Saturday, October 1, 2011

10 unique sculptures made using auto parts


Auto part sculpture
Auto part sculptureUnique sculptures made of Auto parts

The best alternative to reduce the waste parts that are mere burden on the earth is to recycle them. Recycling is good for the environment and is one of the best ways to protect it. There are many artists who have made efforts to save the environment and have created awesome sculptures from the trash auto parts. "Waste to wealth" turned creations are fabulous and are embedded with the green idea. Here we have a list of such beautiful creations made up of trash auto parts.

1. Motor cycleman

MotorcyclemanSculpture made from recycled motorcycle parts

The amazing motorcycleman or the Robo man was created by the designers at Robo Steel. This awesome sculpture of human is made from the waste motorcycle parts and it took around 750 hours to build it. This sculpture is almost two meters high and is standing aloof at the NEC Motorcycle show.

2. Recycled bull

Recycled bull
Recycled bullSculpture carbon steel and recycled auto and motorcycle parts

Bettye Hamblem Turner, an artist, created an awesome sculpture known as Paladin from outmoded and damaged auto parts. This sizzling sculpture is made up of carbon steel, recycled auto and cluttered stainless steel and stood fifth in the Texas Longhorn Bull series of sculptures. The artist used the hot and cold techniques to mold and recycle the auto parts. As the time flies, the rust may surround the carbon steel and may give new look to the entire sculpture.

3. The transformer

The transformer
The transformerThe gigantic sculpture created using parts from an old Lada Diva Compact car

Nikola Nikolov, a designer of studio Re creation, created a stunning transformer and used the parts of old Lada diva compact. The transformer movie got the designer motivated to create it. This sculpture is a brilliant artwork and looks as a soldier.

4. James corbett

James Corbett
James CorbettJames Corbett car parts sculpture

James Corbett, an artist, created superb sculptures of auto waste that can be used as a decor of your home. The waste auto parts have been used nicely to create the sculptures of animals, bike, birds etc. The artist effectively utilized the waste material properly and ecologically.

5. Rococo plan

Rococo Plan
Rococo PlanBaroque-styled sculpture made from parts of SYM wolf 125 motorcycles

The Rococo Plan by Yii mesmerized the people with its unique art work in the Milan design week of 2011. It is Taiwan design firm and as the Taiwanese are fond of motorbikes, so the waste auto parts of SYM wolf motorcycles were used to create such an amazing art work. The Rococo Plan is a huge and wonderful armory chair. The sculptures can be perceived differently by different people.

6. Alien Queen

Alien Queen
Alien QueenAlien queen is a beautiful sculpture made from recycled parts a car, a boat, a motorbike.

The Robo Steel, an eminent company, has made numerous sculptures using trash auto parts. The Alien Queen model created by them stands out distinctly apart and is a stunning sculpture made up of auto, boat and motorbike parts. It has been polished and welded in a clean and neat manner and is shielded by the lacquer. This wonderful sculpture weighs 10kg and has the length of 45 cm and is worth €180.00.

7. Robosteel Concept Supercar Sculpture

Robosteel Concept Supercar Sculpture
Robosteel Concept Supercar SculptureSculpture made from discarded auto parts

There are numerous eco friendly artists who strive hard to protect the environment. One of the good ecological and green steps taken by the artists is creating sculptures from trash metal. The designers at Robo Steel made firm effort to create sculptures from waste auto parts and created sizzling concept of super car. This car will have weight of around 500 kg and be made of polished waste auto parts and the lacquer will be applied on the sculpture to defend the car.

8. Bull sculpture

Bull sculpture
Bull sculptureMajestic Rustic Brave Bull made out of a variety of discarded auto parts

Armando Ramirez a Mexican artist created majestic rustic brave bull from trash auto parts. This artist used the trashed parts to create sculpture without polishing it and has given the novel look. This awesome sculpture is 13.98 pounds in its weight and the estimated price is $108.70.

9. Recycled metal sculpture

Recycled metal sculpture
Recycled metal sculptureSpectacular monsters pop out of recycled metal

Krittayakorn Chaijit, an eco friendly artist, has created awesome sculptures from the trash auto parts. She created three wonderful sculptures from recycled metals and the names given to these artworks are the real size metal alien, the climbing metal alien and the metal scorpion. These sculptures are amazing and have the ability to mesmerize people.

10. Car Part Sculptor

Car Part Sculptor
Car Part SculptorCar Part Sculptor by James Corbett

James Corbett is a renowned eco friendly artist and is known to create awesome sculpture from waste auto parts. Each auto part used in the sculptures has its own identity and identification. The trash parts are used as it is and has succeeded to give an awesome look to the sculpture.

10 wooden gadgets to ensure sustainable computing

 Kaur Walia:

wooden computer
wooden computerwooden computer for those who want different outlook for their Computer.

There is a great need to blend technology with natural elements in modern times. Tech-savvy people are coming up with gadgets made from wood in this technology-driven world. They not only look cool but also protect the environment from damage. These gadgets are not like monotonous plastic boxes but they will make your space look even more graceful. Here is a list of ten wooden gadgets that will ensure sustainable computing.

