LIGHTINGCarolina Fontoura Alzaga are stunning. Not only has she given these much sworn at items a new lease of life but she has created a traditional look by creating sculptural talking pieces. They maybe too heavy for delicate interiors but I think they have a place in many modern homes, even warehouses of today.
Who would have thought bike rims and bike tubes could look so comfortable! I think I'd like that chair to sit on the side of road races so when some-one breaks down I can ask them to 'throw a rim my way'. On second thoughts, I could end up wearing it after that remark. Bike Furniture founder Andy Gregg has spent many years on the bike and in bike shops so it looks like he worked out where to unleash his frustration to make beautiful furniture that otherwise would have ended up on the scrap heap.
On a trip to Bright we came along this fence made from recycled parts. There is a great bike track that cover Wangarratta, Beechworth and Bright so all I can imagine is there were a few of those who abandoned the trip and decided the wineries or bakeries were a better option.
I have seen some very ordinary necklaces
made from a solid bike chain but these pieces
actually have some style and class to them.
Re-cycled Accessories are having a special at
this moment and donating $6 to the Japan relief for
every pair of earrings sold.