More and more designers are concerned about our earth and discover innovative ways to turn discarded materials into desirable products.
London based product designer Ariane Prin mixes gypsum with left over metal dust, which develops over time as it oxidizes. Rust turns trash into treasure with a range of simple shaped products that each reveal a unique texture, varying in colour and intensity.
The French born Ariane Prin launched the homeware collection Rust last year during the London Design Festival and recently added new pieces to the collection. The Rust range is created by mixing gypsum to metal particles – steel, brass and copper – originating from locksmith shops and other metalworking workshops across London. No two items are the same: each cachepot, tray, vase, shallow bowl, box