Our approach is to utilize the materials that are readily available in every day life. There is a balance to be struck between a plan and the product out come.
Using basic materials that are unrelated to form a composite piece.
Many times the original form suggests an alternative use that triggers imagination.
Repurposing existing products is a goal. It is the addition / subtraction of features related to the original piece.
Figuring out how to use the many things at hand is a challenge. The cost of materials is certainly low.