Restoration Station x Yinka Ilori: Upcycle unique furniture for LDF 2017

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For london design festival 2017, yinka ilori – a london-based nigerian designer who transforms old and abandoned chairs into new pieces enriched with character – and restoration station – a not-for-profit social enterprise that uses the craft of furniture restoration to help those recovering from addiction – join forces to create a unique collection of furniture. the range references the lives of the charity’s team of volunteers, each of whom unleash their creative skills to craft their own expressive and lively pieces. ilori, who’s previous work includes ‘a swimming pool of dreams’ from london design festival 2016, ran two workshops to teach them how to express meaning with color and pattern, as well as share secrets of his own aesthetic approach.
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