Have just been to see an exhibition at Washington Arts Centre, Tyne and Wear called "Make Do and Mend; innovate-renovate-rejuvenate" Showing creative adaptations of existing objects for our times , it was mostly 3D recycling design or refashioned furniture. You can see an image and find out more at thttp://www.artscentrewashington.co.uk/production-details.aspx?id=80
I had missed the call for artists otherwise I might have submitted this armchair which I made for Delight in Design, a Designed and Made ( www.designedandmade.co.uk)exhibition a few years ago.
I picked up the chair for £15 in a junk shop
and transformed it in to this