"QUANTUM SHOT" #190
Used cars - for design statement, not transportation
Car parts provide great ideas for interior design. When your old rusty four-wheel monster finally kicks the bucket, you can still salvage some parts for pretty cool furniture pieces. Car Couches is an obvious design combination, which can be quite attractive when used with collectible vehicle parts. At Route66 store you can get many more.
Inspired Design UK offers "Porsche 917" seat:
Here is some weird Russian version, almost a room in itself.
More images here.
(images credit: EnglishRussia.com)
Some amateur effort (from Bits&Pieces, via)
Now, if you are such a couch potato, but still need to get around for groceries, you can use some of the motorized furniture, which is all the rage today:
(image credit: Mike Mosedale)
Mini Traveller "Geneva Concept" (seen here
(click to enlarge)
Airplane Parts Furniture
Airplane parts provide even better design statement, more intricate looks and more high-tech feel. In fact, air bombs are the a perfect fit for a bar, for example, which you visit to "get bombed" anyway. Motoart company makes a good use of old collectible parts, see many examples at the site's gallery.
Bomber wing tables:
Radial Engine Table:
WWII Navy practice bomb and B-52 jet engine turbine fan:
Douglas DC-6 Cowling Desk:
And perhaps, best of all - Ejection Office Chair:
"Don't like what you're hearing in the office? Pull the lever and abort with Motoart's B-52 Ejection Chair"
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