Tag: pallets

Innersprings and ingenuity

The challenge? Create a fence that is beautiful, low-cost and with reclaimed material. The solution? Upcycle the inner springs from discarded mattresses. Friends, Simon (an accomplished industrial designer) and Naomi May, were all for experimenting and loved the idea. Innovation required that we start from scratch. We worked together, combining our knowledge and expertise in […]

Planter boxes

Veggies and volvos

Chickens and cars? Up North from Upshop, there is a veggie garden that was given an upcycling makeover. We found a novel way to create planter boxes using ex-Volvo bins – very sturdy and versatile with steel hinged sides that can be stacked, which allows for a variety of heights. We created boxes with two […]