21.09.09 by Jeff

Organelle Design

Alex and Courtney (Organelle Design) are passionate about creatively repurposing off-the-shelf products and found objects. They presented their work at Pecha Kucha a few days ago and it was the highlight of the evening. The entire place erupted with cheers when images of their chandeliers made out of clothes hangers appeared on screen.

organelle design vancouver alex witko courtney hunt hangelier

organelle design vancouver alex witko courtney hunt hangelier

organelle design vancouver alex witko courtney hunt hangelier

organelle design vancouver alex witko courtney hunt hangelier

organelle design vancouver alex witko courtney hunt hangelier













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • If you wouldn’t have said they where clothes hangers I wouldn’t have noticed.

    • they are geniuses! they’re also making trusses out of bike frames!

  • Bradley

    I saw this idea in RadyMade magazine nearly a year ago. I wonder who did it first. http://www.re-nest.com/re-nest/look/look-readymades-hanger-chandelier-069952

    • wow good find – its totally one of those things when you see it you think, why didn’t i think of it

  • SpaceAce

    I’m all for re purposing cast-off objects. There is a ice cream shop in Columbus Ohio that uses old mason jars for lamps.

    • bob

      sure, but they use virgin materials. kinda deceptive, no?

  • Adam NYC

    WOW this is beautiful i love it, very creative indeed. I would purchase this item.

  • is beautiful…





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