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Winnie Lui's White Chandelier for Innermost is a trash-to-treasure exercise from the jewelry turned lighting designer, who has made 50 limited edition pieces in white and black. It's just one in a long tradition of light fixtures made from cast-offs that take on relevance as the world becomes increasingly overloaded with junk and designers transform it into raw material...
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London designer Stuart Haygarth's series of "Tide" chandeliers are made from debris washed-up on a stretch of coast in Kent that he's been collecting for a decade.
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German designer Ingo Maurer's Porca Miseria chandelier from 1994 is made from broken china.

Arik Levy designed the Fractal Cloud hanging light in 2005, for an exhibition at the Pompidou Center, using neon tubes strung up with their wires exposed, and seen here at the Caroline Nobile stand at last year's Maison & Objet.

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And I can't seem to find out who made this egg carton chandelier held together with paperclips -- if anyone does, please let me know!

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- Kristin Hohenadel blogging from Paris. She can be reached at kristin @ apartmenttherapy . com