London, United Kingdom, March 24, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Used-Design, a used-furniture market place launches its UK web site encouraging consumers to re-use furniture over buying new.
German web site, used-design has launched its UK web site this month, which aim to encourage consumers to buy second hand and show room furniture over buying new furniture to cut down the 10 million items of furniture thrown away in the UK.
The site was first established 3 years ago, with the simple attention of providing retails a way of selling returned furniture or showroom stock which may have just been stored away otherwise. Since then it has been quite an iconic site, tapping into a community which care about quality, lifestyle and also very environmentally aware.
Why Used-Design move to the UK? “Used-Design is about re-use and quality, and we want to create awareness that living with quality furniture can be affordable and environmental”, Pascal the owner of the site reveals. With over 30,000 consumers in Germany a month, it’s a hope to see the same growth in the UK.
When people buy or renovate a house or flat, they think about low-energy, insulation and other features which save money and environment friendly. But, seldom think about the furnishings. It’s the aim of used-design to create awareness of thinking re-used when it comes to buying furniture, and provide a quality options to consumers when buying furniture.
About Used Design:
used-design was established in German by Pascal Rieger and Torsten Helten in March 2007. used-design offers a market place where retails and private individuals can create a listing of their products they are selling, manufacture, brand, quality guide and details of the product. Consumers buy directly from the sellers, and encourage an open market place. Web site www.used-design.co.uk