Friday, 13 May 2011

Upcycling as a creative idea for rubbish

Waste Recycling is a process know by everyone. The process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or a higher environmental value is called upcycling. This process let us reduce amount of rubbish. It also highlights a importance of recycling. Things like chandeliers made from old books, corks chair or straw lamp are more admirable, amazing and beautiful than thousands of furniture produced in factories. Upcycling is becoming a challenge for designers, architects, ecologist and everyone who have a sense of style and want to be appreciated by others in the design world.

Boom design transforms old atlases into stunning new light worlds.

Above picture shows Flexicomb lamp, which was made from drinking straws to create an amazing installation with light that changes mysteriously to the touch.

Laura Dot’s used old  book to design this amazing Chandelier cast.

Above picture shows chairs designed by Alberto Dassasso, the line of chairs, stools, tables, and lamps are made from discarded industrial barrels

This  chair is made from recycled wine corks by Gabriel Wiese. The designer has intelligently used the cork caps of the wine bottles, keeping the shapes intact.

Recycle magazines used to create a bench.

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