Category Archive: recycling

an object of desire

an ottoman by christopher kurtz, made of reclaimed first-growth redwood. i love the mass. the weight and bulk made elegant by the hover off the ground. the historical reference to tufted upholstry. the… Continue reading

surprising and delightful

sculptures in susanne schmidt’s studio – are not, in fact, blown glass, but recycled plastic…

our aluminum tree

is vintage 1967.     the ornaments are flea market finds.   vintage = recycling.   no fresh pine smell, but no fuel used in trucking it.    and no landfill filled.    happy holidays!

a chandelier you’ll love

everyone flips over the chandelier in my new york apartment…    the structure was designed by two swedish architects – Gunnar Cedervall and Björn Stillefors – and is marketed by a design company in… Continue reading