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Upcyclist Reclaimed and Remade Furniture, Lighting and Interiors

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$ 45.00 | £ 29.99

Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-7913-4950-3

Date of publication:
US April 01, 2015
UK March 01, 2015
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Upcycling goes upscale in this beautiful, elegant, and global collection that showcases what today’s designers are creating out of yesterday’s materials.

Upcycling is the process of transforming seemingly low value items into something new. Today’s upcyclists are creating stunning furniture, lighting, and art objects that combine values of superb craftsmanship and design with ideas of how “waste” can be both inspiring and informing. While the environmental and financial benefits of upcycling are readily acknowledged in Upcyclist: Reclaimed and Remade Furniture, Lighting and Interiors, the designers and makers profiled show how the practice can result in pieces that are as aesthetically exciting as anything created using only raw materials. Based on the author’s popular website, this book features hundreds of creations from an international collection of today’s most exciting designers. It is organized by material, with chapters dedicated to wood, metal, glass and ceramics, textiles, plastic, paper, and mixed media. Reclaimed tree branches and barn doors are transformed into exquisite pieces of furniture; bicycle chains into chandeliers; t-shirts into rugs; saris into upholstery. Filled with an enormous range of materials and objects, this unique book will inspire any designer or design-conscious consumer to incorporate upcycling into their creative practice or interior design projects.

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"The Art of Upcycling" - countryandtownhouse.co.uk

Hardcover, 256 pages, 21,0 x 27,0 cm, 275 color illustrations

ISBN: 978-3-7913-4950-3

$ 45.00 | £ 29.99

Publishing House: Prestel

Date of publication:
US April 01, 2015
UK March 01, 2015

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Beautiful upcycling

Name: Suzy  aus Hampshire England Datum: 20.06.2016

What I liked is that it curates examples of ONLY very beautiful and premium upcycling. Amazing photos and covers a wide variety of design. I wish the fonts (letters) were bigger a bit too small for my eyesight!! but ok it is more about the photos than the text.

Name: Jeanette devereux  aus Liverpool Datum: 27.10.2015

Really like ideas such as yours.....real good work...green up our communities.
People are so wasteful.
Here in Liverpool 13, you wouldn't believe how much good stuff is chucked away.

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