These are pretty awesome – Brandy began collecting discarded bike tubes and upcycling them into bags, wallets and even earrings!
In Swahili, the language spoken in Kenya, Kustawi means, “to thrive”. KUSTAWI is a line of handbags made from hand rolled paper beads which are skillfully created by the students in Right 2 Thrive’s Empowerment Program.
Look this up at Recyclart.com. (Try not to get sucked in to the gloriousness of that site long enough to alert your superiors at work. I don’t want that guilt hanging over my head.)
Weekend To Do List: Add another bathroom for the sole purpose of owning this incredible sink!
This is an awesome idea made even better by the fact that there is no sewing involved!
On many mornings in Aqaba, ladies could be singing, laughing, talking, and drinking tea while creating unique hand made items…from trash.
It makes me laugh – I like it. Found it at spoonful.
Willem Heeffer, a Dutch designer based in Helsinki, Finland recently shared some of his work with us. The used washing machine drums are salvaged from a local recycling center and given a new life as a lamp. “When I work with old materials I take them out of context, use it in an unexpected way to […]
Simple & Elegant.
Create really beautiful usable vessels out of plastic bags. No, really.