STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Don’t just recycle, upcycle!

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Interior Designer and HGTV star David Bromstad stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday explain the new “upcycling” trend in interior design.

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Upcycling is when an item, which otherwise would be thrown away, is repurposed in a creative way by maintaining or improving its quality.

As the first winner of HGTV Designer Star, Bromstad hosts and designs for HGTV’s Color Splash.

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For more information, visit http://bromstad.com/.