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It's a wide range spanning from shoes and chairs to house facades and art. Explore this page to discover a variety of articles and features showcasing creators who have crafted designs using both recycled tyre rubber but also other types of rubber in their design. It's a wide range spanning from shoes and chairs to house facades and art.

Elle Decor Italy 
Furniture Art 

"This week's design gallery is a collection if moving bodies made of rubber (and patterned)" 

Industrial Aesthetic: The Tire Sculptures of Betsabée Romero and Chakaia Booker
Art

National museum of women in the arts.

Tire Monument
Art  

Found tires cast in marble dust resin.

Belly of the beast 
Art 

Belly of the beast is a hillside folly with a scruffy coat made from old tyres. 

Chair for Dali by Kei Harada / DO.DO
Interior 

The designer focused on the characteristics of the rubber that looked the same but performed differently. He came up with the idea of the recliner chair by using the flexibility of rubber.

The Soundhouse 
Facade cladding 

The Soundhouse is home to music practice rooms, a percussion rehearsal room and recording studios. Huge 1/2 tonne sheets of vulcanised "rubber" were fixed over the structure with stainless steel studs to create a quilted affect that conveys the buildings well insulated qualities.

Tsibi Geva covers Israel's Venice biennale pavilion in tyres 
Architecture 

Israeli artist Tsibi Geva has wrapped his country's Venice pavilion in old car tyres and filled it with a mixture of found architectural and household objects to explore ideas about the home

Rubberhouse by Cityförster
Architecture 

Architecture collective Cityförster have completed a wooden house in the Netherlands with a black rubber skin.

Artist's studio in black rubber and seashells
Architecture 

Studio Mutt covers seaside artist's studio in black rubber and seashells

Studio Swine designs furniture for Henry Ford 
Interior 

Studio Swine used very hard rubber to craft this black furniture collection, designed for American industrialist Henry Ford's failed utopian city.

From waste to wonder 
Facade cladding 

AI envisions recycled tires as sustainable construction materials.

Soled
Shoes 

Disused materials including tyres, burlap sacks and rope are recycled into footwear for the developing world in this project by Ravensbourne university students.

Black Ruby 
Interior

Rubber pellets made from recycled car tyres form the knobbly surfaces of these bowls and pots by Dutch designer Debbie Wijskamp.

Ashcroft Design proposes hard drive cooling cover made from recycled tyres 
Cooling cover 

Ashcroft Design proposes a hard drive cooling cover made from recycled tires.

Carved Tyres 
Art

Handcarved car tyre, variable dimensions. 

Center for Group Dynamics and Institutional Analysis 
Architecture 

Black rubber was used as a roof covering and for the eaves.

Ash Allen's Flatpack "Sticks and Stones" Stool 
Interior

Melbourne-based designer Ash Allen was inspired by two elements of a Japanese rock garden – a naturally worn “skipping” stone and bamboo stems. The stool sits on three lightweight Tasmanian Oak legs (sticks) with a heavy cast “stone” seat above that incorporates recycled rubber crumb for texture and toughness.

Store made from Recycled Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tires, and Cans
Floor 

This Store is Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tires, and Cans

Wool warp with recycled rubber inner tube weft 
Shoes 

Melbourne-based designer Ash Allen was inspired by two elements of a Japanese rock garden – a naturally worn “skipping” stone and bamboo stems. The stool sits on three lightweight Tasmanian Oak legs (sticks) with a heavy cast “stone” seat above that incorporates recycled rubber crumb for texture and toughness.

Rubber Glory: Outdoor Bench From Recycled Inner Tubes
Bench 

Outdoor Bench From Recycled Inner Tubes

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