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(Re)Purpose with a Purpose: Shawn Littrell’s MvCvT at Samuel Freeman
December 31, 2009, 8:53 pm
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Here’s a great endorsement of the latest at Samuel Freeman, courtesy of Lisa Boone with the Los Angeles Times Home Section:

“When Los Angeles-based designer Shawn Littrell read about an invasive bark beetle epidemic devastating our local forests, he was inspired to repurpose the beetle-ravaged timber.

Littrell’s turned-wood MvCvT tables (an acronym for Man vs. Climate Change vs. Trees), left, does just that. The tables, which cost about $800, are made from wood culled from groves just outside Los Angeles — timber that was slated for destruction by the U.S. Forest Service.”

Read the entire piece.

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