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Blended material by Tom van Soest Second life for old construction material. His blender grinds glass, bricks, concrete and even entire sinks into powder. By baking the powders in a specific mix at a high temperature, new stone-like materials are created with which you can build again: Blended Materials. Van Soest conducted many experiments to find the right mixture, shape and heating process. 'Trial bakes' show an enormous variety in color and texture.
Using a new material called Demodé and wasted textile from factories in Santiago, Chile, Bernardita Marambio B. / Pecas created this stool called Fase #3.
Berlin designer Jannis Hülsen upholstered this stool by using bacteria to grow a cellulose skin over its surface. Called Xylinum after the bacterium used to create it, the furniture is immersed in a tank while the bacteria consumes sugar and builds a cellulose fibre structure. Once finished it can be dried out to form a material that's 100% biodegradable www.jannishuelsen...
By Bleu Nature, a craft-based business located near Lille, in Northern France. Their principal material is driftwood, but they also use hemp, pebbles, stones and flat rocks, raw linen, boiled wool, leather, skins, teak, slate and petrified wood www.bleunature.co...
'Keil' stool by Swiss designer Daniel Heer. KEIL stands for wedge. The principle behind the “wedge” concept is an artisan’s method to join components by locking them together. Wood and leather are combined without glue or nails to create a stool, daybed and table www.danielheer.com/