Can City – A Project By Studio Swine

“Studio Swine explores design through material innovation and creating new sustainable systems whilst placing an equal importance on aesthetics, believing that desire is the greatest agent of change.”

Catadores is the name given to the independent waste collectors that mine the streets of São Paulo. Collecting 80% of the recycling they turn what they can in Furniture, jewellery and works of art. ‘Can City’ is a project where Studio Swine has created a mobile furnace powered by a car a battery and old vegetable oil collected from local cafes. Using this they are able to


Several stools were created using the mobile smelting station for the food market where they got the waste products from.

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