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09 . Aug . 2019
Creative Interiors

Whether as self-adhesive panels or rolls, cork can be applied to walls quickly and easily, turning them into decorative features.

09 . Aug . 2019
Creative ideas for decorating with cork

Cork provides colour, texture and a natural and organic look to your surroundings. Find out how to use it for decorating your home or office.

09 . Aug . 2019
08 . Jan . 2020
Metamorphosis: new products and creative applications of cork

The alliance between Jasper Morrison and Corticeira Amorim arose in 2013, by means of the Metamorphosis project, which was designed to expand the boundaries of cork, a material that is rooted in Portugal. Amorim and experimentadesign, who was responsible for the curation of the project, invited a dozen renowned Portugu…

05 . Dec . 2022
Can you tell us about the creative process behind your project, “Vertical Grounds”?

"Vertical Grounds" is an ongoing design and research project that attempts to push the limits of cork fabrication while searching for ecological alternatives to conventional greenwall (vertical garden) systems. After building and researching several greenwalls, I realised that there are two primary problems that need t…

04 . Dec . 2019
Creative ideas with cork

Go4cork mouse and desk pads, planners and memo boards can also be complemented with other cork items and pieces you’ve made yourself. Go4cork cork trays, for example, are very useful for organizing small objects and keeping your desk tidy. Coasters, on the other hand, protect surfaces and prevent spilled drinks.Also, t…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
Presented for the first time in Venice Design, held in the context of La Biennale di Venezia 2017, the Curcubita lamps enabled the designer…

The designer Tiago Sá da Costa was inspired by the appearance, sustainability, flexibility, and versatility of cork to create Curcubita. Presented for the first time in Venice Design, held between May 13 and November 26, in the context of La Biennale di Venezia 2017, the Curcubita lamps enabled the designer to discover…

25 . Jul . 2017
25 . Jul . 2017
Creative cork tiles featured at the Knoll showroom

The Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland conceived the Oporto and Lisbon cork tiles giving rise to Spinneybeck's Beller Collection by Knoll.Spinneybeck chose Amorim Cork Composites to bring to reality these decorative modules with thermal and acoustic isolation performance.The collection was distinguished with the #…

25 . Jul . 2017
Innovation and creativity

Innovation is part of Amorim Cork Composites’ DNA and underpins the future sustainability of our business. We value creative, inspiring, action-oriented people who enjoy critical thinking.

31 . May . 2019
Innovation and creativity

Innovation is part of Amorim Cork Composites’ DNA and underpins the future sustainability of our business. We value creative, inspiring, action-oriented people who enjoy critical thinking.

09 . Aug . 2019
7 reasons to use cork in your home construction and decoration

Cork has been gaining prominence among architects, engineers and designers worldwide, who use it in increasingly creative and innovative ways. Indulge yourself, and enjoy all the benefits that this natural material has to offer.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
The project name (METAMORPHOSIS) served as the theme for the exhibition of the work developed, held at the iconic Jerónimos Monastery in Lis…

This research and design job was carried out by a group of highly regarded professionals of the design and international architecture areas, who were given full creative freedom as well as all the necessary support.

08 . Jan . 2019

As a cultural non-profit association, experimentadesign is a content generating platform geared towards the promotion of design and its role as an operating tool for positive change and mediation in contemporary society. Known for its flagship project - the EXD Biennale – experimentadesign celebrated its 10th anniversa…

07 . Apr . 2022

To this end, we combine all our knowledge and experience about cork with a highly qualified technical follow-up in the development of products for the home, office and leisure sector.  From choosing the most appropriate technologies and work processes for each project, we work closely with the customer to offer the mar…

09 . Aug . 2019
Is there anything better than the experience of getting down to work and finishing that special project that will make your home even more w…

We don’t think so. And we also believe that your space and your ideas deserve the best materials. Sustainably-produced high-quality materials with guaranteed performance that allow you to be creative and achieve a final result that’s all your own.

10 . Jul . 2018
Campana Studio

Founded in 1983 in São Paulo by the brothers Fernando (b. 1961) and Humberto (b. 1953) Campana, Campana Studio has become renowned for its design and furniture works created in an intriguing and creative manner, such as the Poltrona Favela. Today, the studio works with a wide range of projects, such as interior design,…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
The initiative got the company and researchers to work side by side, making clear both parties' willingness to collaborate on projects that…

Amorim Cork Composites (ACC) is giving increasing importance to its proximity to higher education institutions. Proof of this is the company’s total openness to the invitations sent by universities around the world that promote the exchange of knowledge and the search for new solutions involving cork. In this area, Amo…

Blog 27 . Sep . 2019
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The work is by Portuguese artist Leonor Antunes and forms part of the installation “a seam, a surface, a hinge, or a knot” that occupies two floors of that historic 17th century palace and features over 30 sculptures that blend with the space. Also in the Biennial, as part of the Dysfunctional exhibition, Nacho Carbone…

08 . Jan . 2019
Furo becomes a drawing device.

