LIGHT READING: upcycled books by Lula Dot

LIGHT READING: upcycled books by Lula Dot
Most of the people I know think that almost every sheet of paper is recycled. But in reality more and more books aren’t being sold and end up on a landfill. For example 10,000 books a week from one charity will go to waste.

LIGHT READING: upcycled books by Lula Dot
Photos © Lula Dot

There is currently no infrastructure set up to recycle the paper from books because the paper is low grade and the glue on the spine has to be removed. So Lula Dot took these wasted books and used them to create an attractive chandelier, ‘Light Reading’. Every page is folded in half, producing a circular arrangement which hangs around a ceiling light.

Design by Lula Dot



  1. […] Of course I like the upcycle choice much better. Look for instance at the beautiful lamp ‘Light Reading‘ by Lula Dot. And this time there’s this very simple, but oh so beautiful looking […]


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