Furniture is unwittingly designed by street artists

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While graffiti may be considered an eyesore for some, others appreciate street art for its energy and authenticity, and it's already becoming commodified. Projects such as Rebel Nell have taken pieces of crumbling graffitied wall in Detroit and turned it into unique jewelry. Now an Israel-based design studio has created Street Capture, which turns wood that's been painted on by anonymous graffiti artists into contemporary furniture. Conceived by Eran Shimshovitz and Ariel Zuckerman of Ariel Design, the project first fixes wooden boards to locations that are frequented by street artists. The boards are left to be scrawled and painted on…

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