Jennifer Bell – upcycling fashion including this number made with paper, pop tabs, curtains, old worn leather jackets and cardboard, just to name some
Lindsay Pollak – maker of instruments from unusual materials including a carrot clarinet and rubber glove bagpipe
Olga Oreshyna – art panels from abandoned wood
Marco Lai of Hell’s Kitchen – from inner tubes, car seat-belts, t-shirts, shirts to bags and accessories
Renewal Notice: Creative Reuse in Art, Craft, Fashion & Design a creative reuse exhibition curated by Garth Johnson
Johnson’s book 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse: Remake, Restyle, Recycle, Renew contains pieces by past and present ReVision – the Art of Recycling artists
You can buy the coffee table book here
or download a free digital version here as a pdf
Andy Goldsworth – environmental artist
Clare at Urchin Bags – made from seat belts, used bicycle inner tubes, and scrap vinyl and upholstery material
URBN Hotel Shanghai – China’s first carbon-neutral hotel has used recycled and reclaimed local materials throughout the construction.
One of the best examples is the back wall of the main lobby decorated with a collection of old suitcases.
Kathyanne White – mixed media with digital output onto alternative surfaces (like pop cans and bottle caps)
How to make roses from maple leaves