Art from Recycled Materials: 25 Creative Examples


If you have seen our previous post about designs and ideas for recycled arts and crafts, you surely noticed the synergy of art and imagination packed in that set of art from recycled materials – a proof that a creative mind will transform any trash or salvaged material into something different which will amaze the people.

Using discarded materials to produce unique products like furniture is a way of showing innovation. Using recycling magazines, metal scraps, old cassettes, plastic toys, clothes, broken jewellery, spare parts, and other found objects could be the best ingredients to show your talent when it comes to creating products made from junks.

Here’s a collection of recycled arts showing some of the most creative examples of it. This set of art from recycled materials will surely inspire you. These examples are some of the most notable works in the industry as it is featured on several websites & blogs, museums, prestigious award-giving bodies and more from all over the world.
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Recycled Optimus Prime

Recycled Optimus Prime
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Recycled Bumblebee

Recycled Bumblebee
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Big Ant

Big Ant
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Indian On Horse

Indian On Horse
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Metal Rhino

Metal Rhino
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Angel

Angel
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Solex

Solex
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Soda Can Dragon

Soda Can Dragon
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Wild Boar

Wild Boar
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Rhino

Rhino
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Ram

Ram
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Lion

Lion
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Art from Recycled Materials: Alien

Art from Recycled Materials: Alien
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Sea Turtle Searches Deep Data

Sea Turtle Searches Deep Data
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Data Spider’s Kingdom

Data Spider’s Kingdom
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Data Transfer

Data Transfer
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Recycled Wall-E

Recycled Wall-E
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The Rabbit

The Rabbit
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The Dog

The Dog
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Sea Dragon

Sea Dragon
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Corner Forest

Corner Forest
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Rain Forest

Rain Forest
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Travis

Travis
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Art from Recycled Materials: David

Art from Recycled Materials: David
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Kathy

Kathy
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Manuel Garcia is the founder and the brain behind Designrshub.com, a community that provides High Quality Design Inspirations and Resources. He’s a student from Philippines who loves to write for design community and dedicated in sharing inspirational resources. He fell in love with creative writing when he was 15.