Tag: "cork"

Corkigami, a seat made entirely out of cork

Cork is sustainable, natural, lightweight, quite strong, flexible, warm… All these attributes make cork a unique material. Corkigami aims to take these properties to the limit, and also refers to the process of making 3D objects from 2D materials. They choose cork as sheet material to make this shell construction simply using this technique.

Bug Collection by Rui Pereira & Ryusuke Fukusada

Bug collection aims to create a deeper connection between the bathroom area and the rest of the house by revisiting furniture typologies.

Short Circuit by Gaspard Tiné-Berès

Cheap household appliances such as kettles, coffee makers or toasters, are typical of goods that are thrown away while in perfect working order. But, even when damaged, the electrical components unlike the casing are easily fixable; therefore, landfill sites are increasingly becoming sources of viable and perfectly working complex electrical and electronic components. Moreover, these same components represent a major waste problem, due to their composite and toxic nature.

Corkutis by Poko Design

Corkutisis a cork skin that can be applied to a number of objects in order to protect them from heat, cracks, etc. It is a flexible, mouldable, waterproof and heat-insulating skin that can be applied to various objects that need protection: glass containers, bbq tongs, coffee cups, iPhones?, cars?,… Made from cork grains and natural latex, Corkutis is completely renewable and biodegradable.


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