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  • Scrap Metal to Sculpture by John Lopez

      Today I found for you an amazing artwork by John Lopez. I’m very happy to see more and more of people coming with great ways to turn the waste into something meaningful. We produce a really shocking amount of trash and it will remain here after us for centuries. Let’s have a look at this talented […]

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  • Cyrus Kabiru

    An extraordinary upcyced work from across the world. Cyrus Kabiru has actively been pushing the boundaries of conventional craftsmanship, sculpture, fashion, design, art and photography since 2011. Kabiru is a self-taught emerging Kenyan artist, best known for his elaborate and detailed sculptural spectacles or “C-Stunners”, made from found objects and recycled material sourced on the […]

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  • Romuald Hazoume

    “Art essentially is like a potato: it grows everywhere in the world, but it has different tastes”. Recycling is an interesting way how to express yourself. I have been amazed by what people can do with the trash and the message behind. Today I wish to share with you one particular artist from Africa who […]

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  • Gerard Quenum

    Now when I look back on how I went from being an illustrator and graphic designer to actually ended up upcycling (which still puzzles me), I found that there were plenty of moments in my life when this little seed could be planted inside of me. Back then in London where I lived for a couple […]

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  • What Do Artists Do All Day?

    Polly Morgan Polly Morgan (born 1980) is a London-based British artist who uses taxidermy to create works of art. Very impressive work of creepy art. The animals used in her taxidermy are contributed by vets or pet owners; the animals have died naturally or accidentally, for example they may have been roadkill. Morgan’s first four pieces […]

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  • Margaux Lange

    I came across this great upcycled artworks created by Margaux Lange. Lange’s Plastic Body Series art jewelry collection utilizes salvaged Barbie doll parts in combination with sterling silver and pigmented resins. The series is a result of Lange’s desire to re-purpose mass produced materials into handmade, wearable art. It is meant to examine and celebrate […]

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  • KLM Jet to Apartment

    KLM airlines have taken one of their grounded jets, a McDonnel Douglas MD-11, and turned it into a two-bedroom apartment. They weren’t as creative with the name though as it has just been called the Airplane Apartment and it offers up to four people a stay in a hotel room that is rather unique. During its […]

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  • Carma Project

    B-Bicycle Culture Magazine (B – Cultura da Bicicleta Magazine) in Portugal is running Project Carma, a project involving a bicycle made from the scrap of a car with the mission to make up for the kilometers it ran in its previous life. The initiative aims to relaunch the discussion about mobility and ecology in Lisbon. […]

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  • 10 Great Upcycled Pallet Ideas

    We’ve rounded up 10 great inventive uses of the bland old wooden pallet and put them together for you to gain some inspiration from. This is one of my own – It makes it great work shelve, we have also one garden table on the terrace outside which is great too and there are 4 […]

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