Monday, June 15, 2009

Reuse Project -- Table Lamp

An RX customer, Joel Haynes, made a really interesting table lamp out of one of our old industrial light fixtures and a roll of player piano music. The light shines through the roll, projecting the images onto the wall. He can be reached at if you're interested in seeing more of his crafty salvage and reuse projects.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Reuse Project -- Orientation Center Media Library

Local architect, designer and activist, Charlie Vinz built these beautiful, and functional shelves from ReBuilding Exchange wood, for the Orientation Center in Chicago. The Orientation Center is home to InCUBATE (Institute for Community Understanding Between Art and the Everyday) and AREA Chicago, a publication and event series dedicated to researching, supporting and networking local social, political and cultural movements.