Tagged: upcycled lighting

Firefly Pendant Light Kit

Our friends at Bottle Cutting Inc. are back with a new Kickstarter, the firefly pendant light kit.┬áDo you remember the Kinkajou? It’s a bottle cutter that allows you to cut and reuse your beer and wine bottles. With the firefly pendant light kit you can now turn your upcycled glassware into gorgeous pendant lighting.

firefly pendant light kit

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Chiquita Chandelier

The dramatic Chiquita chandelier by Dutch designer Anneke Jakobs is a brilliant upcycled piece. Made from 29 used Chiquita banana boxes and 300 paper fasteners, this upcycled chandelier is creative and fun. The best part? Anneke Jakobs has released open source plans so that you too can create your own Chiquita chandelier.

chiquita_chandelier

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Tin Can Lighting

We’ve long been of the opinion that the Heinz bean can label is an iconic design. You can imagine then how excited we were to learn that Dutch designer Willem Heeffer has been transforming Heinz been cans into tin can lighting!

tin can lighting

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REcreate

Opposite the Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock, Cape Town is Katie Thompson’s delightful store Recreate. Recreate is an upcycler’s dream. It’s filled with gorgeous repurposed suitcase chairs, milk bottle lamps, clocks, bucket stools and ottoman tubs.

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Plastic Bottle Flowers

Some see discarded plastic bottles, others see plastic bottle flowers that can be used to create dramatically beautiful curtains, light fixtures and room dividers.

plastic bottle flowers

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