Da Morto A Orto: Planters crafted out of recycled furniture

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Peter Bottazzi and Denish Bonapace have designed the Da Morto A Orto which is actually old furniture pieces that have been swapped in a way that they can be used as planters. The name has been aptly chosen as Da Morto A Orto means ‘from redundant to abundant’. As the name suggests furniture items that had been thrown away were recycled in an ingenious manner and given an all new eco-friendly life for further use.

The furniture pieces have been attached with other pieces hence has been flipped into hybrids. These have been crafted in a simple manner which has a fabulous outline. The planters, which are compact, have been crafted using recycled furniture can be for indoor kitchen gardens as well as are perfect for classroom horticultural lessons. These planters named Da Morto A Orto were put up for exhibition in Milan this April, where they were appreciated by all.

The designer:

Da Morto A Orto has been designed by Peter Bottazzi and Denish Bonapace which means ‘from redundant to abundant’.

Green treasure:

Planters have been crafted by making good use of recycled furniture by designers Peter Bottazzi and Denish Bonapace. They have with their skill and love for nature tried to bring together greenery and recycled material on a single platform, which is a step ahead towards befriending the beautiful nature.

Wooden furniture that had been thrown away thinking that it is of no use has been swapped into hybrid planters for a greener world. The collection has been named Da Morto A Orto which means “from redundant to abundant”. Various bits and pieces of wood were amalgamated which gave birth to planters that can be used both as indoor kitchen gardens as well as for classroom horticultural lessons.

The fab factor:

AMSA, an environmental sustainable agency as well as Fratelli Ingegnoli and Banco Building fully support Da Morto A Orto. Their main aim is to educate people about conservation and sustainability with the help of their designs and products, so that everyone can easily adopt a green lifestyle. The whole collection has been crafted out of furniture that was good to be abandoned and had lost all its charm. Peter Bottazzi and Denish Bonapace, injected life into these so called dead piece and gave them an all new façade and usability options.

But it is not as easy as it sounds. The duo takes thrown away furniture items, reprocesses them, bring a few pieces together and hybridize them for further use. After this plants are added to this hybrid which are appropriate to be used as indoor kitchen gardens and classroom horticultural lessons.

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