Designer and Torontonian Luciano Lorenzotti gives a quick walk through some great examples of re-purposing done right, taken from Umbra's limited-run U+ collection. Scouring Canadian thrift stores, the designers take mismatched glasses, busted stuffed animals and old casette tapes, and turn them into pieces of functional art you not only want to buy, but can buy: everything described here is shortly to be available through Umbra's website and select retailers.
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