Home Decor Product Design by Utilizing Drum Waste Materials


The growth of the metal industry always increases every year. Based on PODES (2018), in 2014-2018 it was recorded that metal MSEs in Indonesia had increased by 1397 units. This growth was dominated by several sectors, including crafts, jewelry, and household appliances. Until 2021 the metal industry will grow by 3.54% (Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Indonesia 2021). This increase is also in line with the high demand for metal manufacturing in Indonesia. Judging from the height
the growth of the metal industry there is potential from the availability of used drum waste. Given the price of drum waste which is more affordable than new material. The availability of raw materials is abundant and it would be a shame to throw them away given the high number of metal business actors in Indonesia. By using metal sheet metal forming processing techniques in order to be able to utilize drum waste material into products with high selling power. Opportunities in the utilization of waste materials are quite high which is in line with the circular economy concept so that these materials can become sustainable materials that help protect the environment. Some research and experiments are needed to determine the nature and proper treatment in drum waste material processing and obtain optimal results. At the end of the study, it was found that the types of products designed were: wall lamps, table lamps, and pendant lamps.