Ptolemy Elrington knows exactly what to do with all of those wheel hubcaps you see littering the side of the highway. He's spent the last 12 years recycling them into beautiful and elegant animal sculptures!
I'm Jarryn Dower, a 22 year old artist from Ocean Grove, Australia, who turns old surfboards that would previously be destined for the rubbish tip into works of art suitable for wall mounts or display. I purchased my first boards earlier...
I’d love to share the pictures of how I made this robot from plaster. It was commissioned by a small café in Altai Republic, Russia. I love upcycling for it is the art of making something old into something new. I...
Using straight white acrylic, I dab the paint onto the records by hand with a very smashed brush. I can't get it off once it's on, so I have to take care not to put on too much. The black vinyl...
Rowdy, my rescue dog, found his second life when saved from a kill shelter by Cape Fear Rescue. He and three other puppies had been left in a box outside at a shelter that was closed for the holiday weekend. His...
Talented Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo (aka Bordalo II) has done it again, creating a beautiful and colorful owl sculpture on a wall in the city of Covilhã in Portugal out of recycled junk and trash. The sculpture, called “Owl Eyes,”...
Furniture designer Bernardo Urbina from Costa Rica turns wood scraps to one-of-a-kind pieces of furniture. He has created a new furniture line and started a project Tacloban Prevails.
I'm Pedro Guglielmi, a Brazilian designer. I opened up a store called Drops Móveis (Drops Furniture) that aims to give our sports objects innovative functions.
I buy old and kitschy porcelain figurines from flee markets and turn them into zombies. I love the clash between the cute (and boring) and the gruesome!
I am Anna Zaboeva, an artist who's created footwear series that deals with fashion recycling. The shoes feature funky patterns and give afterlife to a cool retro fabrics.