German design group Lockengeloet saves oil barrels from the harbor in Hamburg (which are no longer leak proof), takes a tin opener to open them up, and turns them into cabinets. #Repurpose #Recycle #Innovation #Furniture
recycled oil barrels turned into mini bar - I recently featured an article on recycled materials for a practical kitchen and showed an oil barrel turned into a storage cabinet. German design group Lockengeloet have taken the idea of recycling oil barrels
His work exposes him to a wide range of designs and applications where metal is the skeleton or even the final product. And he notices the value of the waste that returns to the recycler for melting and refining. Particularly, he noticed the large quantity of empty 200 litre (44 gallon) drums that were the source of cleaning products and dispersants. And he dreamt.