Upcycling sums up today's approach to interiors. It means re-using or re-styling things in an innovative and contemporary way, transforming an older piece of furniture from junk to fabulous. The same idea can even be applied to mass-market modern furniture - through `hacking', you can give it a brand new use or an entirely different look. Both upcycling and hacking are about re-purposing, taking an inexpensive item and re-working it into something special and unique. It's not just about making the most of your budget, although upcycling and hacks will save you money. It's about having a home that reflects your style and individuality. Sometimes it's just a question of looking at `that old thing' in a different way, such as hanging an empty picture frame on the wall, using a piece of outdoor furniture inside, adding different doors to chain-store fittings, or combining traditional and modern in quirky, individualistic ways.
Publisher: Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 972 g
Dimensions: 254 x 216 x 20 mm
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