- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -
Brett Coelho Recycles Old Street Signs Into Colorful Pendant Lamps
Posted By Diane Pham On October 17, 2011 @ 4:04 pm In Design,Green Interiors,Green Lighting,Innovation,Recycled Materials | No Comments
Artist Brett Coelho  has transformed common street signs  into a series of clever “Speed” pendant lamps. Bold, bright and colorful, his dazzling recycled light fixtures are classic pieces with an urban edge, able to turn any drab space into a revved-up room.
Cohelo ‘s lamps take organic forms – they look like floral blooms turned upside down. The letters and numbers of the original sign add a bit of urban edge to the lamps, adorning the petal-like shades. Not only are the pieces beautiful and suited for just about any interior, but they prove that reuse is a trend moving full-speed ahead.
Coelho has been created decor for the past ten years made largely from found objects.
+ Brett Coelho 
Via State of the Green 
Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com
URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/brett-coelho-recycles-old-street-signs-into-colorful-pendant-lamps/
URLs in this post:
 Brett Coelho: http://www.brettcoelho.com.au/
 street signs: http://inhabitat.com/boris-bally-creates-unique-chairs-from-urban-street-signage/
 State of the Green: http://www.stateofgreen.com.au/blog/2011/10/brett-coelho-makes-light-work-of-old-street-signs/
Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.