Furo is not happy being just a bowl or container for the living room or office. That job is just not fulfilling enough. Furo needs an outlet for its creative drive so it stands up on its tall legs and demands your attention. Each leg is a colored pencil so when the sharpened tips are turned outward, Furo becomes a draw…

12 . Mar . 2019
Marta Sande Castro

Marta Sande Castro is a young Portuguese designer graduated in Interior Design and Decorative Arts by the School of Decorative Arts (ESAD) in Lisbon. Adopting an ecological and sustainable design approach, she works mostly with natural and recycled raw materials. Her creative process features an in-depth study of mater…

Blog 25 . Aug . 2020
What is your dream project with cork, yet to be done?

Building a holistic STILL retreat, a kind of “thermal spa for the mind”, that could be a creative approach to illustrate how cork can be used in its purest sense. Elevating cork in a museological, hospitality project, strongly connected to its source where humans from all over the world would come to enjoy stillness to…

Blog 08 . Sep . 2021
When did you begin using cork in your works?

I first discovered cork when I was looking for new materials for furniture made for my clients. I wanted to discover a distinctive raw material that is sustainable and versatile. Cork was the answer.   My increasing use of cork in my commissioned works has made me realize the versatility of this raw material. That’s wh…

Blog 27 . Apr . 2022

The third and final objective involves training and sharing knowledge. With ACC Design Studio, we intend not only to reach those who are already in the job market, but also new generations, by drawing close to Universities and design studios, among other institutions. For this purpose we organise workshops, in which we…

02 . Dec . 2022
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ACC Design Studio is a space for innovation and creativity where cork and design unite.This creative studio is underpinned by three essential objectives. The first is to develop new concepts, in which Amorim Cork Composites collaborates with brands.The second objective is to provide monitoring and technical support for…

20 . Mar . 2023

Amorim Cork Composites and HAPE, the world’s leading producer of wooden toys, have joined forces to explore the cork toys market. This partnership has resulted in Korko - a joint venture that aims to respond to growing demand for safe, ecological and natural toys. One of Korko's toy collections - produced by Amorim Cor…

14 . Nov . 2018
Campana Studio

Founded in 1983, in Sao Paulo, by the brothers Fernando (1961) and Humberto Campana (1953), the Campana Studio became famous for its design of intriguing and creative pieces of furniture, such as the Vermelha or Favela armchairs. The work of the two designers incorporates the idea of transformation and reinvention, usi…

10 . Oct . 2018
Forest of swings

Known for their highly humorous works, the artists created a huge "forest" of swings and invited visitors to use them individually or in a group. In addition to the cork floor, which ensures soft landings, while also creating an organic and sensory environment, the swivel seats are also made of cork.   Choice of cork f…

26 . Oct . 2017
The largest cork installation presented in the United Kingdom

This is the largest-ever cork installation to be presented in the United Kingdom. The work is led by SUPERFLEX, a Danish collective that has become internationally renowned for its interests in urban spaces and the way that art can be used to question society’s authenticity. Selection of cork for the 3rd edition of the…

Blog 12 . Dec . 2017
What distinguishes cork from other natural materials? Which characteristics do you most value?

Cédric: Its texture and touch. We want to push forward the boundaries of cork and challenge its inner properties. Klas: Its lightness, not only in terms of its weight but also its subtle touch and gentle attitude…it’s as if cork was there, hidden, quiet and kind - just waiting to be shaped into something. It’s very sim…

12 . Dec . 2017
About Gabriel Tan Studio

Gabriel Tan Studio is a design practice working across the borders of craft, culture and technology. Exploring new ways to interpret luxury and break archetypes, the studio works on design, curation and creative direction for international clients, including Ariake, Design Within Reach, The Conran Shop, Ishinomaki Lab…

08 . Jan . 2019

Pedrita Pedrita is Rita João and Pedro Ferreira. Both are Design graduates from the Architecture Faculty of Lisbon's Technical University, having also studied at TU Delft (in Rita's case) and Politecnico di Milano (Pedro). They joined FABRICA in September 2002, and took charge of the 3D Design Department in 2004. Retur…

04 . Jun . 2021
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“The accelerated transition to a circular bioeconomy, based on improving the efficiency of the use of cork throughout the production process, including the remarkable 100% use of the material, is central to the future success of Corticeira Amorim”. She underlines: “Forest for Change, which will also address questions o…

Blog 19 . Aug . 2020
Texto Lasca Marco Sousa Santos

Cork has many qualities, especially when we think that no technologically produced material can offer as many and as diverse attributes. But what should be highlighted in this material that is so complete and versatile? Marco Sousa Santos has no doubts: “Its plastic and its mechanical nature. Plastic - due to its textu…

25 . Jul . 2017
body - sustainable realm

The cork oak is the only tree whose bark regenerates, acquiring a smoother texture following each harvest. To participate in the harvesting of cork is an experience of a life time, and the start of an endless journey of discovery, where one´s senses are continuously granted with nature’s symphony. Over its history, Amo…


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