The Best Green Designs From Buenos Aires’ Puro Diseno Fair
Even thought there are many accessories stands to be seen selling handbags and laptop cases from scrap fabric, our favorite is Carro. They make different size and shapes cases, wallets, handbags and even rucksacks made from reused suits, ties and other random fabrics with an exquisite attention to detail, high quality finishes and long lasting design. The latest news from Carro is the coffee sacks jute bags hanging together with others made from recycled cotton cleaning cloth and north Argentine fluorescent woven pieces.
Recycled rubber scrap from car’s wheels heated and molded into shape makes amazing stools and plant pots. Aligned with this year’s Color theme, Cordoba-based UAU Disegno painted the black material to give the exterior objects and furniture a bit of a twist. Greca, which is a design studio that makes decorative objects from scrap buttons and resin they get from a friend’s factory, where selling these colorful one-of-a-kind bracelets, hard like candies. Another design studio making fantastic plastic accessories is Ni chicha ni limonada. They create all kind of wearable art made from recycled plastic cables from different sources like telephone ones, lighting and any other bold and bright ones they find lying around.
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