upcycling

Art

Succulents Make a Stunning Statement Inside Vintage Typewriters

Turkish artist Aysenaz Karayalcin likens succulents to the resilence of women around the world.
Beckett Mufson
1.27.17
Art

Japanese Artist Transforms Old Newspapers Into Expressive Creatures

Chie Hitotsuyama upcycles the animal kingdom in a colourful sculpture series.
Noémie Jennifer
11.8.16
Art

An Incandescent 'CLOUD' Sculpture Lights Up Overhead

A weightless-looking cloud made from thousands of incandescent bulbs.
Mike Steyels
2.2.16
Design

Repurposed Shopping Carts Make Perfect Chairs

Designer Etienne Reijnders saves shopping carts from the furnace, and turns them into furniture.
Yoran Custers
10.22.15
Design

Your Designer Look Could Be Waiting at an Op Shop

Recreating high-end fashion design with the clothes from your closet.
Catherine Chapman
9.28.15
Art

"African Electronics" Takes a Spiritual Approach to Individual Power

Ghanaian artist Serge Attukwei Clottey takes his recycled plastic "African Electronics" to the streets.
Alice McCool
8.26.15
Design

A Rainbow Shipping Container Tower Rises in Mumbai

'Steel City' is a magical example of reusable architecture, from architect Carlos R. Gomez and CRG Architects.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.25.15
Film

Europe's Upcycled Doors Become Giant Face Murals

Those old doors you see on the side of the street? They're art now.
Annie Armstrong
6.29.15
Art

Cracked iPhone Screens Become Accidental Abstract Art

Cracked, burned, frozen, and smashed screens make up this photo series of found glitch art.
Beckett Mufson
10.8.14