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Space Available and Peggy Gou create furniture from "heartbreaking" plastic waste
The chair itself features an under-seat storage unit for vinyl records in a nod to Gou's growing personal collection and a hypnotic spiral pattern that is swirled into the melted plastic by hand before it has time to set and harden into sheets.
Khaled El Mays' Transformers furniture collection evokes crouched robots
Lebanese designer Khaled El Mays has designed the Transformers collection, featuring a handmade sofa and armchairs that look like they could stand up and unfurl into giant creatures. The collection is partly informed by the famous Japanese-American franchise of the same name, where humanoid autonomous robots transform into cars, trucks and other machines.