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Koru by Studio Elk

“Furniture waste is a significant issue that will only worsen as new modes of working drive shorter-term demands for office equipment,” says Tony Elkington, founder of London-based, sustainably focused industrial design firm Studio Elk. Having observed overconsumption of home office furniture in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, his team ruminated on how to prevent more desks and chairs from entering U.K. landfills. Its solution, still in the concept phase, is a subscription based system that essentially leases out furniture, recovers pieces or parts when they’re damaged or no longer in use, and redistributes or recycles them.

Koru furniture, desk and chair

Both the concept and the Studio Elk designed furniture line intended for use with this program are...

An Industrial Design Firm’s Solution to Furniture Disposal

Studio Elk aims to curb furniture waste through a clever subscription-based program.

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