The RailroadWare Insulatorlights are Upcycled Treasures

By: Tim Leefeldt - Published: Dec 17, 2011 • References: railroadware & railroadware
There is a new trend in upcycling industrial products that is taking hold in Chico, California with the RailroadWare Insulatorlights. A North State architect and inventor is transforming common industrial objects into many useful products. uses 100 year-old glass insulators and transforms them into pendant lights and other products for the home and business using traffic light lenses and railroad parts.

The best upcycled products reassign a use that has a strong aesthetic design principal. People respond very positively to good upcycled design products, particularly if they have an everyday use or are featured in the home or have a use in the kitchen. Thus, the RailroadWare Insulatorlights are a great gift idea this holiday season -- that is, if you can resist keeping them for yourself. Stats for Repurposed Industrial Lighting Trending: Older & Warm
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