Metal arrow sourced from Reverse Garbage, Australia’s largest reuse centre and the most amazing place for incredible finds.The sphere’s were desourced by our newest Belle Flaneur collaborator architect Alexis Beaussard. The above discarded materials will be bumped into the window of Woollahra boutique Artwear on Queen and posted soon!
8 June 2013
Oh what a night! Big thanks to Jess Miller from GreenUps for getting us involved in the movement. Belle Flaneur had a ball collaborating with Sharky from Milkcrate Events, Sophie Hoppe and as always Reverse Garbage Marrickville. It was super special to be involved in this years Vivid Festival and present our topic at the…
5 June 2013
We’re thrilled to be speaking at Vivid Festival this year at the Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney. It’s going to be an awesome opportunity to share the inspiring ideas on the rise of repurposing movement! We’ve invited our regular collaborators also passionate about protecting the planet to share their inspiring sustainable business practices- Sarah Sharky…
3 June 2013
Here’s how we repurposed these wooden chair like finds from Reverse Garbage. We strategically positioned them… stood mannequins inside the frames, stacked them behind the counter and bingo-reuse complete! Amazingly, sometimes it’s just the juxtaposition that makes all the difference. Belle Flaneur presents Reverse Garbage once again to Woollahra at Artwear on Queen!
22 May 2013
Getting on with the business of reuse Belle Flaneur has desourced these materials from Reverse Garbage and mixed them up Sarah Pacini for our next retail installation at Artwear On Queen, Queen St, Woollahra.
16 May 2013
Over the last month we’ve upcycled, reused, repurposed and adapted these attached treasures from Reverse Garbage Marrickville into Belle Flaneur installations. We’ve incorporated them into window concepts, instore installations and gallery exhibits. Proving that with imagination another persons trash really can become a treasure. We’ve mixed these resources with exclusive fashion labels in Woollahra and…
11 April 2013
After an awesome creative week collaborating with the great talents of the Reverse Garbage team and artist Ganbold Lundaa a new community initiative has been born! Titled Pop UP Cycle, this initiative is all about a community coming together to share because we care. We’ve UP Cycled our first Pop UP exhibit in 3 ways….
9 April 2013
Currently under construction at ARCC Gallery at Addison Road Community Centre,Katherine Anderson AKA Aunty K and Artist Gandold Lundaa have been working wonders! The gallery space has been transformed into an interactive, experiential installation where the whole community is invited to contribute to the piece of work. Our building blocks are black boxes up-cycled and…
3 April 2013
Styled up with Reverse Garbage treasures for the home. This is going to be soooo much fun! Junxtaposing your stuff with theirs for home interiors so fine you’ll want to move in!
29 March 2013
So good to be back- thank you Reverse Garbage for our retro fitted shipping container we affectionately call the Belle Flaneur Clubhouse. Smiling everyday we enter our space! Looking forward to our continued love affair Reuse & repurpose because we can’t recycle the planet!
26 March 2013
On our recent trip to Mumbai we had the talented graphic designer Jeffrey Oley piece together our graphic work cycle. Here’s how we reuse at Belle Flaneur in collaboration with Reverse Garbage. We thrive in the lower part of the circle with all our ‘re’ words! It’s looks as easy as it it is! Reuse…
26 March 2013
Artwear on Queen bumps in tomorrow with a raw reuse concept- these boxes!
12 March 2013
Reuse in action with these fab materials from Reverse Garbage…
11 March 2013
In Dharavi everyone has a job. Here on these rooftops people are drying plates that has already been rag picked from landfill, sold, bought, sorted, broken, chopped, washed and is being dried. Below it is hot, crowded, tight and overwhelming.
3 March 2013
Happy to report Instore Asia was an awesome experience and a wonderfully innovative event! Thanks for the opportunity Vasant Jante to share the collaborative efforts of Belle Flaneur and Reverse Garbage in spreading the important message of reuse and repurposing in design. In this case we shared what’s happening in the art of repurposing in…
28 February 2013
As part of our preparation for the Mumbai trip to Instore Asia we invited some of our favourite repurposing retailers in Australia to talk about why they repurpose and how they do it and we shared this with our Indian retail audience. Here’s a bite from the talented Nicole Ashley-founding collaborator at Belle Flaneur, talking…
23 February 2013
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