Created From The Recycled Tire Tubes, The Pangolin By Cyclus Takes Backpacks To Another Level

Created From The Recycled Tire Tubes, The Pangolin By Cyclus Takes Backpacks To Another Level

2010’s Steel Pencil Design Award winner, the Pangolin by Cyclus takes backpacks to another level. Handmade by Colombian people in need and consisted of recycled tire inner tubes, the backpack is inspired by the pangolin, a mammal that possesses large keratin scales covering its skin for protection. Continue reading »

Brazilian Artist Creates Beds For Animals From The Old Tires That He Finds In The Streets

Brazilian Artist Creates Beds For Animals From The Old Tires That He Finds In The Streets

Amarildo Silva is a Brazilian handyman who decided to tackle the problem of littering in a unique way. The young man helps reduce the amount of old discarded tires in the streets by recycling them into unique and colorful animal beds. He started the project two years ago and does not plan on stopping anytime soon! Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Stunning Products Made Out Of Bicycle Air Chambers

This Artist Creates Stunning Products Made Out Of Bicycle Air Chambers

Luvs is a crafts initiative led by an artist based in Sao Paulo. She recovers tubes from old bicycle wheels, cleans them, sanding them and then transforms them to give them a second life. Inner tube rubber is a flexible material that is actually suitable for countless uses that go far beyond the simple manufacture of tires. Continue reading »