Beautiful Furniture Created From The Destruction Of Hurricane Sandy
From Fast Company
January 3, 2013 - 10:00am
ReclaimNYC is trying to make some good out of the damage wrought by the storm, by giving artists material from knocked-down buildings to use in their works, and then giving the profits to the Red Cross. Superstorm Sandy produced floods, blackouts, and unprecedented destruction around the New York City area, knocking down trees, ravaging houses, and flooding cars (not to mention claiming more than 100 lives). Now, a group of artists and designers are "reclaiming" and transforming that devastation, seizing upon detritus from the storm to create furniture and conceptual pieces in a project called Reclaim NYC. On Wednesday night, more than 200 guests attended an auction in downtown Manhattan to purchase the work and raise funds for the Red Cross’s New York City Chapter. Editor’s NoteFor more beauty from Sandy’s destruction, check out these amazing photos of New York&...
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