This isn’t just some ordinary, run-of-the-mill furniture, slapped together with no thought for the environment, comfort, or design. Andy Gregg founded Bike Furniture Design in the 90s with the seminal, original bike chair. Since then, his collection has grown to include bar stools, high-quality tables, loveseats, and more chairs. While his furniture is made primarily from recycled steel and aluminum bicycle rims, handlebars, and frames, his collection has grown to include parts from other transportation industries such as trains and planes.
Again, this stuff isn’t slapped together, it’s pretty darn close to artwork. Upholstery options include leather, rubber, cork, clear + colored acrylic, and vinyl. And his business is starting to reach a tipping point. In 2004, revenue picked up enough to allow Gregg to focus on the business. Growing demand has pushed him to explore the use of new materials, and he keeps coming up with great pieces. This can be attributed to his art and mechanics background. So if you have an idea in mind, I’m sure he’d be able to crank it out (no pun intended).
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