can go for the Winbledom green, the red Roland Garros, the blue US Open or the gray Sodertalje. €22

  • Old News «
    July 2, 2010 at 14:47

    […] 2, 2010 in Uncategorized I found this on a design website I like. This would be perfect to keep our recyclables in Switzerland organized. […]

  • Claire
    July 7, 2010 at 14:34

    I love these! Such a creative way to organize your life.