TAG: Recycled designs

Upcycled Maritime Projects

Upcycled Maritime Projects

Whether you live by the ocean or just want to bring the world of water indoors, a piece of nautical inspired d├ęcor will liven up a land based space. SerpentSea features recycled designs from Sophie Aschauer. Inspired after a sailing trip, her heavy duty, colorful mats are made from recovered marine ropes. Hand woven from the sturdy sailing rope, 4 different knot types are available, which are named after notorious 17th century pirates. She also crafts key rings from the recovered ropes. These functional pieces are named after mythological Greek sea nymphs who were said to have provided protection to… read more

Hotels and Resorts Made From Recycled Materials

Hotels and Resorts Made From Recycled Materials

Environmentally sustainable designs are gradually becoming more popular as well as necessary. Incorporating ecologically smart strategies into large-scale operations like hotels and resorts are to the benefit of guests, the local community and the environment. One example of a resort with conservation in mind is the Alila Villas Uluwatu located in Bali. Designed by Singapore based company WOHA, the posh vacation spot was made mostly from recycled and locally reclaimed materials. Seemingly every detail has been examined with an ecological microscope. The resort is a Green Globe certification registrant, and reportedly is the first hotel in the area to earn… read more