Free Trend Report Free 2018 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.

Keynotes.org Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

This Upcycled Lighting Makes Use of Your Old Bicycle Wheels

 - Jun 27, 2013
References: shop.moorbi
Rustically glistening, this upcycled lighting hangs off your ceiling in the shape of a broom stick. Instead of straws, this design is constructed with recycled bicycle wheel spokes. The resulting effect is a polished and geometric lamp shade that looks like no other.

This design is called the Hawaii Lamp from Wheels, made by European company Transfodesign. The designers gathered old bicycle wheels from repair shops to reassemble its spokes into something new and artistic. The neat thing about this lamp is that it not only uses the bike parts, but it is completely assembled using the wheel's original shapes and holes.

The Hawaii Lamp has been recognized at several design shows for its environmentally friendly and abstractly beautiful form. It would be a great housewarming gift idea for the eco-conscious.