Fab Finds: Summer 2008
Fashion accessories from baabaaZuzu are made from recycled wool. A wide variety of handcrafted one-of-a-kind accessories including hats, mittens and vests are available.
Kvale Good Natured Games
Winner of 13 international competitions, the Bioviva nature game has players traveling the world discovering facts about planet Earth. Suitable for ages 8 and up. Made with sustainable materials and methods—including 100% recycled paper, vegetable-based inks, and wood tokens from certified sustainably managed forests.
Your customers will have a hoot finding out the origins of these products—elephant poo. Stationery products including journals and note boxes are made from recycled elephant poo and don’t smell.
Products from Reconstructions Studio range from tabletop items such as clocks, lamps, picture frames, small boxes and coat racks to stand-alone home furnishings and accents. These products are created by recycling old advertising yardsticks, hockey sticks, baseball bats, pieces of old game boards, and broomsticks. Designed and manufactured in the United States.
Solos Glass Clocks are made from recycled antique glass. Each glass clock is made out of a quality antique bowl or dish and spun open by hand in the hot glass studio. The flattened glass is then assembled as a clock and is easily hung on a wall. Runs on one AA battery.
Clocks from Resource Revival are made from recycled bicycle parts. The desk pendulum clocks, for example, are made from recycled bicycle wheel rims and gears.
Formed around a take-out coffee cup, this cuff satisfies both form and function—the bracelet doubles as a java jacket. The coffee cuff is part of the Bentwood line of wooden accessories made from reclaimed architectural veneer offcuts. Exotic wood scraps from local industry are formed, glued and shaped by hand in Contexture Design’s Vancouver workshop.