Artfully Repurposed Woods

Wilsonart - Artfully Repurposed Woods | KitchAnn Style

Laminate might not make you think of wood, but it should: Wilsonart's New Artfully Repurposed Woods Collection introductions 23 new finishes with the appeal of rich-grained and reclaimed wood.

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 …

Artisan Upcycled Cardboard Lighting

Upcycled Lighting | KitchAnn Style

Raouf Sarwari of Artisan Design Source creates laser-cut pendants and lamps using acrylic plastic and upcycled cardboard. While these lights are technically upcycled and not recycled, I like the craftsmanship and quality of light to add Sarwari to my Green Lighting Spotlight. Artisan Design Source's lights come in a variety of fascinating shapes and colored …

Recycled Lighting Designer Spotlight: Laurence van Seventer

Laurence van Seventer, a Dutch designer and founder of Lolo Palazzo is a creative frontrunner in industrial design who is  innovative in welding metal with recycled bicycles, car parts and other discarded metal. From her Hague Studio, Laurence  van Seventer creates chandeliers that remind me a bit of the Atlantis chandelier from Barlas Baylar Lighting. Her larger chandeliers can incorporate …