ICFF Day One: Eggcrate Dancer Lamp from Recolector Diseno

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One of the things that we gravitated towards at ICFF was the the number of items made from re-purposed materials. What could be discarded as trash has been re-thought into new objects. One of these was this lamp from Recolector Diseno. And yes, it's made of egg crates...

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What began as a project to show local artisans how reusing materials could become a source of income, turned into a passion for Salvadorean designer Eugenio Menjivar, creating original designs based on the unique characteristics of found objects. In the Dancer, three shades, created from egg cartons, sit slightly askew, dancing, on a recycled iron base and held in place with recycled iron rods. Three different versions are available in three different colours -- violet, lime and black.

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