Artisan Upcycled Cardboard Lighting

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 … Continue reading Artisan Upcycled Cardboard Lighting

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 … Continue reading Recycled Lighting Designer Spotlight: Laurence van Seventer

Caesarstone ‘Islands’

Following a preview at the Interior Design Show in Toronto, Caesarstone will present a further exploration of ‘Islands’ at Fuori Salone 2014, Milan with an interactive installation focusing on food and dining within the domestic environment. For this latest collaborative endeavour, the brand has teamed up with London-based design studio Raw-Edges – founded by Yael Mer and Shay … Continue reading Caesarstone ‘Islands’

Wine Barrel Vanity

Premier Copper Products has introduced a new line of vanities made from recycled solid oak wine barrels and featuring recycled copper sinks. The new vanities are repurposed from Napa Valley barrels and air-dried in the Arizona climate for two and a half years before being dismantled and rebuilt into furniture by Arizona designer and craftsman … Continue reading Wine Barrel Vanity