From Trash To Lamps


Alison Patrick specializes in making lamps from recycled materials, such as plastic bags, cocktail umbrellas, and phone books.
For example, the above Artichoke Pendant Light uses pages from a book, and this Ruffled Table Lamp is made out of coffee filters:

And here’s a Pendant Lamp made from plastic bags:

At $70-$200 a lamp, you have to ask yourself if this is really recycling or just using odd material for lamps. But there’s still some good ideas worth checking out in her shop.

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