Bicycle parts desk lamp by Bespoke Spokes – upcycleDZINE

Bicycle parts desk lamp by Bespoke Spokes

Okay, most of the upcycle items that I post on my blog are about lighting. I’ve always loved light, reflection and the design of a lamp. It’s one of my ‘weaknesses’. On my latest quest for upclycle design I came across another amazing piece of lighting made out of bicycle parts. A bicycle is quite popular in […]

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Loft&Light 57: upcycled golf clubs lamp by Gilbert de Rooij – upcycleDZINE

Loft&Light 57: upcycled golf clubs lamp by Gilbert de Rooij

For me today is a very special day. I’m so excited to finally ad a new upcycle design lamp to my lighting collection. And not just a new design, no, a design that has been in progress for quite some time. Since I started this upcycle design adventure I started looking at old or discarded objects in a […]

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Magnus Mewes designes upcycle design furniture made out of an old wine and whiskey barrique.

Barrique furniture collection by Magnus Mewes

Wood is such a friendly and beautiful material. And if a piece of wood shows scratches, dents and other marks, it’s even better. One of the things I like is when there are old colorful paint layers that are still partly visible. It gives so much character. Like for instance scrap wood that is used […]

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Coupling Wall Hanging: upcycled fire hose by Oxgut – upcycleDZINE

Coupling Wall Hanging: upcycled fire hose by Oxgut Hose Co.

An object that hasn’t been featured much here on upcycleDZINE is an accessory. Two examples of upcycle design accessories are one by oooms for the Ffrash project and a second one is the Matka vase by Pepe Heykoop in collaboration with Tiny Miracles foundation. Problem with making a vase-like accessory out of a discarded object is that it […]

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Vintage Roller Derby skateboard lamp by Studio ORYX – upcycleDZINE

Vintage Roller Derby skateboard lamp by Studio ORYX

On upcycleDZINE you’ve seen upcycle design made out of discarded and old skateboards. But I don’t think I’ve featured a vintage skateboard yet. Well that’s about to change, because I bumped into a design that uses one of the oldest skateboard brands. It’s a board by the Roller Derby Skate Company, they produced, according to WikipediA, “the first […]

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PHILIP: Wine bottle lamp by Max McMurdo – upcycleDZINE

PHILIP: Wine bottle desk lamp by Max McMurdo

At my first post of these week I’m showing you an upcycle design lamp that uses old wine bottles. There are some amazing designs on upcycleDZINE that use wine bottles. Here are a few examples: LaFlor by Nutcreatives, Wine Bottle Lamp by John Liang and Stallo by Os Italianos. And I’m very happy to show you […]

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CLOUD CEILING by Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett – upcycleDZINE

CLOUD CEILING by Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett

There’s a big change in lighting going on around the world. The thing is incandescent light bulbs being phased out in more and more countries and in exchange for LED and other energy efficient light bulbs. Since September 1, 2012, trade in light bulbs in the European Union is prohibited. The phase out on incandescent […]

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