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National Geographic Magazine Shelf

National Geographic Magazine Shelf

 

This colorful shelf is made entirely from recycled National Geographic magazines. It was designed by Sean Miller, who was inspired by the stacks of old magazines cluttering his living room. First Sean coated the magazines with a a water/starch mixture and then he placed them under pressure for about a week …

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POP Pendant Light Made From Recycled Aluminum Pulltabs

POP Pendant Light Made From Recycled Aluminum Pulltabs

 

Mauricio Affonso‘s intricate spherical pendant lamp is made from hundreds of discarded aluminum pull-tabs. Dubbed POP, the 15″ light creates a stunning visual effect and is constructed with exceptional craftsmanship. While working on the design Affonso was inspired by the idea of turning a disposable material …

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Potus Pot Made From a Recycled Lightbulb

Potus Pot Made From a Recycled Lightbulb

 

If you recently made the switch to energy-efficient CFL light bulbs, here’s a brilliant way to reuse all of those old incandescents. Designed by Natalia Hojman and Angeles Estrada Vigil, the Potus Pot transforms a burnt-out light bulb into a bud-growing vase. Each beautiful recycled planter comes complete with a simple OSB base and packaging reused from the original light bulb….

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Chop-Flops Made From Recycled Chopsticks

Chop-Flops Made From Recycled Chopsticks

 

Joseph Palmer’s ingenious Chop-Flops are flip-flops made from reused materials. The surface where the foot meets the sandal is made of used chopsticks that were collected from the dumpster of a local Japanese restaurant. Dental floss was collected to lash the chopsticks together, as well as sew them to the sole. …

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Film Roll Lamp

Film Roll Lamp

 

Nidhi Gupta‘s beautiful film roll lamp is made from spools of old film that are strung together and assembled into a circular shape. We love how the successive series of stills creates a shifting pattern as forgotten scenes weave a new narrative about sustainable design.

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Paper Tube Light

Paper Tube Light

 

Common paper postage tubes receive a beautiful new life in these stunning cardboard lamps created by Ruth Oh. Each simple and elegant lamp is created by inserting a bulb into a cardboard tube and then carving out a series of thin strips that let light shine out from within. The designer used low-wattage energy efficient bulbs that …

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