Empty glasses are normally discarded and added to the pile of landfills that we already have, unless you are like those people behind the elegant Artecnica Transglass Vase 2. This wonderful vase is ideal to be called as an eco-friendly home décor because of it was made from recycled materials.
Looking at the images, this vase is made of recycled empty bottles. Designers Emma Woffenden and Tord Boontje surely are artistic enough in making an old empty bottle as radiant as it looks in photos. This will be a perfect addition to any home’s interior design. Holding your favorite plant, the transglass vase 2 will not only help you reduce waste and eventually minimize the growth of landfills but also will help you maintain a refreshing and earthy ambiance in your home with the fresh air the plants this vase will be holding. [Click here for more details about Artecnica Transglass Vase 2]
Discarded lamps and electrical parts are easy to find in the metal pile at Maurice Klapfish local transfer station, junk shops and yard sales. The hard part is turning them into decorative art or useful products. Maurice decided to convert waste into art or useful products through his website LAMP REVIVAL that strives to recycle these castoffs into offbeat lamps and sophisticated lighting.
Bulb Socket Lamp by Maurice Klapfish
For the whimsical Lady Marmalade, Maurice started with a trashed Victorian floor lamp featuring a cluster of three arm lights and a bulb in the central glass bowl. Its former owner probably concluded that a lamp broken off at the base was useless. But beauty is in the eye of the beholder. By inverting the glass bowl, cutting off one of the cluster arms and adding lots of recycled lamp parts, Lady Marmalade emerged to rid the world of several pounds of trash.
Lady Marmalade by Maurice Klapfish
Bullet by Maurice Klapfish
The Suitcase Stacks will surely give those old suitcases a new life. Instead of having them tossed off to landfills, you can now have them as your stylish drawers.
Suitcase stacks is a selection of old suitcases. Each of them is housed in cases made of wood and steel. Each of the suitcase used in the stacks are repurposed and relined using a Swedish linen making them ready to accommodate new contents. You can choose to have a combination of your choice that you think will match perfectly with your interior design and personality. With the Suitcase Stacks, there will be no more old suitcases in our landfills.
Source: James Plumb
Wine can be a great gift to your friends, family and colleagues for all occasions and the Re-wine Classic is a perfect packing that will hold your wine bottles safely. The Polli-ber, one of the materials used made this one of a kind packaging tool is partially biodegradable and environmentally friendly.
If not with the My Bright Baby Lamp, many babies are now abandoned especially the old plastic baby dolls. However, with the creative minds of designer Monte White of Terminal3Design, those old used plastic baby dolls are given new life as it was being reused as functional light.
It would be amazing when design landscape that not only beautiful but also edible, which is true in the case of the Veggie Patch Edible Landscape. This edible landscape will provide enough vegetables for people living in rural areas who think that they do not have any chance at all to enjoy fresh produce.
Giving back to nature is easy with the help of numerous sustainable designs like the Miir Mi 600 Bottle. This bottle is designed to be eco-friendly. It has various features that can reduce impact to the environment including BPA free, Phthalate-free, lead-free, liner-free and 100% recyclable. [Click here to get more details about MiiR Mi-600]
Having a garden shed like the Hara And Bergroth Garden Shed on our backyard is important especially if we are into gardening. However, the garden shed of Ville Hara and Linda Bergroth is far way different to those we see in the neighborhood.
Recycling of old porcelain sets to create a new one is what Galerie Sofie Lachaert Tielrode is doing to make the Table Talks tableware collection.
An eye-catching piece of art made from recycled telephone books pages is what the Altered Telephone Book Pages Hive is all about. Designed by Kristiina Lahde, the Hive is presented during the exhibition happening at Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens.
True to its name, the Hive looks like a beehive. With the yellow colored telephone book pages, the HIVE looks even more realistic. This one of a kind art installation can be perfect for showrooms, lobbies, and even at a home’s living room. The Altered Telephone Book Pages Hive will surely create an artistic feel to every home or office without harming the environment.
Source: Kristiina Lahde
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