Recycled and Improvised Materials at Design Indaba

Perhaps the biggest theme at this year’s Design Indaba in Cape Town was the use of improvised and recycled materials. Driftwood, plastic bottles, discarded packaging and elements of secondhand objects (amongst other items) found their way into the South African exhibition. It was also a global theme with several international speakers at the conference touching […]

Check our a few more examples of the recycled materials trend:

This table was made out of discarded pieces of wood by Gordon Rattey:

Light made from clothes pegs:

Bag made from recycled shipping packaging by Give-It-Bag: