UP / Unique Products
About the company:
UP / Unique Products is the creative endeavor of recycling artists Mark Kirk and Heather Macfarlane. Located in New Orleans since fall 1999, UP is an environmentally friendly retail gallery providing green themed home decor, accessories and lighting to a new and ever renewing New Orleans and beyond. Every item is individually designed and handmade by the artists.
UP is committed to eco education and helping bring sustainable ideas and designs to a city in the throws of rebirth since the environmental devastation of Hurricane Katrina, as well as helping their customers create a more socially responsible environment to live and work in.
About the artists:
Heather and Mark met at the many art shows in and around New Orleans and decided to form UP/ Unique Products because they had the same interest, recycled artwork. Since then they have committed to educate, demonstrate and showcase their designs and ideas of recycled artwork made from the urban artifacts that they found while either dumpster diving and thrift shopping in the Big Easy.