François Royer works some kind of sculptural – design magic and transforms nasty discarded oil barrels into beautiful furniture. In his hands, industrial waste gets a new life as unique end tables and mobile storage units.

Royer started his recycle-design business five years ago in his Paris basement. It has expanded into a full on design company, Motxo Design which now makes a line of recycled items made out of materials such as: old shopping carts and washing machine drums.

[via Apartment Therapy]

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