Inverting the traditional progression of materials becoming less attractive and valuable over the course of their lives, upcycling seeks to take un-needed, exhausted, and discarded items and utilise them in new and improved formats. This week we look at eight of our favourite examples in the class.
Bangkok is notoriously frenetic, and the serenity of the Chao Phraya River has long been swallowed by the rapid urban expansion. In a few places, however, the historic tranquillity of river life can still be glimpsed. Wynn A. Bay reports.
Designer Lee Hardcastle from Enigma Interiors approached the design of this kitchen with the goal of combining modern aesthetics with a number of striking features. He specified only top-quality materials and appliances, including a Zip HydroTap Boiling Chilled which delivers boiling and chilled filtered water on demand