Glunz Transforms Pallet Into Garden Chair

Glunz describes the Garden Chair Project as ‘A simple outdoor chair with a flexible backlean’. Well that ‘simple’ pallet chair is welcome to sit in my garden. ++ Garden Chair   … Read more

‘More Than This’ Chairs from Materials Often Found on the Streets

Spanish designer Curro Claret curated the More Than This exhibition at the Vincon gallery in Barcelona to showcase a collection of chairs made from materials often found on the street. The chairs are made by people from very different backgrounds including members of the … Read more

The Salami Chair – A Cool Piece Of Upcycled Furniture

Salami Chair by Luca Bornoffi, is a very special project where art, design and upcycling blend together to create an object of “Eco Design”. It is based on the recovery of an old wooden plank, on which you can mount 1 … Read more

Ry Rocklen make furnitures with abandoned trophies

American artist Ry Rocklen’s soft spot for trophies began in 2011, when for just a few dollars he bought 150 of them from a scrap merchant. An orgy of abandoned objects that eventually gave way to furniture series ‘Trophy Modern‘ in 2013.  ++ … Read more

Yinka Ilori show new Upcycled Chairs in Stockholm

I met with London based Upcycler Yinka Ilori in Stockholm just days before the opening of his Solo Exhibition at Gallery Just Africa. We met at a café on the trendy streets of the town, Yinka first just wanted hot … Read more

Ryo Chohashi include second-hand in his furniture work

Ryo Chohashi is a Japan born furniture maker. In his hands, old and blemished chair and table legs are aroused when combined in intriguing ways that make a stool or a table sparkle.   Photo by Kenta Hasegawa ++ Ryo Chohashi … Read more

Rockers from recycled cardboard pulp by Michael Neville

Detroit-based designer Michael Neville has created the ‘colonial turd’ rocker series as a material exploration of post-consumer cardboard pulp and natural dyes. The pieces are designed as functional play furniture for young children that are bight and colorful. The friendly-looking … Read more

Willem Heeffer Upcycling Design Interior for Mandala Travel in Helsinki

Willem Heeffer, the Dutch designer based in Finland told us during a recent Upcyclista interview that he was involved in the making of a new interior design. We made him promise to tell us more once completed. And now, here … Read more

Upcyclista Celebrates: Little Rocks Design

Little Rocks is a small creative team with our studio based in Athens Greece. Headed up by visual artist Petroula Krigkou, the upcycling company little rocks sprung into being out of her desire to create something new and unusual, while … Read more

Reanim is medicine for rejected pieces of furnitures

I came across this old (2003!) project ‘Reanim‘ that is beautiful imaginative and clever crafted upcycled furniture pieces by French 5.5 Design Studio. What a jackpot discovery! The design studio presents ideas that are new to me, like the 1/4 … Read more

Nucleo Petroglyph furniture from reclaimed wood

Nucleo Petroglyph chairs and table are made from reclaimed wood. The studio, that is made up of four members and based in Torino Italy contemplates the Petroglyph collection, re-use and beauty: After being assembled, the piece will carry an invisible … Read more

Recycled silk furnitures bring cheerful atmosphere to spaces

A stunning example of Upcycled Wasted Textile is Istanbul-based Meb Rure’s Recycled Silk Chair, Ottoman and Stool. I find the series extraordinary attractive in it’s colorfulness, and I surely do not mind them balls neither! Cheerful is the word here … Read more