Recycle Design

Upcycled Art from Cassette Tapes!

upcycled art from cassette tapes

I love finding very cool, very fabulous things people are doing in the name of upcycling, and creating something beautiful in the process. Gypsy-Lea Douglas is one such person, who is currently on show at On A Bike Art, The Beth McDonnell Gallery, Kew, Victoria. An artist creating portraiture, using recycled audio cassettes, VHS tapes, vintage…

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Fabulous upcycling ideas to inspire you with RETRASH

I am sharing tons of upcycling ideas to inspire you today with a bit of a book review of Retrash-  a high quality, soft cover coffee table book showcasing inspirational ideas on reusing second hand materials through upcycling. I met the author Nathan Devine, at a talk with the inspiring Terracycle at Google headquarters  A book like this…

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Industrial Architecture and an Upcycled Railway Chair!

  There is nothing like seeing a remarkable upcycle, something completely unexpected. It shows how resourceful we can be and opens your mind to possibilities – that is why we all love upcycling so much don’t you agree! Sam Payne contacted me a while back to share an extremely cool upcycle of an old steel casting…

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Recycled Mats For Your Home

JJ Stranan is the owner of Recycled Mats which trades officially as Global Kids Oz. Based in the beautiful Tweed Shire, Nth NSW, they design and import a delightful range of recycled mats and rugs. There are 3 main ranges: Their range of recycled plastic mats which are made from recycled plastic bags and PET bottles. These…

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Upcycling Inspiration That Will Blow Your Mind!

upcycling ideas to blow your mind

If you are looking for some proper, high quality upcycling inspiration you have hit the jackpot! Offcyclers is the first curated online gallery for Sustainable Design and Art. Their work consists of finding, selecting and showcasing artists and designers from around the world who are making incredibly unique and attractive art and design, sustainably. They…

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Upcycled Furniture with Luke Neil, Old2New Designs

upcycled furniture with Old2New Designs

Luke Neil is a carpenter turned furniture designer based in melbourne. His furniture is constructed from essentially rubbish – recycled metal and timber that would otherwise end up in landfill. With this rough raw material, he makes furniture that is both practical and stylish. It is also quite different to anything else on the market…

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An upcycled holiday home in Byron Bay

What is your favourite holiday destination? We are very lucky to have our own family beach shack just 2 and a half hours from our place which I adore, but a road trip exploring new places with the family is top on the list of my dream holidays. Also on the bucket list of places…

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