Antique Plates Get a Surprising Makeover by Karen Ryan

 - Jul 4, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
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I love it when old things are revamped and given a brand new look. These pieces of second hand antique china have been altered by Karen Ryan who removed part of their surface decoration to form some surprising messages.

Shown here are the British designer's plates from the Trilogy series.

Implications - As companies revamp and renew previously used products, they are contributing to a greener environment while creating interesting pieces that may be even more appealing than its predecessor. Considering how individuals around the globe are moving towards a more eco-friendly lifestyle, the remaking of certain items is surely a concept which will attain a nod from environmentalists, leading them to support this business movement.