What’s your memory for summer? Lazy afternoons, golden sand beaches, lounge chairs, white sails over blue water… Do you ever wonder where the used sails go?
As architectural designers who is always looking for new way to use material, we would love to introduce this contract furniture brand – DVELAS.
“DVELAS started as a creative reaction to reuse the huge quantity of material thrown away by the sailing industry. Material, which is not apt for sailing but which possesses excellent qualities in terms of durability and resistance. The models in the contemporary furniture collection reclaim the sculptural form of the sail and they use as inspiration, the rigging techniques, technology and the making of the professional sailing makers. DVELAS avoids using the material as a lining or upholstery, on the contrary, the idea is that the material stays in tension, working the same way as when it was used for sailing, giving back this way its dignity even though the sail has been taken into parts.”
If you love the idea that your furniture is “one of a kind” or “have a story behind it”, you will love this “upcycling concept” furniture brand. “Each sail is used to produce a limited series of products, and all of them are tagged with an inscription that provides information regarding the sail ́s origins: the port it comes from, the ship, the type o sail, the original manufacturer and its numbering edition.”