Upcycling creates relationships and transforms design practices. Enter Neighbour, a café in Camberwell is a perfect example. After many years working in hatted restaurants in Melbourne, including Sofitel, Matteos, Garden State Hotel and Tansy as a chef, Kestrel Urban decided to start his own business. In 2016, UpShop started working with him on turning a little […]
At our second UpShop Event, you could have exchanged your coffee nut for a flat white, seen some more of the materials stored in the workshop – like hebel blocks and jarrah timber, innerpsring mattresses and volvo pallets – that you could incorporate into your creative projects (by yourself or with our assistance). And there […]
The workshop @ Upshop is a fascinating place to visit: so many tools, all arranged neatly (at least, on a good day). I can’t recognize what many of them would be used for so they have a kind of magical ambiguity; they make me curious. These tools exist in the kind of dual state that […]
Upcycling sustains us in diverse ways and this is why an upcycled creation from Upshop can support a documentary on raw food and marathon running….