Mannequin Art

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Mannequin Art 

One of our areas of speciality is our one of a kind mannequin art lamps and homewares. All of our pieces are made by reusing former shop mannequins which are no longer in a condition to be useful in retail.

Each and every shop mannequin is either made from fibreglass or plastic, which makes them very hard to dispose of at the end of their lifetime. This is one of the many reason we have chosen to recycle them into art pieces and eyecatching homewares – what better way to give them a new use in life and save them from landfill?!

If you can’t see the exact style of mannequin lamp in our shop that you are looking for, get in touch and we can create your perfect piece. Male or female, even down to your body shape and build of choice! Fancy something a bit more horror style? More gore? Prefer a Greco Roman bronze style? We can cater for all tastes and home aesthetics.

We are very fortunate to be located close to the famous ‘Mannakin‘ mannequin graveyard. Seeing the graveyard really is believing. This is where all those glamourous shop mannequins go to die when they’re no longer wanted. The mountain alone is a sight to behold!

Mannakin work closely with the fashion, art and media industries. Their aim is to encourage retailers to reuse and renovate existing fibreglass mannequin stock instead of disposing – a notoriously difficult endeavour given the fact that it isn’t recyclable. The alternative to this is to simply crush an them and dump them into landfill. In 2012 alone, Mannakin received over 20,000 mannequins for recycling over a six month period. These were diverted from going to landfill by the organisation embarking upon a large scale reuse / upcycle programme.

We are very fortunate to be able to work closely with the organisation, turning as many of these abandoned pieces into functional art, both for private homes and retail / hospitality establishments.

We are currently working on an exhibition entitled #hashtagpricetag, which will be launched in 2021. Keep an eye on the website for details.