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This creation is for all those who wonder what can be achieved by upcycling beer bottles. The answer lies in this house created by Argentine - Tito Ingenieri who has collected and utilised over 6 million empty beer bottles over 19 years to complete this creation. Check out the video here.

 

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Chris Cole is a US based designer who creates art with immaculate details using machine parts that forms the ‘mechanical and the industrial world around us’. Chris is known to make detailed work of the avian and aquatic life forms. His birds have wings that can move by the use of motors and chains, the same goes for his fish. The art forms use nut and bolts for extra details when they are bound together to bring out their remarkable looks. 

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Len Solomon has been creating music from materials that he has salvaged from trash and has converted them into musical instruments. He has transformed trash into a variety of musical instruments over a period of 20 years now and has been doing a one-man variety show using all the instruments that he has created himself using materials that have been cast away by others. This musical tribute is a great way to propagate the message of the importance of recycling.

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There are some amazingly beautiful and cute designs that have been made out of recycled spoons. These recycled spoons have turned out to be refrigerator magnets. The design forms that the spoons have been converted into, ranges from bugs to cats and dogs. A dog with a Frisbee in the mouth is a stark reminder of the fun time you have had with your own dog. These designs have been made as an innovative usage of spoons. These gift items will be considered valuable by everyone.

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Chris Gilmour, the British artist has taken the art to a new realm by the exceptional use of cardboard to create huge and dummy designs of cars. He has brought about immense skills to cut the cardboard pieces and put them together to form a Fiat 500 and a McLaren M8B which assuredly impress all the motor car designers. His artwork is a stark reminder of the creativity and the perseverance with which the artist has brought together these art forms.