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This Harvard alum turns cheap, recycled rubber into luxury furniture

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Can you make high-end luxury furniture with a cheap material like recycled rubber? Looking at the catalog of New York City-based designer company Slash Objects, the answer is a resounding yes. The trick is all in how you use it.

Slash Objects pairs rubber with marble, brass, and concrete to create side tables, day beds, and more with robust textures and sleek architectural lines. The company’s founder is designer Arielle Assouline-Lichten, who holds a Master of Architecture from Harvard University and has worked at iconic architectural firms like BIG, Kengo Kuma & Associates, and Snøhetta. She recently received the 2019 American Design Honors from WantedDesign, a platform that promotes design and fosters the international creative........

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