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Innovative Design for Upcycling Waste Materials--Take campus cultural and creative souvenirs design as a sample

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DOI: 10.23977/jfar.2021.010304 | Downloads: 11 | Views: 456




1 Guangzhou Huashang College, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 511300, China

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In the contemporary era of rich material life, people are paying more and more attention to cultural and creative products in order to improve their own quality of life and meet spiritual and cultural needs. Campus cultural and creative products are no exception. This article focuses on the domestic campus cultural and creative products, combined with the green and environmentally friendly Upcycle design concept. Firstly, it analyzes the innovative design problems of waste material recycling in the campus, and the advantages of the Upcycle design concept applied to campus cultural and creative products. Secondly, it elaborates the relationship between the Upcycle design (recycling creative design) and cultural creation design, and the value evaluation of circular redesign, then the deepening method of circular redesign. With the design cases of campus cultural and creative souvenirs, it goes further explore of a creative approach to integrate circular redesign and campus cultural and creative souvenirs. Upcycle design can not only improve the quality of life, but also integrate spiritual culture into the innovative design of waste materials. More importantly, the integration of Upcycle design and campus cultural and creative souvenirs has brought active explore and practice of environmental protection and green production. It aims to enhance the public's awareness of green environmental protection, and encourage college students and other ordinary users to participate in Upcycle design.


Upcycle design, Circular redesign, Campus cultural and creative souvenirs, Recycling waste materials


LEE DUKSOON, Innovative Design for Upcycling Waste Materials--Take campus cultural and creative souvenirs design as a sample. Journal of Frontiers in Art Research (2021) 1: 12-18. DOI:


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