ReTyre: waste tyre turned into seating by CMID

A product that’s discarded in huge amounts is a tyre. There’re mountains of old tyres laying around. And here at upcycleDZINE you’ve seen some great upcycle design that uses these discarded rubber objects. Just look at the Tyre Ottoman and Colorful tyre furniture. And now I came across this invention for turning an discarded tyre […]

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STALLO: upcycled glass bottles turned into cups

Last post was about carrying a wine bottle. This one is about how to upcycle wine bottles into an elegant series of glasses/cups. Three Italian product design students from Portugal’s ESAD College of Art and Design Matosihos wanted to create a design showing what can be done using discarded everyday objects in our throwaway economy. Bottles […]

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DIY: book iPhone dock by Allison

If you’re looking for something completely different, than this is maybe your thing. A standard phone dock is very dull and a book, as said before, is interesting and has a certain charm. So what if you could combine those two into a great and simple upcycle design? Make your own book iPhone dock Well […]

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StudioLamp: Vinyl Record lamp by Sandman

It’s music time again. Time to put vinyl records in the spotlight. These records are in a way the same as books. Due to the digital age vinyl gets hardly used, just like more and more people start to read ebooks instead of good old paper ones. Since a few years there’s a small increase […]

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Menorah: old candlesticks united by Reddish

Upcycle design is about giving a discarded or old object or material a second life, a new function. And at upcycleDZINE I’m trying to show you what upcycle design is all about. Todays featured design is more about giving an old object the same function, but in a different setting. So is this upcycling? That’s […]

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