Tag: reuse

Jun 22, 2015

James Doran-Webb Makes Incredible Creatures Out of Driftwood

James Doran-Webb Makes Incredible Creatures Out of Driftwood

Artist James Doran-Webb collects driftwood and turns it into amazing works of art.

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Jun 4, 2015

Artist Turns Discarded Electronics Into Amazing Winged Insects

Artist Turns Discarded Electronics Into Amazing Winged Insects

To highlight the issue of e-waste, artist Julie Alice Chappell upcycles found and discarded electronics, turning them into organic forms like insects.

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May 7, 2015

Artist Finds Beautiful Beach Stones and Covers Them in Tiny Dots of Paint

Artist Finds Beautiful Beach Stones and Covers Them in Tiny Dots of Paint

Elspeth McLean is an Australian award-winning artist whose passion for colour and detail has evolved into a unique style of painting she describes as “Dotillism”. In what she calls Mandala Stones, McLean collects beautiful beach stones and uses them as her canvas to create intensely colourful and intricate artworks entirely out of dots. Elspeth…

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May 6, 2015

Artist Turns Discarded Keys and Coins Into Works of Art

Artist Turns Discarded Keys and Coins Into Works of Art

Michael, aka Moerkey, is an artist from Horsham, Victoria, Australia. The talented craftsman creates unique handmade balls, bowls and sculptures from discarded keys and coins; as well as reclaimed copper pipe and wire. In the series below, Michael bends and solders individual keys and coins into beautiful objects. Each item is made to order…

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Apr 13, 2015

A Steampunk Pegasus Made from Scrap Metal

A Steampunk Pegasus Made from Scrap Metal

Artist Hasan Novrozi welded this incredible pegasus sculpture from various pieces of scrap metal. The pegasus is a creature from Greek mythology, a winged stallion sired by Poseidon in his role horse-god and foaled by the Gorgon Medusa. Novrozi’s amazing sculpture reminds us of other sculptors who reuse discarded metal in creative ways such…

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Jan 15, 2015

Artist Hacks Power Glove Into Coolest Stop Motion Animation Tool Ever

Artist Hacks Power Glove Into Coolest Stop Motion Animation Tool Ever

Dillon Markey, an animator for Robot Chicken and PES, modified a Nintendo Power Glove into the most awesome animation tool ever. Markey also reminisces about the first time he ever saw the Power Glove as a child and the impact it had on him. See below for the classic scene from The Wizard. …

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Jan 7, 2015

This Glass of Water Came from Human Waste

This Glass of Water Came from Human Waste

Bill Gates recently got to check out the Omniprocessor, an ingenious machine designed and built by Janicki Bioenergy, which turns human waste into water and electricity. In places without good waste treatment plants, it could be a real game-changer.

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Dec 29, 2014

Engineers Retrofit a Tank with Jet Engines to Fight Oil Fires

Engineers Retrofit a Tank with Jet Engines to Fight Oil Fires

Hungarian engineers have created the ultimate fire extinguisher from a decommissioned Russian tank combined with the jets from a MiG-21 fighter jet. Known as the Big Wind, it’s capable of blowing powerful shots of water to stop oil fires in an instant.

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Dec 18, 2014

Artist Turns Old Hubcaps Into Awesome Animal Sculptures

Artist Turns Old Hubcaps Into Awesome Animal Sculptures

Ptolemy Elrington recycles old hubcaps, transforming them into incredible works of art. Currently based in Brighton, England, the artist has worked a variety of creative jobs including theatre and stage set design. Elrington concentrates on creating sculpture of natural forms from found and recycled materials. At the moment he is working with a variety…

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Nov 6, 2014

Unique Flooring Made from Old Leather Belts

Unique Flooring Made from Old Leather Belts

Inghua Ting found a creative way to reuse old leather belts, turning them into bespoke flooring, rugs and interior accents including walls, stairs and doors. The vintage and reclaimed belts used for each creation ensure that no two pieces are ever the same. Available by the square foot, the belts are stripped of their…

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