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Galapagos Designs

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If you fancy buying a chair AND knowing you have done something good for the environment too, then Galapagos Designs is where you need to head to.

Galapagos is a new furniture company that sources vintage furniture, strips it back and then brings it back to life using British designed fabrics like Korla and Bute; and British upholsterers then complete the job.

Lucy Mortimer, founder of Galapagos, prides herself on giving her customers ‘the satisfaction of getting a fresh-as-a-daisy, iconic chair that hasn’t used new timber, electricity, or fuel when its shipped across the seas.’

This beautiful collection of chairs is available to buy on their website and will also be available to buy at the East London Design Store shortly!

Images: Photography: Christina Bull | Styling: Lucy Gough

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6 Responses
  • Carole Poirot
    October 3, 2013

    Anything (or nearly, anyway) ‘upcycled’ has to be a good idea and these look great. The shapes are beautiful and the fabrics really enhance them.

    • Lucy
      October 24, 2013

      I know! A beautiful company that sells great furniture. Glad you like!

  • Rose
    October 3, 2013

    Gorgeous!

    • Lucy
      October 24, 2013

      Thanks Rose! xx

  • peter
    May 27, 2014

    Hello,it is nice to know that lovely people are out there, the galapogos designs are very good for the environment and stylish,up to date and fit for a tremendous range of usage,whether home or business. We can only hope that more people take note of what needs to happen in the world today. To you,Galapogos and all the other people that have the same objective to recycle and try to save the world, good luck.

    • LucyGough
      June 15, 2014

      Thank you for your kind words, Peter!

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