From Street Soccer Balls to Seating: Fábrica Preview From Wanted Design

April 29, 2014


What is this impossibly interesting object? It is the Street Football Seat Ball designed by Guatemala’s FÁBRICA, made from repurposed soccer balls. Of course it looks extremely cool– but I promise you, the aesthetics are only the beginning of … Read More...

Found it! Bright Ideas for DIY Lighting Using Repurposed Household Objects

September 3, 2013

Tomato Cage Chandelier

We were intrigued with the fun and unique lighting ideas out there all made from upcycled household objects. For the crafty out there, here are some creative DIY instructions as well as ready-to-go designs you can purchase.

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Garden Voyeur in the Big Easy

August 19, 2010

sign says laissez les bon temps rouler
Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton

I’ve not been taking it easy in the Big Easy the past few days helping my daughter move into her apartment and trying to furnish it on a dime (a challenge but doable.) In between, I’ve … Read More...

Upcycled Tea Time for the Birds

July 26, 2010

On my the hunt for objects repurposed into cool things for two garden rooms and a garden we are doing for the September Stamford, CT Designer Show House,  I came across these teacups and creamers upcycled into bird feeders.Read More...

Flip-Flop Yourself Down in the Garden

April 26, 2010

From the land of string bikinis and the Samba, comes the Miss Rio Ottoman, an eco-friendly design crafted out of soft rubber from recycled flip-flops. And this material is as raw as raw gets: in addition to keeping these industrial … Read More...

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