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Tag: Recycled


Italian artist creates ‘Sculpaintings’ using bones and recycled objects Art / Design / Offbeat

Bones are usually associated with death and the macabre. Maybe that’s why some people don’t prefer dead remains of a body near their houses, forget bringing them inside. But Pierpaolo Catini, an Italian artist based in New York City, sees bones as art objects to create unique Sculpaintings, which will make you forget about its connection with lifelessness and decay.


Metal Art: This lady turns old snow shovels into beautiful winter scenes Art / Offbeat

You may have seen many beautiful winter landscapes pictures, but have you ever seen a piece of metal turned into an elegant scenery? Nebraska-based fine artist Cindy Chinn gives a wonderful makeover to scrap metal. She turns old snow shovels into stunning winter scenes. You’ll be amazed to see how a tool that’s used to clear up snow can be transformed into such incredible metal...

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Indian artist creates Ganesha sculpture from 500 kg recycled car parts Art / Design / DIY

Ganesh Chaturthi, the Hindu festival that reveres Lord Ganesha, is celebrated every year enthusiastically in various parts of India, especially in Maharashtra. This year, American multinational automaker Ford teamed with Madhvi Khaitan Pittie, who set up WorkshopQ that’s an innovative eco-product manufacturing company, to create a six-feet tall Ganesha sculpture made from over 500 kg recycled car parts – including clutch plates, disk brakes, fenders,...

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Bob Marley Art / DIY

Vinyl records were mainly used for listening music long before the digital era of Mp3 players, iPods and downloaded music. Even today these vinyl discs exist but in form of artworks. Recently, we came across the brilliant work of artist Tereza Olivia, who turns old vinyl records into intricate art pieces.


Self-taught artist turns scrap metal into blooming plant sculptures Art / Design / Offbeat

Gloucestershire-based self-taught artist Dan Rawlings gives a second life to rusty scrap metal by turning it into delicate plant and tree sculptures. Using a medium that contrasts to the natural environment, he creates delicate yet strong sculptures that whimsically merges with nature. These captivating artworks force passersby to stop and look at the twisting and curling tree branches or plant leaves, which people often neglect...

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You won’t believe these sprawling mountains are made from old books Art / Artists

With increasing number of e-book readers, the hard-bound books have become a little antiquated in the digital era. But artists have found a brilliant way to transform old books into incredible works of art. French Canadian artist Guy Laramée is one brilliant sculptor who carves sprawling mountains, beautiful landscapes, and other intricate 3D sculptures out of vintage books.


Japanese artist recycles old Amazon boxes into detailed 3D sculptures Art / Design / Offbeat

While most people throw away cardboard packaging boxes after receiving their products, Japanese artist Monomi Ohno recycles old Amazon boxes into incredibly detailed 3D sculptures. Instead of conventional materials like clay, wood, etc., she uses unusual medium – cardboard to create jaw-dropping figures including footwear, spaceships, vehicles, monsters, musical instruments, animal figures and more.


Incredible steampunk sculptures made from antiques and scrap metal Art / Handicraft

Utilizing unused materials is not just a way to reduce waste, but also a clever method to create something aesthetic and functional for daily use. Recently, we came across incredibly detailed steampunk sculptures by Lithuania-based artist Artūras Tamašauskas. The talented artist uses antique stuff and other recycled metal pieces (that otherwise regarded as trash) to create these art pieces with painstaking detail.



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