By Karen MacKay on August 27, 2012
As an artist and designer, I’m often collecting scraps of wood in hopes of resurrecting them into something beautiful, a new work of art possibly, or maybe something functional for a friend. No doubt plenty of my fellow DIYers have growing piles of mismatched wood just waiting to be transformed into something magnificent. To get you motivated for your next weekend project, here’s a little inspiration to stir your creative juices.
By Karen MacKay on August 21, 2012
Timbuk2 recently launched their Full-Cycle collection, a suite of bags and totes made from 100% recycled and recyclable materials.
By Doug Gunzelmann on December 11, 2008
The ability to look at the mundane plastic beverage bottle and see something more is a true skill. Ryter Design is a Swiss operation that has produced some truly unique PET bottle objects, most of which anybody can make themselves.
By Doug Gunzelmann on November 12, 2008
Buzzispace creates office cubes, dividers, lights, and screens using PET waste felt. Available in multiple colors, the Buzzispace line is acoustically emgineered and is a great alternative to the tradition modular office products.
By Doug Gunzelmann on September 5, 2008
Plastic bottles are an enormous contributor to landfill waste taking nearly 700 years just to begin decomposition. We posted some plastic bottle “fun facts” a few weeks ago that puts their rampant use in perspective, such as 80% of plastic bottles aren’t recycled. Well this little guy was upcycled from two typical 20oz soda bottles. [...]