Ms Loofie (doll made of loofah)
Crafter: Rohan Kanade @ Butterfly Handicraft
Isn’t the doll entirely made of loofah (except hands; hands are made up of grass fruits) too charming? Many a childhood memories arose by this Ms Loofie, Rohan’s creation. Loofah a wonderful natural material was recently made famous by designer Fernando Laposse.
What was earlier considered a scrubbing and bathing material only, now took shape of functional objects. After doing extensive research Laposse incorporated loofah in everyday objects like room divider, planter, lamp, coffee table etc.
And now Rohan has used loofah beautifully as craft material!
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Flower girls/Blossom buddies by Elsa Mora
This flower girls and blossom buddies are creation of extreme delicate sensitivity! Multimedia artist Elsa Mora‘s creations transport me to a magical, beautiful world where lots of things and concepts try to touch me! I am reminded of a child, a fairy, an angel, delicate creatures, amazing beauty, things humane, seek creativity where I already find beauty etc. I find these flowery creatures somewhat serene, out of this world and even think may be turn out as depression busters! I definitely smile!
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This simply stunning type is created by Zim And Zou ,the French graphic designer duo. Zim (Thibault Zimmermann) mainly works digitally while Zou (Lucie Thomas) creates with handmade crafts. Together they create these types of beautiful work.
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Designer-Craftisans:@ Kunye African Trends
Do you think these products are beautiful!?
Then let me tell you these are made from ughs…waste plastic – recycled plastic!
And I think these are one of the most beautiful recycled plastic products I have ever seen!
These are not just fun and funky products, these are functional too.
How else I would say the bed cover, plastic rugs for swimming pool, computer bag and screens; some real recycled innovation!!
These handmade products are from Kunye – brilliant brainchild of Alison Coutras (and her local team of craftisans – a cooperative to combat unemployment) in South Africa.
Kunye is the Xhosa word for ‘forward together’.
Kunye has won a number of awards.
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@ Pigmento – Kunst & Design
A simple PVC pipe as design object! Water it or Vase it!
It could be a very good DIY for a vase. All of us might be having pipes or few long and short pieces. Pigmento has made this beautiful vase from such simple materials -PVC pipe and a clamp. Lo and behold your vase is ready!