Decorative Objects

Art Made From Thousands of Butterfly Wings Sells for £2 Million

Art Made From Thousands of Butterfly Wings Sells for £2 Million

On October 14th, British artist Damien Hirst’s butterfly painting I Am Become Death, Shatterer of Worlds (2006) sold for 2,2 million pounds (3,5 million dollars) at Christie's auction in London. This

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Wendinskan: Unique Pillows Made From Vintage Textiles

Wendinskan: Unique Pillows Made From Vintage Textiles

Swedish designer and artist Cecila Wendin has developed her interest in old bits of textiles, buttons, and yarn into her own business. Under the name of Wendinskan she creates one-of-a-kind throw pillows

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Oddbirds: Unique Lamps Made From Lost and Found Tableware

Oddbirds: Unique Lamps Made From Lost and Found Tableware

Swedish design collective Oddbirds has produced a beautiful range of interior objects, accessories and textiles by creatively combining old, new and recycled materials. This series of unique lamps is made

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Bookshelf Made of Books is Literary and Literal

Bookshelf Made of Books is Literary and Literal

What better way to display literature than atop a literal “book” shelf? This clever creation is made from actual old hardback books. Jim Rosenau collects the archaic treasures and veneers them

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Cheeky Light Bulb Candle Trades Watts for Wax

Cheeky Light Bulb Candle Trades Watts for Wax

Looking for a clever and low-impact gift for your favorite greenie? Check out this cheeky “light bulb” candle by Harry Allen and Areaware! They’ve taken this old-fashioned

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Movable Modular Planters and Green Walls by Maximize Design

Movable Modular Planters and Green Walls by Maximize Design

If you're looking for a way to transform your garden or terrace without dealing with messy and expensive construction, you might want to check out these modular planters and green walls from MAXIMIZE

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WALL TEARS: Elegant Wall Art Blown from Recycled Glass

WALL TEARS: Elegant Wall Art Blown from Recycled Glass

Want to add some artistic flair to those blank walls? Brighten them up with these fabulous and colorful glass globes from Esque. Not only are they hand-blown from recycled glass, they're also processed in

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100% Recycled Weld Vases Add Graphic Pop to Any Space

100% Recycled Weld Vases Add Graphic Pop to Any Space

What do you get when you combine a Mondrian with a Monet in a 3D medium? We’d guess something similar to Phil Cuttance’s amazing Weld Vases. With a visual effect referencing the geometric assembly of

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Luminous LED Pots Will Make You See Planters in a New Light

Luminous LED Pots Will Make You See Planters in a New Light

Bored to tears by run-of-the-mill, non-glowing plant pots (so very 2009)? Then feast your eyes on these babies. Illuminated by LED lights, these luminescent planters from Rotoluxe are translucent, giving

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Nightmarish Rat Lamp & 4 More Creepy Taxidermy Lamps

Nightmarish Rat Lamp & 4 More Creepy Taxidermy Lamps

You might think taxidermy is frightening or macabre, but if an animal is already dead, it can be an ethical way to celebrate the beauty of nature. Randall points out that it's a step away from the drab,

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Toast Shaped Cork Coasters Make Breakfast More Fun to Eat

Toast Shaped Cork Coasters Make Breakfast More Fun to Eat

Why not make the most important meal of the day a bit more appealing with these cheeky toast-shaped coasters? Made by Oiti, each one is crafted from sustainable cork and looks surprisingly similar in both

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Eco-Friendly Wall Treatments Give an Edge to Any Room

Eco-Friendly Wall Treatments Give an Edge to Any Room

Whether you are redecorating your home or office, or moving into a new place, what you choose to put on your walls is going to have a huge impact on the look and feel of your space. To keep the mood fresh

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Necklaces Made of Money Give New Meaning to Luxury Goods

Necklaces Made of Money Give New Meaning to Luxury Goods

We’re all familiar with those silky scarves and gleaming leather bags emblazoned with CC, GG and LV - seemingly inconspicuous emblems that in fact translate into major statements of wealth and status.

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LAST CHANCE to Buy a Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase!

LAST CHANCE to Buy a Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase!

LAST CHANCE TO OWN YOUR OWN LIGHT BULB VASE! If you're like us and fell in love with the adorable Potus plant pot made from an old recycled light bulb, why not take this opportunity to add it to your

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Solar Soji Lantern is Perfect for Lighting Up Summer Parties

Solar Soji Lantern is Perfect for Lighting Up Summer Parties

Looking for a way to illuminate your next summer fete without burning any carbom? Well these beautiful solar Soji lanterns will have you saying “I see the light.” These high style lanterns get

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ElasticShelf Made From Bike Tire Tubes Up for Auction on eBay!

