Category: UpShop’s Projects

Enter Neighbour: Upcycling Creates Friends, Not Just Clients

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 […]

A Fence Built with Innersprings and Ingenuity

The challenge? Create a low-cost fence using predominantly reclaimed material. The upcycling solution? Innersprings from mattresses discarded on the streets, and careful planning. The client – friends, Simon and Naomi May – liked this idea. Simon is an accomplished industrial designer and took on the duties of layout and detail. To our knowledge, this type […]