Color me katie

Color me katie

I never stop being amazed by the creativity of one of my favourite bloggers: Color Me Katie. In…

I never stop being amazed by the creativity of one of my favourite bloggers: Color Me Katie. In this series, Katie decided to create something new from fallen leaves... Amazing what you can do with a heart shaped…

The art of recycling

The art of recycling

I love the ideas that are shared on Recyclart: from telephone clocks to dice sculptures, you can…

I love the ideas that are shared on Recyclart: from telephone clocks to dice sculptures, you can find pretty much anything that is either recycled, re-used or upcycled, all for artistic purposes. It really inspires you…

Beautiful blue

Beautiful blue

A while ago I met a very impressive artist from Mali: Aboubakar Fofana. Using organic fibers…

A while ago I met a very impressive artist from Mali: Aboubakar Fofana. Using organic fibers and natural dyes, he is committed to preserving and revitalizing Mali's nearly lost tradition of natural indigo and…

Box chair

Box chair

Among the graduates from the art academy "Gerrit Rietveld Academie" in Amsterdam…

Among the graduates from the art academy "Gerrit Rietveld Academie" in Amsterdam this year, there are some guys and girls with impressive sustainable design ideas. Like this very simple and beautiful chair…

Artfully trashy

Artfully trashy

Leonarda da Vinci once said that art is 'never finished, only abandoned.' Well, that is certainly…

Leonarda da Vinci once said that art is 'never finished, only abandoned.' Well, that is certainly true for the works of New Zealand designer Edi Go. He makes interesting abstract photography of mundane objects, like…

Obsessive consumption

Obsessive consumption

A confrontational (but artistic) way to keep track of how much you consume... Kate Bingaman has…

A confrontational (but artistic) way to keep track of how much you consume... Kate Bingaman has been drawing things she purchases every day since 5 February 2006! The result is this super successful blog-turned-book:…

Magic from a cup

Magic from a cup

After using a Nespresso coffee cup, most people wouldn't think twice just to toss it in the trash.…

After using a Nespresso coffee cup, most people wouldn't think twice just to toss it in the trash. But not Alex Aebi. He uses these shiny tiny cups to create magical little insects and frames them. But he also makes…

Conscious collage

Conscious collage

I didn't know it was possible to create something so stunning out of simple plastic grocery bags.…

I didn't know it was possible to create something so stunning out of simple plastic grocery bags. Virginia Fleck makes mindblowing mandala's by cutting up strips from thousands of plastic bags and arranging them into a…

Planking by diederick

Planking by diederick

Diederick Kraaijeveld does something magical with old wood: He salvages planks that have served…

Diederick Kraaijeveld does something magical with old wood: He salvages planks that have served their purpose and paints photo-realistic images on them. On his website he mentions he finds his wooden canvasses…

Aluminum art

Aluminum art

Israeli designer Idan Friedman embosses portraits on one of my least favourite things in the world…

Israeli designer Idan Friedman embosses portraits on one of my least favourite things in the world ;-) discarded aluminium trays. #caughtmyeye :-)

Floppy disk art

Floppy disk art

Forget canvas, British graduate of Central St. Martins, Nick Gentry paints on old floppy…

Forget canvas, British graduate of Central St. Martins, Nick Gentry paints on old floppy disks and he is a prolific artist. Here's a video of his entire work and there's plenty more on his website…

Grounded

Grounded

These beautiful photographs of local, organic and in season produce are part of a series called…

These beautiful photographs of local, organic and in season produce are part of a series called "Grounded" by Will Lew, a man with a lot of talent judging by his portfolio of work. These veggies remind me of creatures…

Give Time not money

Give Time not money

Fancy joining a bank which won't cost you a euro, dollar or penny and allows you to save money at…

Fancy joining a bank which won't cost you a euro, dollar or penny and allows you to save money at the same time? Then check out the time/bank project by e-flux. Founders Julieta Aranda and Anton Vidokle based their idea…

Sneakers 2.0

Sneakers 2.0

Get your sneakers on and quickly run to the ALIVESHOES pop-up store on Heiligeweg in…

Get your sneakers on and quickly run to the ALIVESHOES pop-up store on Heiligeweg in Amsterdam. ALIVESHOES are sneakers available in the colors below and made 100 % eco friendly!  But there's much more behind…

A graphic revolution

A graphic revolution

I just came across this striking poster campaign inspired by the US World War II call to action 'We…

I just came across this striking poster campaign inspired by the US World War II call to action 'We Can Do it'.The posters are part of the new book: 'Green Patriot Posters: Graphics for a Sustainable Community' devised…

Theatre goes green

Theatre goes green

The world premiere of 'Greenland' - an exciting new play about climate change kicks off tonight at…

The world premiere of 'Greenland' - an exciting new play about climate change kicks off tonight at the Lyttelton theatre in London.In the lead up to the production, talented writers Moira Buffini, Matt Charman, Penelope…

Recycling for art

Recycling for art

Beautiful collages made by Matt Cusink by recycling parts of old maps. Combining Matt's artistic…

Beautiful collages made by Matt Cusink by recycling parts of old maps. Combining Matt's artistic skills with these cartography ideas could lead to something rather special... (Thanks to Maxim Hartman and…