Salvaged Design by Trevor O'Neil

Salvaged Design by Trevor O'Neil

Oct 1, 2007


In our post about art classes the other day, we mentioned the figure studies meet-up at the local TOJO Gallery. If only we had dug a little deeper, we would have discovered that Trevor O'Neil, the owner of said gallery, is not only facilitating art but he's also making it. Turns out he's a pretty great furniture designer!

Luckily, Trevor's friend Kevin had his back and wrote in to tell us this:

posted originally from: AT:Chicago

Trevor recently completed an amazing sofa constructed out of salvaged cork. The building next to his was being gutted and he managed to save most of the pieces that were being thrown away. I think that it is a great example of green design.

We think so too, Kevin! We're enamored with O'Neil's modern take on the Bistro Set (see above) and his recently completed (and stunning) Trestle Table.

O'Neil also makes jewelry from the leftover wooden scraps from his furniture. Is there anything this man can't do?

Contact O'Neil about sales, commissions, the gallery, or figure sessions. Just make sure to keep your eye on him. We know we will.

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