Friday, January 25, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Kostas – repurposed vintage materials

Dan Cordero – “repurposing vintage gadgets”

Kris Lovett – from skateboards into shoes

Dome Candy Lab – from suitcase to boombox

Brian Dettmer – sculpture from books

Duke Holdsworth – lamps using vintage automotive and industrial salvage and reclaim items

Leonardo Drew – assemblages made from hundreds of wood scraps

Alice Garrett – mosaic furniture from vintage china

a student made PVC pipe instrument (his playing ain’t too shabby either)

Wearable Art Awards – annual event February 16 and 17, Port Moody, Canada

Friday, January 18, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Thierry Despont – an architect and artist who works in all media; check out his sculptures

Jeff and Mark – upcycled lighting

Jessica Mindich – her Caliber Collection of jewelry includes shiny steel cuffs and bangles made from illegal guns, all taken off the streets of Newark, NJ, by the police department

Amy Gibson – designs from recycled magazines

Rebecca Szeto – her paintbrush series is very playful and “painterly”

MariaClaRo – accessories from car interiors

thezenartist – furniture from barn wood

Ronnie – fashion and fashion accessories from recycled fabric including ties

Ingrid Schattauer-Paul – bags from repurposed materials including old military bags and leather jackets

Trashion Show in North Hempstead

Friday, January 11, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Arseniy Lapin – sculpture

Paul DiPasqua – Samurais sculptures from found and recycled objects

Marc Giai-Miniet – loved his box sculptures

Holly Mackay and Judith Selby Lang – sculpture from beach plastic debris

Gina Nash – lighting and sculpture from recycled steel

Jennifer Moore – dresses from vintage scarves

Judy Benson – repurposed vintage jewellery

Gérard Cambon – “evocative constructions composed primarily of found materials”

Reta and Vena Howell – love their lighting designs from recycled plastic

and a great DIY yardstick buffet by Laura at Corner House

Friday, January 4, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Dario Tironi and Koji Yoshida – 2011 joint exhibition of sculpture from plastic products including toys

Loran Scruggs – toys and whistles from bottle caps and tin cans

Alex Smolen and Kim Barr – clothing and accessories from remnant and recycled materials

Joel Hester of the Weld House – line of furniture from reclaimed steel (including car hoods)

Jason Mecier – celebrity portraits

Ample Sample – a challenge where design entries are made from carpet samples

Luca Scarpellini - one-off design pieces, starting from reclaimed and discarded materials, then modified and assembled

Hillary Coe – painting with tin cans

Rashad Alakbarov – painting with shadows and light

Ignacui Canales Aracil – I like his sculptures using dried plants