nupur goenka at asia now
 
nupur goenka at asia now nupur goenka at asia now
jul 20, 2010

nupur goenka at asia now

indian designer and entrepreneur nupur goenka of ‘let’s‘ exhibited her ‘flexie’ series in designboom’s asia now exhibition at dwell on design in los angeles.

‘flexie’ tote and laptop sleeve by nupur goenka of ‘let’s’ image © designboom

‘flexie’ is a collection of upcycled tote bags and laptop sleeves made from old advertising billboards found throughout india. every item is handmade by goenka and 15 local artisans. each canvas yields approximately 20 one-of-a-kind bags and sleeves.

get your ‘flexie’ tote bag at the designboom shop.

laptop case front image © designboom

laptop case back image © designboom

billboard in india image © rochna poddar

billboard detail

laptop sleeve constructed from the billboard fabric shown above

laptop sleeve, back

discarded billboards before upcycling image © rochna poddar

image © rochna poddar

image © rochna poddar

image © rochna poddar

there are 450,000 billboard locations across india image courtesy of bollywood food club

exhibition panel featuring a series of images from india’s contemporary design, art, and architecture scene.image © designboom with some photography by rochna poddar

panel detail

  • I had read about her work. Nice to see it on this spot.Great way of using old and creating new!!

    Jagjit says:
  • Nothing new about this, but still is good to see that people are getting more and more concerned with possibilities to re-use materials.
    The vivid colors used in the majority of the billbords result in very interesting products!

    oribeiro says:

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