This project started in the summer of 2015 as a series of community workshops in the park, where anybody who was interested could make outdoor furniture with their own hands and place it wherever it was needed.

майстерня 5As it turns out, there are a lot of people in our city who want to make furniture from pallets. Furthermore, the idea of using second-hand pallets to make original outdoor furniture has caught on, and we have begun getting orders for upcycled pallet furniture. Hence, the Outdoor Furniture Workshop has begun developing as a social enterprise.

майстерAll proceeds from the sale of upcycled pallet furniture made by our masters go toward developing the Outdoor Furniture Workshop and organizing free community workshops in various parts of the city. This project won an award in the “Social Enterprise School” in Lviv in 2015. We have begun collaborating with civil society organizations in other cities and have led workshops about furnishing city spaces with pallet furniture in Chernivtsi, Kryvyi Rih, and Kramatorsk.

This project is currently on pause, and we are looking to collaborate with people who are ready to restart the work of Outdoor Furniture Workshop. If you find yourself wanting to breathe new life into this project, please contact workshop coordinator Ivan Podolian: 097 495 07 07.