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The images are of large scale sculptures made with fluted cardboard. Recycled cardboard. Waste. Tracy Luff manages to take this humble material and create forms that are at once other-worldly, organic and sensual. Luff uses the cut edges of the cardboard to create the texture and form that bring these sculptures to life.
As a glass artist, I have a lot of glass pieces from my windows designs. I just had the opportunity to start working with children and parents as part of a workshop at my studio. I had the idea of working with CD and recycling them as sun catcher and mobiles. They could be a great idea for the Christmas Tree!!
Recycling plastic bottle caps and lids can be tricky; because plastic bottles and containers are made from a different type of plastic than the kind used to make their caps and lids, some cities cannot accept them in their curbside recycling programs. But over in Portugal, two young architects, Sandra Paulo and Bruno Barbosa, found a way to give these tiny pieces of plastic a second life as a stylish collection of handmade purses and bags.