Models of industrial plants constructed from the detritus produced at industrial plants.
 
 
 
 
 
Ideas for your old maps.
 
 
 
 
 
Ideas for old china. From using plates as canvas to pique assiette...
 
 
 
 
 
Aerial photos of Andre Ermolaev.
 
 
 
 
 
Repurpose old glass dishes, glasses, mirrors and more into art.
 
 
 
 
 
Old spools of thread lying around?
 
 
 
 
 
Inspiration for all the rocks at your feet, from lowly gravel to majestic boulders...
 
 
 
 
 
With no architecture or crafts in their culture, body painting and ornament are these tribe's artistic avenue.
 
 
 
 
 
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
 
 
 
 
 
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
 
 
 
 
 
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
 
 
 
 
 
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
 
 
 
 
 
Inspiration for logs and firewood.
 
 
 
 
 
There must be millions of small boxes and bottles of buttons tucked away in people's dresser drawers throughout the world...
 
 
 
 
 
Innovative use of sustainable, recyclable cork.
 
 
 
 
 
Updating the Dutch/Flemish portrait with modern disposables...
 
 
 
 
 
Artists around the world are finding chicken wire and wire mesh an exciting medium to sculpt with.
 
 
 
 
 
Wire sculpture inspiration. Large scale works incorporate metal waste within the wire wrapped sculptures.
 
 
 
 
 
Inside a thick insulating sleeve are 50 PVC-coated easily bendable, copper wires in all different colors. Keep the PVC out of landfills by turning it into art.
 
 
 
 
 
Hidden from view for years, circuitry was only for function, covered with components and buried within a machine. Until artists started seeing circuitry's unique beauty.
 

 
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Willow Sculpture
 
Weaving art with willow branches.
Alexandre Farto
 
Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, (aka Vhils) deconstructs building's walls using chisels, drills, jackhammers and small explosives to produce his large-scale wall murals. Farto exposes layers of history through the destruction of selective pieces of wall and billboard.
Driftwood and Scrap Wood Sculptures
 
Recycled wood sculptures by Andries Botha, Deborah Butterfield, Heather Jansch and more...
Fibonacci in Nature
 
The fibonacci spiral is a path of least resistance.
Ilana Shafir
 
Mosaic inspiration inspired by nature.
Ant Photography
 
Mr. Pavlov sets up the props, the ants happily play with them.
Terraced Farms
 
Although a great deal of labor to create, many of these terraces have been in use for over a thousand years.
Arthur Rackham Illustrations
 
Hugh Comstock was very familiar with Rackham's illustrations and when his wife asked him to build her a showroom for her handmade rag dolls “Otsy-Totsys”, the first time builder looked to Arthur Rackman's illustrations and built his wife a Rackham-inspired cottage called Hansel.
Succulent Inspiration
 
Just a spritz of water here and there...
Fairie Dwellings
 
Be they imagination or real, legend says that fairies will come and live in a house they like.
Tim Pugh
 
Nature Reordered by Tim Pugh
Praying Mantis
 
Gorgeous images of amazing creatures...
The Tutu Project
 
It's all about a man, his pink tutu and raising funds for women with breast cancer.
Henrique Oliveira
 
Uses salvaged plywood and PVC collected from the streets of São Paulo to create fabulous organic sculptures...
Clothes in Ice
 
Clothes seen from a differing angle, in ice and made from weeds. Ephemeral ...
Kris Kuksi
 
Unwanted toys, frames and statuary are recreated into fantastic sculptures by Kris Kuksi.
Art Made with Coins
 
What artists are creating with old coins and tokens...
Recycled Glass Bottles
 
Recycled Glass Bottle Inspiration. Much of the glass we throw out is not recycled, because different glass has different melting points, and recyclers only melt the most common containers. To reuse your old glass, all you need is access to a kiln and some glass bottles.
Stick Sculpture
 
Twig inspiration...
Nuts and Bolts Sculpture
 
Recycling those nuts and bolts...
Dale Wayne
 
Plastic Bottle Amazement.
Frosty Leaves
 
Frost on leaves...
Angelo Musco
 
Mimics nature's structures with the human form...hundreds of models, multiplied millions of times.
Bamboo Sculpture
 
Bamboo art inspiration...
Art from Bottle Tops
 
El Anatsui and other bottle cap and top artists...
Nikon Small World
 
Nikon's Small World Competition is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For over 30 years, Nikon has rewarded the world's best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science.
Styrofoam Becomes Art
 
Styrofoam reuse inspiration....art, furniture, houses and more...
Masquerade
 
Phyllis Galembo Photos. The tradition of carnivals, masquerades, masking, mime, and street parades is a long one...
Nick Cave
 
Reuse, performance, sculpture, textile art...
Hundertwasser
 
"I should like, and I do it too quite instinctively, to live an example, live an example to people, paint for them a paradise that each may have, he need only grasp it."
Cereal Box Art
 
Cereal box and other packaging waste inspiration...
Nature Photos of Emmanuel Coupe
 
Emmanuel Coupe Kalomiris was born 1974 in Paris, France. He has brought home numerous awards for landscape photography. Check out the photos of ice bubbles...
Grains of Sand Magnified
 
The Amazing Microphotography of Dr. Gary Greenberg...
Women Wheatpaste Artists
 
Wheatpaste art also known as wheatpaste graffiti, paper graffiti, paste art, paste up art... Graffiti prone areas get a refreshing redo...
Toxic Beauty
 
Spectacular, oxymoronic photos of industrial waste. Nature turns into a deceivingly beautiful beast in the hands of corporations.
Cardboard Sculpture
 
Cardboard Sculpture and Accessories
The Trash Army
 
It was in 1996 when HA Schult first came up with the idea of life–sized trash people as reflections of ourselves. Since then, he has wandered the globe with his army of "Trash People." Recently they make a final stop in the North Pole...
Bicycle Art
 
Bicycle reuse, bicycle furniture, bicycle sculpture, bicycle fences and more...
Amy Talluto
 
Looks like the beginning of a very healthy career!
Dewdrops on Dragonflies
 
Dewdrops on Dragonflies and Damselflies - amazing photos by Martin Amm...
 
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