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Groovy New Warehouse Office in Amsterdam is Full of (What Else?) Reclaimed Materials

All photos by <a href="http://www.jamesstokes.net/">James Stokes</a> via <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/06/24/fairphone-amsterdam-offices-melinda-delst-interior-design-studio-modderman-reclaimed-furniture-rubberwood-bleachers/">Dezeen</a>
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Given two and a half months and an empty warehouse, Amsterdam-based firms Melinda Delst Interior Design and Studio Modderman have transformed this 131-year-old space into a colorful, minimalist open office. The warehouse's old wooden structure and cast-iron columns remain unchanged but its expansive floor has been interspersed with a playful mixture of vintage furniture and lighting. Even the stand-alone rooms' wooden floors and windows were reclaimed from the previous tenants. This thriftiness also reflects the client, the Dutch company Fairphone, which produces smartphones with environmentally-friendly and recycled materials.


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