Emily Reese and Alex English are the creative duo behind Rust44. Their company is dedicated to taking the used and often mundane, and converting these items into functional works of art.
Reese describes Rust44’s focus as providing the community with “repurposed found objects that are customized to create new things.” Her fondness for her work is evident in the details. Rust44 offers housewares of a uniquely binary nature, combining both industrial and artistic elements to create a rustically whimsical aesthetic in their products.
“Art and function,” Reese calls it.
Reese is a painter by profession, with a background in…