Turn old wooden pallets into chic furniture with this easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to making bookshelves, chairs, lamps, and more - with 21 designer projects.
Artists have long been inspired by the often literally priceless treasure of discarded packing materials, and the field of interior design is no exception. Here, the humble wooden pallet is recycled and transformed to create chic and original pieces of furniture, devised by some of Europe's most innovative designers and, thanks to clear, step-by-step instructions and photographs, now you can build them for yourself.
Whether bed, bookshelf, lamp or coffee table, each beautifully photographed project is accompanied by detailed plans and technical advice, making the pieces both simple and achievable. All you need is a little time and a few basic tools to create stylish, eco-friendly designer furniture for your own home.
About the Author
Aurelie Drouet spent many yearsbringing other people's ideas to fruition. She started writing her own in 2009, publishing bookson decorating and antique collecting.Jerome Blin is a photographer whose personal work combines the intimate with the documentary in works such as Passage, Paysage published with the group of photographers Bellavieza. He has shot for numerous magazines and newspapers in France, including La Croix, Le Monde Magazine, and Viva Magazine. He and Drouet have worked together on Bibliotheques and Design Nature."