Recycled teapot lampPhoto: Gilles EichenbaumThose old rusty colanders, kettles, pots, and pans of yours have hidden talents. That’s according to Parisian craftsman, artist and bricoleur extraordinaire Garbage, a.k.a. Gilles Eichenbaum, who refurbishes old, seemingly mismatched objects like kitchenware, scales, and toasters into fantastic lamps.

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