On Friday, Inhabitatots, the kid-centric spin-off of sustainable design website Inhabitat, brought to my attention a gang of charming, Wall-E-esque characters who are in need of loving, green homes. I thought I’d help spread the word.
Adoptobots, the unusual upcycled creations of Delaware-based designer Brian Marshall, are sculptures made from various found objects that would have otherwise been landfilled or sat around collecting dust.
There are various charming Adoptobots to choose from at Marshall’s Etsy-based bot orphanage; all are eagerly awaiting placement in the right home (for $75 to upwards of $300). Brassy is pictured above while Ogi, Barjan, Oston, and Woody Wheeler are pictured below. Like umm, real orphans, each Adoptobot is unique and special.
Says Marshall of his bots:
Just because these parts were no longer desired for their original purpose, they refused to believe they should die a horrible death in a big smelting pot or a landfill. So with a little help from myself, these parts were coming together with new and unusual friends to fulfill their dreams of once again bringing joys to others.”