Quilted Shades Made Of Old Billboard Material

Quilted Shades Made Of Old Billboard Material

Designer makes upcycled home furnishings from an unlikely source.

Naresh Kumar
  • 29 october 2010

Over 10,000 tons of material used to make billboards in the US is wasted annually, but architectural designer Nick Rebeck has now found a use for it. Rebeck is using this fabric, made from PVC-polyester, to make beautiful curtains that offer insulation against the cold, yet allow diffused natural light inside during the day. Another ingenious idea to reuse materials which are usually labeled as waste.

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