upcycling

1.27.17

Succulents Make a Stunning Statement Inside Vintage Typewriters

Turkish artist Aysenaz Karayalcin likens succulents to the resilence of women around the world.

11.8.16

Japanese Artist Transforms Old Newspapers Into Expressive Creatures

Chie Hitotsuyama upcycles the animal kingdom in a colourful sculpture series.

2.2.16

An Incandescent 'CLOUD' Sculpture Lights Up Overhead

A weightless-looking cloud made from thousands of incandescent bulbs.

10.22.15

Repurposed Shopping Carts Make Perfect Chairs

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

9.28.15

Your Designer Look Could Be Waiting at an Op Shop

Recreating high-end fashion design with the clothes from your closet.

8.26.15

"African Electronics" Takes a Spiritual Approach to Individual Power

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

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8.25.15

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.

6.29.15

Europe's Upcycled Doors Become Giant Face Murals

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

10.8.14

Cracked iPhone Screens Become Accidental Abstract Art

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