Motorbike Furniture by Italian designer Joe Velluto

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Presented at Milan Design Week, this stationary motorcycle, the JVLT014, functions as a playful piece of furniture – in this case a seat. The unique piece was created by Italian designer Joe Velluto and motorcycle company NorthEastCustom to suggest new possibilities in the realm of custom builds. While the design still has an engine, it now holds a glass vessel instead of a petrol tank, a child’s abacus in place of an odometer, and wood and wool rather than metal and plastic ornamentation.

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Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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