More Upcycled Lighting

Moerkey Upcycled Lighting | KitchAnn Style

If you follow my social media feeds you may recall I found a collection of old keys not too long ago. I didn't want to throw them away because I know my grandfather collected most of them. This week I'm so happy to be able to say I found some inspiration. Australian artist Michael Moerkey (or …

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LEED Lighting from Recycled Coke Bottles

Recycled Chandelier| KitchAnn Style

Here's a new artist spotlight for my recycled lighting collection of posts. Atlanta artist Kathleen Plate creates custom, handcrafted chandeliers from post-consumer upcycled bottles. Plate’s company, Smart Glass is known for creating unique and elegant glass collections, jewelry and chandeliers using a technique she has patented. Last fall Plate was commissioned by Chick-fil-A to create custom …

More Recycled Chandeliers

Ballroom Luminoso embodies a spirit of rejuvenation and reinvention, but also explores many dichotomies. The piece is a series of chandeliers, but they are made from metal parts picked from junk bins. They create delicate, ethereal projections.

ALUSID Sustainable Materials

Alusid - 100% Design - KitchAnn Style

ALUSID LTD is a new UK based company, manufacturing an exciting range of unique, highly sustainable interior and exterior architectural surface materials. ALUSID is a spin-off company from the Silicate Research Unit of University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). AluSiD was the name given to launch prototype examples of the ‘Eco-material’ David and Dr Alasdair Bremner had been …