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Designs By 'Leftovers' Tell Some Creepy Stories

Swedish sisters Linda and Jona Netsman have a great talent for repurposing old furniture and odds and ends and totally recreating new purposeful items. Their design studio, Leftovers, produces one of a kind furniture and lighting objects that are very emotionally evocative, something that one doesn't find in most furniture or lighting designs. I chose a few of the somewhat creepy ones to share with you.

 

The Hotel

These designs are my favorite, I think.  There are three of them that tell the story of an old hotel and how it felt to be there, maybe in the early 20th century.

 

The Hotel 1, design by Leftovers: © Fotograf Inga BjörkThe Hotel 1, design by Leftovers: © Fotograf Inga Björk

 

The Hotel 2, design by Leftovers: © Fotograf Inga BjörkThe Hotel 2, design by Leftovers: © Fotograf Inga Björk

 

The Hotel 3, design by Leftovers: © Fotograf Inga BjörkThe Hotel 3, design by Leftovers: © Fotograf Inga Björk

 

 

2.  Ambivalent

Pretty frog, but does it really want to be kissed?

 

Ambivalent, design by Leftovers: © Fotograf Anna AlverhagAmbivalent, design by Leftovers: © Fotograf Anna Alverhag

 

 

3.  Spoken Leftovers

Words are more difficult to capture than belongings, so the Spoken Leftovers are creatively painted on this dresser - or anything else that brings the feeling you want to give those words.

 

Spoken Leftovers, design by Leftovers: © Fotograf Inga BjörkSpoken Leftovers, design by Leftovers: © Fotograf Inga Björk

 

The designs by Leftovers are all worth seeing; some of them are quite fun... and some are wistful. They do make you think about how you would have your own or someone else's life tell a story through a dresser or a sofa.

Leftovers via Homedit