Archives For Reclaimed

British designer Dion Star tasked himself with an unusual project: create an original typeface using trash found on a beach in Cornwall, England.

His methodology?

• Pick up any piece of Marine Debris that is smaller than an A4 sheet of paper. (No bottles, cans, plastic bags, crisp packets or chocolate wrappers).
• No manipulation of the objects.
• Stop collecting when I have all 26 letters.
• Document all that I find.

Images and video: © Dion Star

Source: Moco Loco


Modern Sprout’s plug-in planters feature a hidden top-feed hydroponics system that delivers water and nutrients directly to the roots of three separate plants. Finishes include reclaimed wood and chalkboard (shown here with gorgeous hand-lettering by Frances MacLeod).

“Self-watering, self-feeding, soil-less, and simple to set up.” Sounds like our kind of planter.

Images: Julia Stotz for Modern Sprout


Introducing the world’s biggest treehouse!

Located in Crossville, Tennessee, this incredible structure––appropriately named “The Minister’s Treehouse”––was created by Minister Horace Burgess and a number of helpers. The entire structure is built from reclaimed materials that encase the original tree. The house is made up of 80 rooms including a small chapel, worship rooms, and a basketball court. Unfortunately, the Fire Marshall of Tennessee has temporarily closed the home with no re-open date announced.

Check out the slideshow below for additional photos of The Minister’s Treehouse:

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