1. Wooden Level Eleven PC

Wooden Level Eleven PC
Wooden Level Eleven PCWooden Level Eleven PC gets inspiration from Thermaltake Level 10 chassis

Thermaltake Level Eleven PC will make eyes pop and jaws drop till the floor because of its sheer exquisiteness. The handmade enclosure made from wood contains a fully functional PC. It features a 1.3 GHz VIA Nano CPU and VIA Pico ITX main board. The HDMI output of this masterpiece is a result of an onboard VX855 media processor. Wooden Level Eleven PC boasts of enough horsepower ranging up to 1080p that too without any lag. The PC is massive and will require a special corner, in fact a room in your house. Moreover, it will come with a heavy price tag whenever it goes for sale.

2. Fujitsu Wooden Laptop

Fujitsu Wooden Laptop
Fujitsu Wooden LaptopMade with cedar wood, it's part of the Japan Design Innovation 2008 exhibit at the Salone Internazionale Del Mobile.

Fujitsu Wooden Laptop is worth a steal. This good looking laptop has been crafted using cedar wood and has been named Fujitsu WoodShell. The amazing computing device has its lid down below and is definitely a piece of wooden art. It was a part of the Japan Design Innovation 2008, where the laptop managed to fetch uncountable compliments for its unique designing. The outer skin has been dressed nicely in the color black that also has a few streaks of red. This portable device will be a great companion while traveling.

3. DIY Wooden Laptop Mod

DIY wooden laptop mod
DIY wooden laptop modEye candy: DIY wooden laptop mod

DIY Wooden Laptop Mod is a cut above the rest and has been given a touch of exclusivity. The creative designer took an old computer and swathed it with wood. The effort is worth a loud applaud as the end result is nothing but marvelous. The Wooden Laptop Mod comes draped in cool features that will set onlookers wheezing.

4. Monitor, Keyboard & Mouse Made in Wood

Monitor, Keyboard & Mouse Made in Wood
Monitor, Keyboard & Mouse Made in WoodWooden Computers - Monitor, Keyboard & Mouse Made in Wood

Wood Contour is out with computer hardware peripherals that can be customized using your favorite wood. The company crafts everything, including keyboards, USB mouse and LCD monitors, using nothing but a single piece of sturdy wood. One can also give it a special effect by getting logos inscribed on these sumptuous peripherals.

5. Zero Carbon

zero carbon
zero carbonPC World is to produce a "zero carbon" computer made from wood and aluminium - and no, it's not an abacus.

Here is one company that vows to bring down the energy consumption while using computers. PC World is out with a computer that has been crafted from aluminum and wood, which will even bring down the carbon footprint. The fans from the PC will be removed and instead it will use a casing made from aluminum that will have large slats for ventilation. Everything from keyboard to monitor to mouse will be encased in wood.

6. Asus Bamboo Laptop

Asus Bamboo Laptop
Asus Bamboo LaptopThe Unique Asus Bamboo Laptop

This trendy notebook by Asus has been made using bamboo that gives it an eco friendly existence. Asus Bamboo Laptop will befriend nature and will not deteriorate the environment further. The good-looking computing device is pretty flexible and resistant, thanks to the usage of bamboo. The laptop has fetched heavy inspiration from the nature and will woo people in no time.

7. GX-620

GX-620MSI shows off bevy of new laptops at CeBIT

GX-620 comes in a wooden finish that makes it look very classy. It has a 15.4 inch screen that makes using it all the more fun. The laptop by MSI looks elegant and the use of wood makes it all the more appealing. The laptop will blend perfectly with a contemporary set-up and will be worth flaunting.

8. Suissa Computers

Suissa Computers
Suissa ComputersSuissa Computers: Powerful, Beautiful and (sort of) Green

Howard Suissa, an Ontario-based designer, has designed a computer made from castoff wood. Suissa Computers can be easily upgraded with new technology and unlike others it can be preserved forever. It has a unique appearance that will perfectly blend with most of the interiors and won't be anything like plastic boxes we presently own.

9. Vers Wood Case for iPad

Vers Wood Case for iPad
Vers Wood Case for iPadVers made a Wood Case for iPad

Get ready to drape your laptop in style with the Vers Wood Case. It has been specially made for iPad and has been handcrafted from hardwood and bamboo. The case has a lining that is scratch resistant and won't harm your most loved gadget. The design consists of a top loading slipcase that has openings for a 30 pin connector and volume controls. You can also use the stand for a vertical display and highlight the experience of using an iPad. So, protect the trendiest gadget available on the face of this earth in a graceful manner.

10. Substrata Wooden iPad

Substrata Wooden iPad
Substrata Wooden iPadSubstrata Wooden iPad Case

Substrata Wooden iPad Box sure looks exclusive. It features a wooden flip style cover along with a sliding latch and a magnetic catch. It will keep your iPad from slipping out of the case hence protect it from potential damage. The wooden box looks great and will be able to match up with the aura of an iPad.