Amazing project from Julien Devaux, a student at ENAD in Paris. Devaux has partnered with Moldavenir, a non-profit in one of Europe’s poorest countries, Moldavia. The project, called Noroc (which means health and good fortune), is meant to solve some of the social and environmental issues facing one of Moldavia’s small villages. In this town landfills cover the countryside; many containing usable items such as old buckets and pots. Devaux has found a way to upcycle the waste and combine it with the villagers’ traditional craft, basket weaving. The result is a new series of objects used for lighting, storage and seating.
(via Jo Meesters)