Flicking through the Elle Decoration British Design Awards 2011, I found a couple of designers I hadn’t come accross, who ‘upcycle’ discarded, broken and found objects:

Rupert Blanchard

I have been designing and constructing new furniture with the aim of lavishing attention on once discarded, broken and over-looked objects. The main rule I have set myself is to only use objects that no longer fulfil the purpose for which they were originally created, and to make the unwanted wanted again.

James Plumb Design (AKA James Russell and Hannah Plumb)