Hang Design created an upcycle design chair called Achille made of worn out denim and old pallets. - upcycleDZINE

ACHILLE: modular denim chair by Hang Design

Amsterdam is the leading jeans capitol of the world. Yes, since the relocation of Tommy Hilfiger’s head office from New York to Amsterdam a few years ago, lots of fashion casual wear enterprises and designers moved to Amsterdam. The G-Star denim label began its worldwide advance here, as did Gsus and G+N. Kuyichi, the first-ever […]

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ReBike: bicycle frame lamps by Tal Mor & Tom Bendkovski

For those who are regular visitors here on upcycleDZINE it comes as no surprise that bicycle parts are very popular for creating upcycle design. From inner tubes to chains, saddles, rims, headlights and handle bars. I even made a post collecting different designs that where featured on upcycleDZINE regarding bicycle parts: ‘11 upcycle design ideas […]

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Rotterdam + IFFR = citizenM

What, no upcycle design? Yes and no. This post is about a trip I made last week to Rotterdam on a cold wednesday. Why? Well I was invited to stay at the citizenM hotel and visit the IFFR [International Film Festival Rotterdam] that they sponsor. When I first got the invitation I didn’t believe it and replied […]

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Wood Beam Light Fixture by Rte. 5 Reclamation

On this Monday it’s back to basics. It’s all about pure and simple. After Fridays refined upcycle design Spoon Lamp it’s time for a honest and robust piece of design. The main object here is a wood beam like in the Salami Chair by Luca Bornoffi
. Honest design made out of a wood beam The […]

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Designer Clive Roddy created the SPOON LAMP that is composed of 115 stainless steel dessert spoons.

SPOON LAMP by Clive Roddy

There’s an object that has been featured in three lighting designs here on upcycleDZINE. And every design uses a different version of this object. I’m talking about lamps made out of spoons/sticks. Spoons Circling uses metal spoons, Spoon Lamp [1] uses red plastic sticks/spoons and Spoon Lamp [2] uses white plastic spoons. And they’re all […]

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Etienne Reijnders designed a collection by upcycling a shopping carts into original furniture.

Shopping carts turned into furniture by Etienne Reijnders

An object that is quit familiar is a shopping cart. An object that was invented 1937 by a resident of Oklahoma City | USA, named Sylvan N. Goldman. Maybe in the future we don’t use them any more because of home delivery and places where you can pick up your online grocery list. But until then […]

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Fashion made of leather car upholstery by Platinum Dirt

On this misty Monday I’m so glad to show you very stylish upcycle design made out of leather. Not new leather, otherwise it wouldn’t be about upcycling. No, I’m talking about old, discarded leather from car seats. Here on upcycleDZINE I’ve shown the beauty of old leather car seats and upholstery before. Just have a look […]

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