Jun 26, 2009

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records.

Even today vinyl records have a special place for those who like music. But with time they can get scratches and can also brake, then there isn't much one can do about it unless you are creative. Reshaping of vinyl is possibly one of the most amusing things, and creative designers have come up with lots of inventive ways to use these old vinyl records.

Sound Wave:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 1Artist Jean Shin created this sculpture "Sound Wave" out of vinyl records. It was created to show "the inevitable waves of technology that render each successive generation of recordable media obsolete."

Vinyl Sculpture:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 2Brittany Harwood, a 15 years old girl created this sculpture for a scholarship program and its made from vinyl records.

Vinyl Record Clock:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 3Make a Dali-esque wall clock using a vinyl record. Link.

Vinyl Record Jewelry:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 4Jewelry designer Tania Hennessy cuts vinyl records into fantastic shapes, with a strong focus on making the 2D appear 3D.

Record Bowls:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 5Designer Jeff Davis uses the unwanted records and creates them into functional objects: like these bowls. These are made from 12" vinyl records, can hold dry goods and still feature the original labels.

Vinyl Fruit Bowls:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 6These are hand-made; each one uses a different record; thus each is unique.

Earrings:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 7Designer Millie Hilgert creates these amazing looking earrings using old vinyl records.

Record Art:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 8Record Tote Bag:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 9Each bag is one of a kind and is a limited edition. "Each bag is original, no 2 bags are identical! This bag is crafted with red canvas, 2 recycled records with red labels, a black web strap and a black & white polk-a-dot interior fabric which matches the outside elements!"

Record Purse:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 10"Each side of the purse is Side One of a different album. I printed out the labels on colored heavy weight printer paper, and used double-sided paper adhesive to attach them over the existing labels on the records."

Vinyl Record Earrings:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 10Here are the tutorials: link.

Record Book:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 11Journal made from old vinyl record.

Vinyl Flying V Guitar Brooch:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 12Vinyl 7 Inch Wall Clock with Custom Hands:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 13Book by Kate Black:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 14It's made from used 7" vinyl records.

Record Silhouettes:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 15Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 16Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 17Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 18Carlos Aires cut vinyl record silhouettes.

Bowl:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 19If you are interested in making a record into a bowl, here is the link.

Candle Holder:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 20And here is how to make one: link.

Vinyl Record Sculptures:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 21This is created by artist Modou Dieng, and here are many more from him. Link.

Music To My Feet:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 22Vinyl Baby:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 23These are the creation of Steven Deo. "Steven Deo constructs his unique sculptures to represent his own commentary on history and human sociology."

Art on Vinyl Records:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 24Wall Sculpture:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 25Created by Michelle Stitzlen.

Sculptures:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 26Audio-based installation by Los Angeles artist Eamon Ore-Giron.

Record Lampshade:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 27Here is how to make one: link.

Phenakistascope:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 28"It's the first kinetic sculpture edition created by the acclaimed South African artist William Kentridge.

Walk That Vinyl:

Creative and Cool Ways To Reuse Old Vinyl Records (50) 29"These record players by artist Jeroen Diepenmaat change pitch depending on how fast you walk."

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