UPCYCLING: Stunning Bowls Made From Plastic Water Bottles.

Artist Gülnur Özdağlar creates elegant and unusual looking bowls transformed from PET bottles. She calls this process “upcycling”. Her aim is to substitute with labor and artistic value the characteristics that the material loses during transformation, thereby obtaining a product of higher value. The collection is named Tertium Non Data (translated from Latin means: the third is not given) and is an alchemic term which refers to the process of combining two disparate elements to create a new, third element. (more…)

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Ramon Coronado Repurposes Shopping Carts In His Mercado Negro Furniture

RAMÓN CORONADO, a self described “cross-media visual designer” is a recent Graphic Design graduate from Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design. He has an array of unusual designs and concepts to his credit, but I found this particular one both inspired and inspirational. (more…)

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