Used Tires Assume the Shape of Kids’ Playground

September 29, 2011 / No Comments

Anne Marie van Splunter, the grand artist-designer, has deflated the common misconception that used tires are useless. Her fertile imagination, wedded to the requisite know-how, has given birth to a wonderful project for refugee kids in Thailand - a playground. Her amazing `Rubber Tree’ design concept has resulted in a fun project for kids. Statistics say that consumers in the United ...

Jewelry from Recycled Cycle Tubes; It’s Chic

September 5, 2011 / No Comments

Making jewelry out of recycled bicycle tire tubes needs a wonderfully ornate imagination. This may kick off a new fashion among fashionable girls all over the world. Urban Lace's filigreed cuffs, necklaces, earrings, and masks are cut from a material we don't usually associate with finery: bicycle tires. These jewels are handcrafted from defunct inner tubes and, each piece beautifully fuses ...