Nowadays ‘reusing’ things has become a hot topic. So isn’t it good to nurture the different ideas brought forward by designers as an effort to reduce waste however small it might be?
Building blocks are a doorway to creativity and imagination. Playing with blocks not only keeps the little ones happy and engaged but helps to nurture their cognitive skills as well. What you see above is one such building block phenomenon called Tegu which unlike plastic is made of wood and magnets. Yes, you could build whatever you want with these amazing pieces just like the shown examples!
Surprised? Who could have thought about a pair of glasses using renewable resource like human hair? Swine Studio brings us this brilliant sustainable idea in the form of frames constructed from human hair and bioresin.The frames are said to be 100% biodegradable, the production process of which has also been considered safe.
It’s not a lost comb but a fascinating wood sculpture which can be spotted in the city of Roanoke, VA. Sculpted by artists Joshua Howell and Kagan Taylor of Popup Design in their very own Knowhow Shop in Los Angeles, this unique bike rack is one of the many which was installed to celebrate the titling of Roanoke as the Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists in 2010.
Lucy Norman from Lula Dot has this interesting solution of transforming books, that cannot be recycled, into marvelous chandeliers. “There is currently no infrastructure set up to recycle the paper from books because the paper is low grade and the glue on the spine must be removed.” So she upcycles the books into patterns and shapes which are hung around a ceiling light to create a chandelier called Light Reading. Each is priced at £440.00.