Reconsidering the milk crate.

April 21, 2010 at 6:39 pm 2 comments

It’s been a while since milk crates were used solely for transporting milk. They’re common enough in contemporary home furnishing and storage to be sold at the Container Store in a variety of colors. Cratemen are a famous kind of street art. There’s even a blog dedicated to the diversified “milkcrate lifestyle,” which sometimes includes posts about innovative milk crate furniture.


Chandelier featured in Apartment Therapy

Starting June 11, you’ll be able to see another beautiful example of milk crates in action at FIGMENT NYC on Governors Island. The Living Pavilion, pictured below, was the winner of FIGMENT’s first ever City of Dreams Pavilion competition.


Living Pavilion by Ann Ha and Behrang Behin

April 21’s daily design idea is re-think milk crates as a design material.

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