John T Unger > Press Clips


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Cover art. Erbani, Francesco. Pompei, Italia. Milan: Feltrinelli, 2015. Print.

Weber, Cheryl. "Outdoor Products." Custom Home Winter 2013: 52. Print.

Stuart, Ryan. "Where There's Fire." Cottage Life Summer 2015: 78-84. Print.

Recio, Belinda. "Playing with Fire— Artist John T. Unger's Beautiful and Functional Firebowls." Organic Spa Magazine May-June 2015: 44-45. Print.

"Castles." Epic. 30 Oct. 2013. Television.

Whitman, Kari. "Green Spaces." Ocean Home June-July 2013: 89. Print.

 "The Round Square Deck." Decked Out. HGTV. 6 May 2013. Television.

Rispin, Phillipa. "Inspired by California." Montreal Home Autumn 2012: 2-17. Print.

Brown, Sara. "Fire Starter." Timber Home Living Dec. 2012: 17. Print.

"Outdoor Living." Garden Center Magazine Aug. 2012: 48. Print.

"Cooperative Effort Brings Outdoor Sculptures to Charlevoix." Petoskey News 27 July 2012: n. pag. Print.

"Surf's Up with the Greens. HMYGD-207H" My Yard Goes Disney. HGTV. 8 July 2012. Television.

"John T. Unger Debuts FlatPack Architectural Fire Feature." Casual Living 3 July 2012: n. pag. Print.

MacLeod, Hugh. Freedom Is Blogging in Your Underwear. New York: Portfolio, 2012. Print.

Guillebeau, Chris. The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future. Crown Pub, 2012. Print.

"South African Cave DMCV-905H." Man Caves. DIY. 23 March 2012. Television.

"Get Out! The Backyard Can Be Quite Luxurious." Broward Design, Boca Design, Gold Coast, Fort Lauderdale Magazine, Boca Life Feb. 2012: 26. Print and digital. Miami Design, Palm Beacher. Digital only.

Kleon, Austin. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative. New York: Workman Pub., 2012. Print.

"Perfect for the Patio." Garden Center Magazine Feb. 2012: 46. Print.

Crews, Nichole. "New Flames." Casual Living Feb. 2012: 14. Print.

"Beer Garden Cave DMCV-907H." Man Caves. DIY. 10 Feb. 2012. Television.

Suqi, Rima. "Warding Off Winter." The New York Times 29 Dec. 2011: D1-D7. Print.

Barton, Ryan. Smart Marketing. Los Angeles: Rhizome, 2011. Print.

Fields, Jonathan. Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance . New York: Portfolio/Penguin, 2011. Print.

"Art Sea Street Fair in Lincoln City Focuses on Recycled Art." Hipfish [Astoria, OR] 11 June 2011: 20. Print.

"Bottle Caps, Prints and Princesses." Oregon Coast TODAY 10 June 2011: 6. Print.

"Artist Uses Recycled Objects for Artwork." News-Times [Newport, OR] 10 June 2011: B2. Print.

"Firing up the 'Art Sea'ne." The News Guard [Lincoln City, OR] 8 June 2011: Front Cover, B1. Print.

Cover and "New Products." Water Garden News June 2011: 30. Print.

"A Hot Mess." Desperate Landscapes. DIY Network. 1 June 2011. Television.

"Grovewood Gallery: 4th Annual Sculpture for the Garden." The Laurel of Ashville 1 June 2011. Print.

Wright, Richard. "Bowls of Fire." Hearth & Home May 2011: 88. Web.

"Outdoor Products." Hospitality Design May-June 2011: 82. Print.

"Asian Modern." House Crashers. DIY Network. 2 Mar. 2011. Television.

MacLeod, Hugh. Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination . New York: Portfolio/Penguin, 2011. Print.

Rudd, Laurie. "The Changing Face of Fire." Casual Living Feb. 2011: 14+. Web.

Masters, Amanda. "Living With the Elements." Santa Barbara Magazine Jan. 2011.

Powell, Anne-Marie. "Primal Heat." Financial Times 24 Sept. 2010. Print.

"In The Papers 8/15/10." In The Papers. Time Warner Cable. NY1 News, New York City, NY, 15 Aug. 2010. Television.

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Costantini, Fabrizio. "Suddenly, the World Is Their Market." Ed. Phyllis Korkki. The New York Times 15 Aug. 2010. Print.

Hash, Robert. Modern Day Serf. LuLu, 2010. Print.

Kessler, Jeffray N. "Chalice of Fire." Northern Express 3 May 2010: 10-11. Print.

Aspey, Brad. "John T. Unger's Firebowls." Interlochen Public Radio Arts and Culture Feature. WIAA, Interlochen, MI, 19 Feb. 2010. Radio.

"Artist Being Sued by Manufacturer." Jordan River Arts Council 21 (Jan. 2010): 9. Print.

Nelson, Christopher. "Scouting Report: Creative Spark." Charleston Magazine Jan. 2010. Print.

Tsouvalas, Dean. "Eco-Friendly Gifts." Exec Digital Magazine. White Digital Media Ltd/Inc, Dec. 2009. Web.

Drahos, Marta H. "Artist in Copyright Tug-of-War." Traverse City Record Eagle 13 Nov. 2009, Arts & Entertainment sec.: 1C-2C. Print.

Auction Catalog: Fall Masterpiece Auction, Presenting the Lynne Ingram Collection. Buford, GA: Slotin Folk Art Auction, 2009. Print.

McNatt, Cindy. "Midweek Home and Garden Update: Fire Pit by John T. Unger Doubles as a Focal Point." OC Register [Santa Ana, CA] 14 Oct. 2009. Print.

Gilbert, Colin, Dylan Gilbert, Eliabeth T. Gilbert, Gabriel Guzman, Rebecca J. Razo, Sharon Robinson, Amy Runyen, and David Schmidt. The Daily Book of Art: 365 readings that teach, inspire & entertain. Walter Foster, 2009. Print.

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John T. Unger If my job as an artist is to fill the world with "more things," I feel it is equally important that I reclaim materials from the waste stream to make space for my work. — John T. Unger

I believe creative re-use has the potential to spark new ways of looking at the world… if one thing can be turned into another, what else can we change? Successful recycled art encourages creativity in others— it's alchemical, magical, subversive, and transformative by nature. Read On


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