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This artist does amazing stuff with your everyday recycled PET plastic bottles

What were you doing in 2004? For Czech artist Veronika Richterová, born in 1964, the year represented a turning point in her artistic foray when she devoted herself to creating individualistic art pieces with the easily accessible PET bottles.

In Veronika’s hands, the easily malleable PET bottles has proven to be an excellent material for fulfilling her artistic intentions. She has been breathing new life into these recycled items for the past decade, adopting various methods of cutting, heating and assemblage to produce quirky products, from crocodiles to sofas, light fixtures to plants.

So obsessed is Veronika with PET plastic objects that she has amassed over 3,000 of them from 76 countries. In her article A Tribute to PET Bottles, you can witness how her passion come through via her extensive research on their history and applications. Do visit her gallery at veronikarichterova.com for an intoxicating journey of her amazing collection of works.

Via This Is Colossal

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