They might not look like it now, but all of these lamp shades began their existence as plastic drinking bottles. Eco-designer Sarah Turner is the talent behind them. Thirty 500 ml are used to make Cola 30, pictured above. The Lily lamps are constructed of 2-liter drink bottles. (Sprite, to be specific.)
And this is the rather retro Daisy Lamp, again made of 2-liter drinking bottles. (For some reason, I had to keep reminding myself that as I perused Sarah’s portfolio. Continue Reading
Artist Michelle Brand turns the bottoms of plastic bottles into curtains and chandeliers. The nature of the bottoms make them look like blossoms. Ironic, considering the environmental impact of the things. It looks like they’re strung like beads. Clever…and pretty! Via Cosa Verde.