Upcycle: 24 Sustainable DIY Projects

By Rebecca Proctor

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  • Hardback
  • 230 illustrations
  • 144 pages
  • 9¾ x 8⅜ ins
  • ISBN 9781780676005
  • Published August 2015

In this inspirational and practical book, 24 international product designers show you how to recreate their upcycled designs. Inspired by the trend for recycling and craft, readers can follow the designers’ step-by-step instructions and create their very own piece of high-end upcycled design for the home.

Projects include a clever waterproof mat woven from marine rope, a geometric lampshade made of strips of Tetrapak carton, a hanging rail using leftover copper plumbing pipe, decorative floral arrangements made from old plastic bottles, a cane chair upcycled as a cross-stitch canvas and many more.

About the Author

Rebecca Proctor is an expert on sustainable design. She is the author of 1000 New Eco Designs and Where to Find Them, The Sustainable Design Book and Recycled Home, all published by Laurence King Publishing. Rebecca is the founder of moderncraftworkshop.com, a website dedicated to skilled craftsmanship and good design.

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