We are a disposable society. It has become all too easy to discard something rather than look at ways to repurpose it.
There is a real gift in looking at a piece destined for the scrap heap and see if any of its parts could be salvaged to potentially function in a new way.
Once you harness that creative spirit and lateral thinking the world of upcycling opens up and it is incredible the levels you can take it.
Tim Collins of Cloud Melbourne is one such inspiring Australian industrial designer.