Elina Priha SS15 – Varsity Jackets in Recycled Denim

Elina Priha Recycled Denim

Elina Priha is a Finnish born now based in London street wear designer who is ‘passionately exploring the denim culture and taking it one step further’. According to the webpage, Priha’s clothes are ‘for the coolest uncool’. And these days, … Read more

Recycled Denim Shoes by Saint Vacant x Costo

Recycled Denim shoes by Saint Vacant x Costo

The Upcycled products on the market keeps getting better, and more. Lately we have spotted a variety of well-made, neat shoes and sneakers made in part from upcycled material. One of these cool shoes are made by our new favorite Finnish … Read more

Waste Side Story Puts Helsinki On The Upcycling Map

By Poola Kataryna

Berlin and London just got fierce competition in the running towards becoming best upcycling city – by Helsinki. During Helsinki Design Week, the sustainable alternative Waste Side Story (equivalent to London’s Estethica) presented with a big creative bang. The eco fashion show was organized by Pure … Read more

Piet Hein Eek and ByBorre Collaborates to Redesign Tie Garments

Quilts from Silk Tie by Piet Hein Eek, ByBorre

The project started when Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek found a large quantity of unused silk necktie fabrics in the former ties factory Spazio Rosanna Orlandi in Milan. As the famed designer is known for reworking bits of found wood … Read more

Re-Blown Glass Bottles In Supercyclers Superblown Collection

Superblown Vases from Glass Bottles by Supercyclers

For the third year, Supercyclers exhibited at 19 Greek Street for the London Design Festival. One designers collective and one venue that are doing a great job in transforming mainstream perceptions of sustainable design. The exhibited Superblown Collection by supercycler Liane Rossler … Read more

EMG Pushes Upcycling Fashion Forward With Salvaged T-Shirts

Salvaged T-shirts by EMG

Designer and visual artist Alex Noble takes on to pioneer inventive sustainability ‘in the higher end of the creative cultural market’ with his new venture EMG. The sustainable fashion industry and all of us rejoices for such a strong attraction … Read more

Lucio Castro Creates Fashion with European Nostalgia Beach Towels

Lucio Castro S:S15

Lucio Castro sent upcycled terry towels down the catwalk at New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015. But not any towels, nope, vintage from Croatia, Latvia and Belarus. And we love the one-of-a-kind Soviet vs. Beach inspired design. This is the … Read more

Upcycling Design for Kids from Nanowo

Upcycling Design for Kids by Nanowo

Nanowo’s multicolored poufs are made from recycled cardboard spools and meant to be played with! Colorful threads and a base covered with felt allows for children’s unlimited creativity. Nanowo is a designer trio that practice upcycling design. The designs by the … Read more

New York på Dalsländska: Furniture From Salvaged Wood

New York på Dalsländska - Upcycled Furniture Exhibition

Swedish designer John-Michael Ekeblad presents unique furniture inspired by New York at Dalslands Konstmuseum in Sweden. The exhibition is a result of a workshop held with local designers and students at design and craft school Steneby. Ekeblad have long been … Read more