Give your home personality with these funky cork objects

01/29/2012

This furniture is pretty cool looking in a very mod/Jetson sort of way. I like the designers futuristic approach to the furniture and it reminds me of the architectural movement that created such landmarks as the space lounge at the LAX airport.

The design is intended to breathe personality into a lifeless object, Contact with cork is unforgettable: its velvety texture and the feeling of warmth that it gives make it an extraordinary material, suitable for making contact with the user. The cork industry is being displaced by the plastic stopper, so cork is a material in economic retreat. This research and design project aims to find new applications for the cork industry, with an effort focused on new types of consumer goods and their manufacture, finding different industrial applications and defining designs based on cork. Read More

Via Tree Hugger

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