Outsiders plush toys by Atelier Volvox
Slideshow: Zurich designers Atelier Volvox rescued these unloved plush toys and gave them a new lease of life by turning them inside out - eyes and all.
Samuel Coendet and Lea Gerber collected the toys from second-hand shops and forgotten corners of nursery schools before cutting them open to reverse the fur.
The Outsiders toys received the Recycling Design Preis 2012 in Germany last week.
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Here's a little text from the designers:
Outsiders are second-hand plush toys of various forms and sizes, who are given a new life by opening, reversing and resewing them.
Due to this procedure an old, worn plush toy becomes a "brand new" product - with a slightly different look. Despite their bizarre appearance, however, Outsiders are friendly and adorable.
Materials: plush toy; yarn
Source of materials: second hand shops, nursery
Designer: Samuel Coendet, Lea Gerber
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