We received a donation last month from the design and consulting firm Nelson. NELCO Architecture Inc. is the firm’s Philadelphia branch. They were doing an office clean-out and had a lot of fabric, stone, carpet, and glass samples for discontinued products that … Continue reading
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We get wallpaper donated from film and theater productions. Often more wallpaper is bought than needed to decorate a set. The excess would be sent to landfills if we didn’t step in to reclaim them. There are gems within our … Continue reading
Just in: 20 more sheets of homasote reclaimed from a film set! Remember homasote? We’ve featured it on the blog before, because it’s something you’ll almost always find at The Resource Exchange. Homasote is actually a brand name, but the … Continue reading
That really does look like the color of a secluded motel wall! Just one of the many gallons of reclaimed paint in our inventory waiting for a new project. Film and theatre set designers and scenic artists do an amazing … Continue reading
The set for Arden Children’s Theatre’s Cinderella before… …and after. Under the supervision of the Arden’s Technical Director Glenn Perlman, even huge sets like this one come down quickly. Much like the set of Charlotte’s Web from last season, this … Continue reading
The vintage hardcover Horizon arts magazines we have in our reclaimed books section are very popular (only two left!) And check out the amazing find spotted by a customer in the Spring 1964 issue…a “No Place for the Rabble” article on The … Continue reading
Check out these great movie film canister boxes we got in! Perfect for storage with a great vintage feel. Straps are adjustable and removable. $7 each.
We’ve got several artists making mixed-media work out of these salvaged xrays, many sizes (and body parts!) Come and get ‘em while they last! These are SOLD OUT.
Large quantity of slides for bulk use such as a curtain, wall or floor tiling, etc. Slide detail of a painting by Pierre Bonnard – one of many salvaged slides once used for projections. Can be re-purposed for collage or … Continue reading
Unique leather lacing, lovely as is, or you can use the punched out decorative pattern to weave ribbon through to create ornate, beautiful trim. $1.25 per 1 yard piece, or buy it by the pound and save!
The Resource Exchange is going to be featured on XPN’s (88.5 FM) Morning Show this week! Listen tomorrow morning (April 19th) at 7 a.m. and Friday morning (April 20th) at 9 a.m. If you’re not in the area, but still … Continue reading
Manufacturer surplus felt, great for school projects. $1/per paper lunchbag.