Stuart Haygarth is usually dubbed an eco-artist. But most eco-artists tend to be less interested in creating beauty and more into political statements. Haygarth, instead, is a crowd-pleaser. By assembling discarded bits of everyday life into massive chandeliers and furniture, he literally turns trash into treasure.
Here’s a few of them. Above: “Millennium,” a chandelier made of hundreds of discarded party poppers.
Disposable, which is made of over 400 disposable champagne flutes:
One of Haygarth’s most famous pieces, Tides, which was made of hundreds of pieces of plastic junk which washed ashore near his home in England:
Via Wallpaper*, a table constructed from the remains of hundreds of crushed rear-view car mirrors: