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Film “City of Shells” finds set dec in the Random Room!

The Crew from a new local movie recently came to the re looking for some reused materials with which they could decorate their sets. The movie, City of Shells, uses shells, lampshades, and other materials that they found in our RANDOM ROOM for set dec.  Find out more about City of Shells: A surreal supernatural thriller which visually imagines a city’s changing landscape: While looking into the cause of a woman’s disappearance, a man gifted with otherworldly sight becomes aware of a powerful force that has been operating among the human world and manipulating it for its own purposes. Check out … Continue reading

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Breakaway glass in movie!

Thanks to Layla Warren for sharing her fantastic senior thesis film, “Biography” with us!  It features breakaway glass that she purchased here at The Resource Exchange earlier this year (keep an eye out for it half way through the film).  For anyone interested in Breakaway glass, we still have plenty in stock! Biography from LaylaLou Warren on Vimeo. How many chances is too many? A recovering alcoholic attempts to reconcile with his estranged daughter. It’s always fulfilling for us to provide artists in the area with the materials to make great work, and this is a wonderful example.  We look forward to … Continue reading

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Tile Projects from Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association

Check out these cool tile projects made by the youngsters at Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association‘s after school program! The tiles and pieces in the mosaics came from The Resource Exchange.   They plan on using the pieces for a mural at Carnell Elementary School, so keep your eyes peeled! Making a mosaic? A Mural? Find your mosaic pieces here first! We have all sorts of reclaimed tile, glass, and ceramic pieces that will be perfect (and green!) for your next reuse project!  

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