Not one to skirt the issue of the environment, Christiane Högner reuses this one to create a flirty lampshade. It's part of a green show opening today in Belgium.
There's also a man's shirt transformed into a pillow, chipped china filled in with gold, and a lamp shade created from a book—pics after the jump!
The Gr3en Design exhibition features Finnish, Belgian and Dutch designers and companies that use recycled materials in innovative ways. It's free and at Pierre Bergé & Associés in Brussels, Belgium until September 30th, 2008. Afterwards, it's traveling to Studio Hergebruik in Rotterdam, The Netherlands from October 11 till November 15.
Atelier Bomdesign's Boeklampen: a different take on all the bookish projects we've been seeing.
Christiane Högner's "slipcovered" pillow.
Joana Meroz's lovely Crackery Crockery which highlight chips and other "imperfections" in in gold.
Antoine Van Loocke's knives made from recycled materials