ElasticShelf Made From Bike Tire Tubes Up for Auction on eBay!

Our ElasticShelf auction ends tomorrow - bid now! What city dweller isn’t crying out for more storage space these days? Well, forget about those boring stacked shelves, and display your books and

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Brilliant Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase For Sale on Ebay!

Brilliant Potus Pot Recycled Bulb Vase For Sale on Ebay!

Out with the incandescent and in with the energy-efficient! With incandescent bulbs getting banned and generally kicked to the curb all around the globe, it raises the issue of what to do with all of

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LIVE LAMP is a Plant-Studded Sphere of Light

LIVE LAMP is a Plant-Studded Sphere of Light

Fluorescent lights might not be your first choice for ambient outdoor lighting this summer, but the LIVE LAMP transforms that unenchanting frigid glow into a beautiful globe radiating with life. Designed

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The Papervore Coffee Table is Hungry for Your Paper Scraps

The Papervore Coffee Table is Hungry for Your Paper Scraps

Paper shredders are essential if you've got confidential info you need to discard, but boy are they bulky! Why not turn those clunky eyesores into functional furniture with this coffee table that doubles

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The Papervore Coffee Table is Hungry for Your Paper Scraps

The Papervore Coffee Table is Hungry for Your Paper Scraps

What better way to manage coffee table clutter that with a table that doubles up as a paper shredder? Created by industrial design studio Pigeontail, the Papervore is hungry for all you printed leftovers.

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Fiber Optic Stilettos Shine With Both Light and Sophistication

Fiber Optic Stilettos Shine With Both Light and Sophistication

The last thing anyone would expect is for fiber optics add class to an outfit, but designer Francesca Castagnacci has turned this fashion flub into a sexy and sophisticated statement on energy efficiency.

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Modules Made from Material Waste Form Furniture, Walls and Rooms

Modules Made from Material Waste Form Furniture, Walls and Rooms

While the image above depicts a modern and sleek interior space, you’d be surprised to know that the other side of the wall carries an aesthetic debauchery more in line with that of Sweeney Todd. An

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Adorable Handmade Acorn-Shaped Speaker for Your MP3 Player

Adorable Handmade Acorn-Shaped Speaker for Your MP3 Player

We’re going nuts over this adorable acorn-shaped speaker and FM radio! Handmade from natural cut apricot wood, this little guy can be easily plugged in to your mp3 player with a standard headphone jack.

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Luminous Lamps Made from Recycled Washing Machine Drums

Luminous Lamps Made from Recycled Washing Machine Drums

These spectacular lamps may appear as if they’ve been pulled off the latest superstar designer’s mass-production line, but look again -- they’re actually washing machine drums recycled into amazing

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“Creative Action for Forest” Bookcase by Greenpeace and Jamy Yang

“Creative Action for Forest” Bookcase by Greenpeace and Jamy Yang

Greenpeace China already does a lot to fight for the environment, but did you know they design furniture too? Okay, not exactly, but they did enlist designer Jamy Yang to create this fetching

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Awesome Area Rug Woven from Recycled Bicycle Tires

Awesome Area Rug Woven from Recycled Bicycle Tires

Danish designer Annemette Beck takes a creative new approach to textile design by utilizing an extremely inventive array of recycled materials. Her line of woven products include rugs, upholstery,

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Stunning Living Pixels Lamps Made From Recycled Banners

Stunning Living Pixels Lamps Made From Recycled Banners

These gorgeous lamps may look as if they’ve been excavated from ancient crystal caves, but they are in fact the product of an imaginative assemblage of recycled and eco-friendly materials. Created by a

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Kief Table Creates a Sleek Modern Surface From Walnut Cuttoffs

Kief Table Creates a Sleek Modern Surface From Walnut Cuttoffs

It’s not always practical to implement deconstructivism into interior design (see: glasses slipping over non-rectilinear surfaces), so when you finally spot a piece that’s able to embody this

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Godoylab’s Drip Table Turns Thinning Wood into a Beautiful Table

Godoylab’s Drip Table Turns Thinning Wood into a Beautiful Table

It’s been some time since we last reported on Mexico City-based Godoylab, but this sustainability-focused design studio has certainly been hard at work with a slew of new pieces to show. One piece that

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Egg Cartons Recycled into Awesome Office Lamps

Egg Cartons Recycled into Awesome Office Lamps

We recently brought you a stylish set of furniture inspired by egg cartons -- now comes the complementary lighting, courtesy of designer Victor Vetterlein! Vetterlein's 'Trash Me' lamps reflect upon the

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