“Miss Ghana” ottoman, Karin Wittman Wilsmann/Gueto Design, Brazil, 2007 This ottoman is made from colorful ethylene vinyl acetate remnants from a flip-flop factory. The goal of Gueto Design—the result of a partnership between the Brazilian oil company Petrobas and Sebrae, an agency that supports entrepreneurship—is to enable members of indigenous communities to create beauty from petroleum byproducts.

“Miss Ghana” ottoman, Karin Wittman Wilsmann/Gueto Design, Brazil, 2007

This ottoman is made from colorful ethylene vinyl acetate remnants from a flip-flop factory. The goal of Gueto Design—the result of a partnership between the Brazilian oil company Petrobas and Sebrae, an agency that supports entrepreneurship—is to enable members of indigenous communities to create beauty from petroleum byproducts.