Something old for something new

Design Indaba Expo 2010: Using old tyres, Tyred create custom designed chairs, ottomans and tables that can be used indoors and outdoors.

If you’re looking for durable furniture that is not only helping the environment, but also helping people find jobs, Tyred will have you burning rubber in no time.

By taking used and old tyres, Tyred create custom designed chairs, ottomans and tables that can be used indoors and outdoors. They use various materials from foam and leather to canvas and wood, meaning each piece of furniture can be made to your specifications and to fit the location in which you want to use them. While helping the environment, Tyred is also making a social impact by only employing men with families and attest to hiring more men as the need arises.

Tyred will be showing at this years Design Indaba Expo by creating 10 plain white chairs giving 10 chosen designers the chance to create their own look with the winning design to be showcased at the expo. If it’s something different you’re looking for, here’s furniture that’ll never get tired.

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