They still have pull tabs in Colombia, so designer Carlos Alberto Montana Hoyos got all of his friends to collect them and he created this chair, using zip ties to hold it all together. According to Inhabitat, "Hoyos’ unique lounge chair incorporates
Carlos Alberto Montana Hoyos created both a chair and a bowl as part of the A la Lata series ("To the Can"). The designs are held together by plastic zip ties, which adds to their appearance as much as the metal tabs themselves.
Carlos Alberto Montana Hoyos‘s “A La Lata” Candy Bowl is part of a collection of items handcrafted with repurposed aluminum can tabs woven together with zip-ties. The bowl appears to “float” on the translucent zip-ties.