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Bottle-Holding Skeletal Vases

This See-Through Vase Showcases Plastic Bottles in a Skeletal Frame

— June 19, 2013 — Art & Design
This see-through vase isn't made of clear glass. The SOB (which stands for Save Our Bottles) vase design by Human Republic is a thin skeletal metal frame that reveals all of its insides. The unique vase design doesn't hold flowers on its own -- it holds the plastic water bottles that do. The simple and minimalistic flower holder can hold one or three plastic bottles at a time. Within each bottle, a single stem flower is placed for a dainty and chic appearance.

The design executes an environmentally conscious motive. The creators wanted to save the constant disposal of plastic bottles. The SOB vases give water bottles "a second chance and a new purpose at life." Because the frame is hollow, it showcases the act of recycling and the growth that's happening within in.
Trend Themes
1. Upcycling-driven Design - Designs that repurpose unused or discarded materials to create innovative and environmentally conscious products are gaining popularity.
2. Transparent Minimalism - The use of transparent materials in minimalist designs for household items has given rise to unique and visually appealing decor.
3. Eco-friendly Home Decor - Eco-friendly designs for home decor that utilize recycled materials or promote sustainable practices are becoming more desirable.
Industry Implications
1. Home Decor - The home decor industry has an opportunity to explore sustainable and eco-friendly designs that promote recycling and upcycling.
2. Sustainability - The sustainability industry can continue to innovate eco-friendly solutions through the repurposing of materials to create new products.
3. Waste Management - The waste management industry can adopt more sustainable practices that promote the repurposing of materials to reduce waste and environmental damage.
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