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7 Alternative Materials
Cut waste and turn it into value
Milano Design Week is a great inspiration every year! Among the many cool exhibitions, we want to point out 7 cool projects of sustainable alternatives materials (and very innovative solutions! 💡)
All the brands we included were exposed in West-Enders exhibition held at Superstudio and curated by Materially. We also recommend having a look at experimental projects shown in Isola Design District.
Now scroll down and be inspired 👇🏽
From bottle to art
📌: Studio Cassio
⚗️: plastic bottle
🔮: mosaic and street art
This floor is made of cotton and hemp spinning residues mixed with… oysters 🦪
Yes, you got that right! Mogu has designed a biomaterial to match with plant-based pigments for this insane result 🤩
⚗️: cotton and hemp scraps mixed with oyster shell pigment
🔮: flooring and acoustic panels
Chocolate-lovers, this is for you!
This Italian-Ecuadorian team of designers has developed new biodegradable, compostable and sustainable materials using agricultural waste from cocoa crops. 👩🏻🌾👨🏿🌾
⚗️: shell cocoa beans and cocoa crop waste
🔮: goods, packaging, decoration, construction, digital finishing
⚗️: fruit and vegetables peel
🔮: fashion, design
A cup of coffee
⚗️: exhausted coffee grounds
📌: Hoekmine BV
🔮: dye pigments
Orange is the new leather
⚗️: orange and cactus waste
🔮: fashion and furniture, automotive and nautic industry
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