Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Painted works on trash collected in parks, three-story installations, a fundraiser for families of the Atlanta hate crime victims and more

#DesignForATL Instagram Fundraiser for Families of Atlanta Victims To support the families of the Atlanta hate crime victims, through the non-profit Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta (which is offering direct financial assistance), @DesignForATL is an Instagram-based fundraising program initiated and organized by three AAPI-founded and -led businesses in the design sector: Hello Human and Tantuvi, with the support of Ladies & Gentlemen Studio. More than …

Park Ranger Paints on Recovered Rubbish

Artist and Park Ranger Mariah Reading has made a habit out of repurposing trash she finds in areas she patrols. Using these found objects as a canvas, she’s depicted the setting sun, wildflowers, stone-covered shores, swimming sea lions, mountain ranges and more. She’s turned these into an Instagram post series called #LandscapesNotLandfills, which surprises with each entry. Details from nature follow the indents of a …

A “Garbage Watch” Made From Electronic Waste

“Most of the 50 million tons of electronic waste that’s generated every year is treated like garbage even though it isn’t,” the team at outerwear and accessories company Vollebak writes in a post announcing their new “Garbage Watch,” made in collaboration with Wallpaper* magazine’s Re-Made project. The timepiece comprises parts of salvaged keyboards, microchips, TVs and more—reincarnated as watch components. With pop-art appeal, the “Garbage …