The Rag and Bone Man Designs Beautiful Rooms from Trash

The Rag and Bone Man Designs Beautiful Rooms from Trash
Design

The showroom takes on a new form: customers visit warehouse of old scraps to pick 'future heirlooms’

Simone Spilka
  • 3 june 2015

Paul Firbank, the Rag and Bone Man who repurposes London’s scrap yards into bespoke home ware,  is shaping what it means to be a resourceful and sustainable designer in the 21st century.

Often, the artist can be found in his warehouse mixing and matching random, recycled items until they take form with a story of their own. After each new piece is completed, it is stamped with a serial number and archived on the company website.

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