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Jens Praet shredded collection

Jens Praet is a Belgian designer living in Panzano in Chianti, Italy. Praet studied industrial design in Florence, Italy.  According to his web site Jens has a strong passion for everyday objects, honest materials, finding inspiration in unexpected details and daily issues which often become the starting point in developing a new concept.

In his project "shredded collection" Jens is using shredded paper ranging from office documents to old magazines and mixes them with resin before turning them to furniture using a mold.

The collection is rich in shapes. There is a "shredded" table 

shredded bench, sturdy enough to support 2 adults

shredded shelve, made of 4 kilos of magazines can support 50 kilos

... and more.

His work is represented in Industry Gallery (Washington DC) and PlusDesign Gallery (Milano)

To find out more about Jens Praet visit his website

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