PET Lamp by Alvaro Catalán de Ocón (2012)

After witnessing how washed up plastic bottles were littering the Amazonian watershed in Colombia, designer Alvaro Catalán de Ocón instigated a community of creative reuse, recruiting indigenous weavers to turn the discarded containers into brightly colored lamp shades.  Photo 3 of 12 in The New Language of Latin American Design

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PET Lamp by Alvaro Catalán de Ocón (2012)

After witnessing how washed up plastic bottles were littering the Amazonian watershed in Colombia, designer Alvaro Catalán de Ocón instigated a community of creative reuse, recruiting indigenous weavers to turn the discarded containers into brightly colored lamp shades.

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