The brainchild of Dutch-born, Helsinki-based product designer Willem Heeffer, each light is comprised of a washing machine drum, painstakingly extracted from old machines at local recycling centers. In addition to the salvaged drums, the washing machines’ drive wheels have also been given new life, residing inside each pendant as housing for the light bulbs.
via Beating the Drum for Upcycling | 2Modern Blog.
“My name is Tó Martins, I’m a Portuguese designer and it’s with great passion for my work that I’m letting you know the REWASHLAMP project. The project uncovers a new lighting concept, which advocates the reuse of materials coupled with small scale production, 100% manual, allowing myself to run all processes, from creation to — Continue reading…
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