Destroying Vinyl 4

flooring made of recycled vinyl albumsIncreasingly small outposts of vinyl are to be found lurking in antique centres. It’s not the same as a proper record shop, no haggling for a start, and it does feel a bit ghettoised. Even so, they do often have some nice stock as in this small stall tucked away in just such a centre in Leominster.  But what sets this little enclave apart was the unique vinyl flooring!  It was properly done too, with the discs themselves set into a screed, and the overall effect was quite groovy. I guess with a pile of records which are too scratched to have any intrinsic value it’s an option but I did still feel kind of guilty walking over it…

Three more posts in the ST33 Destroying Vinyl series!
Vinyl notebooks / Fruit bowls / Cake stands
And if people doing mad things with ‘rubbish’ is something you feel brave enough to explore further, there’s a blog –Wretched Rubbish – devoted to pointing up the whole sorry industry (which shares our concern with abusing vinyl)!

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About simon robinson

Having worked as a designer mostly in the music industry, and mainly in the reissue sector, I now concentrate on the design and publication of books about popular culture - and even write some of them.
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