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Pendant Lighting from Upcycled Plastic Soda Bottles

Recycled Plastic Bottle Pendent Lamps
All Photos By Gail

I found this innovative and gorgeous Pendant Lighting in the gallery / event space of Repoproom in the Chelsea Gallery District. It was my friend Anne who realized the globes are constructed from clusters from upcycled 2 Liter plastic Soda Bottles! What a great recycling idea!

Recycled Plastic Bottle Pendent Lamp Close Up
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I’m not sure how these lamps were made but I’d bet you could do a little Googling and find step-by-step DIY instructions for a similar project. Because, the Internets.

Recycled Plastic Bottle Lamps

Suspended Lighting From Upcycled Pearl Drums

Hanging Drum Lamps
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I’ve posted about lighting made from recycled drums before but these ceiling lamps, made from two toms discarded from a Pearl Kit, have a kind of rustic charm I really like. From what I can gather, these lamps were originally created by an Etsy user and successfully sold. You could probably figure out how to make them yourself if you had a few spare drums laying around.

iMac Ceiling Lamps

Imac Ceiling Lamps
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Ah, I get a little nostalgic for my long dead first iMac when I see how these (now ancient) iMac G3 carcasses have been gutted and re-purposed as pendant lighting for a travel agency called G Adventures. Clever!

Thanks to Neatorama For the Tip!

Garlic Bulb Ceiling Lamp

Garlic Bulb Lamp Shade
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These Garlic Bulb pendant lamps designed by Anton Naselevets would be an amazing ambient and thematically appropriate addition to the décor of an Italian restaurant, particularly a restaurant like The Stinking Rose — which specializes garlic-based cuisine! See in the photo below how directional light comes from the underside of the shade – so cool!

Garlic Bulb Lamp Underside
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