Old sailboat sails are recycled in several different ways and make a fashion statement not only in the Summertime, but all year round, adding a nautical flair to your home decor.
Here are some accessories, clothing and furnishings marked with 3s.
A couple of months ago, I saw the Spinnaker lounge chair (above) at BG Galleries, an antiques, vintage and modern design showroom (and found a new item to add to my wish list). I love it!
The Spinnaker chair is collaboratively designed by Linda Steen and Lena Axelsson, of Scenario Design MNIL and Hødnebø Møbler AS in Risør, Norway. The chair cushion is available in a wide range of leather or fabrics and, the recycled sail along the back of the chair can be customized with a number, logo or design in various materials.
The chair is featured in New England Home, “New In The Showrooms” (p.116 July/August 2011), where an explanation for the numbered sail, N33 (as pictured above), is given. It is from the racing yacht of Norwegian royals.
sailboat photo by Erica Brackett, BG Galleries photo by Ei3s