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Used Wine Crates Make Glowing Light Boxes

by , 10/17/09
filed under: Art, Recycled Materials

Wine Boxes, Tracey Johnson, used wine boxes, used wine crates, art lighting, light installation, recycled materials art, recycled materials installation

Wine makes the whole world more beautiful. Seriously, can you argue otherwise, given wine bottle cheese boards, used cork accoutrement — and now, these stunning light boxes from artist Tracey Johnson? They’re made out of used wine crates and a little bit of magic. Can’t tell? Read on.

Wine Boxes, Tracey Johnson, used wine boxes, used wine crates, art lighting, light installation, recycled materials art, recycled materials installation

Johnson creates different installations and spaces depending on the arrangement of the wine crates: towers, rippling waterfalls, shadowy tree-scapes, odd alice-in-wonderlandscapes, all are implied given the simple rearrangement of these craftily cut-out crates. Johnson, I’d like to volunteer my extended family as contributors to your materials supply. Now to tackle the trash created by housemates. Is there anyone interested in making a PBR can chandelier?

+ Tracey Johnson

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2 Comments

  1. winepine June 4, 2011 at 11:21 pm

    Wow. Those are breathtaking pieces. They’re so beautiful.

    Patrick
    http://www.winepine.com

  2. Giant Yellow Recycled B... December 15, 2010 at 9:40 am

    [...] the event – the MerkaFad designers market. And cooler yet? The following day after that, the crates were already on delivery trucks, full of beer [...]

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