Home Decorating

14
JUN
2011

Ten Green Bottles

I’ve seen plenty of beer bottles upcycled into drinking vessels – but nothing quite like these by German designer Sybille Homann.  These beautiful vases, carafes, candlesticks and lights are made predominantly from used glass taken from bottles and windows. Images via... Read More →
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09
JUN
2011

Bottle Top Pop Art

This fantastic bottle top portrait of Jackie O is by Tel-Aviv fashion designer Ossy Pri Hadash. She collects materials that are disregarded by recycling companies and turns them into art.  To see more bottle top renditions (including The Godfather, Che Guevara, Madonna and Barack... Read More →
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31
MAY
2011

Made from Books

As highlighted in previous posts, it seems books aren’t just for reading – this one is definitely worth a read!  Book Art by Christine Antaya features fascinating sculptures and installations, all constructed from repurposed books. With the rise of the digital age, it... Read More →
28
MAY
2011
The Immortal 2011 portrait on floppy disks by Nick Gentry

Faces on Floppy: Artworks by Nick Gentry

Inspired by the sociological impact of internet culture, Nick Gentry paints beautiful portraits onto obsolete media formats, such as old floppy disks. His work is a comment on waste culture, but also makes parallels between the personal info locked beneath the paint and the way... Read More →
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22
MAY
2011

Painted and revived furniture by Ghost

British company Ghost Furniture strives to ‘bring quality furniture back from the dead and make it hauntingly beautiful.’   From a painted dessert spoon chandelier to a chair upholstered in a sailor’s uniform, their collection of restored vintage furniture and... Read More →
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15
MAY
2011

Reclaimed wood ornaments by Carol Ridler

It’s hard not to fall for elephants, cats, dogs and bunnies, but there’s no denying these home accessories by Hand Crafted Wood are the ultimate in sustainable English country chic. Designer Carol Ridler lives in an old farming village overlooking the Vale of Belvoir,... Read More →
23
APR
2011

Look Again: Upcycled antique plates

Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of LA artist, Angela Rossi.  Her ‘Beat Up Creations’ range from  macabre assembled sculptures (we’re talking dolls heads on toy spiders) to altered artwork featuring circus freaks and portraits of anthropomorphic... Read More →