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08 . Jan . 2019
Designers

Curated by experimentadesign, MATERIA débuts 14 projects by 12 designers.

08 . Jan . 2019
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Keiji Takeuchi  Born in Fukuoka, Japan 1977. At age of 15, Keiji Takeuchi moved to New Zealand where he spent his youth. In 1999, while studying at an art school in New Zealand, he moved to Paris for a scholarship study at ENSCI / Les Ateliers. In 2003, he returned to Japan and since 2005, he has been a member and a de…

08 . Jan . 2019
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Daniel Caramelo Industrial designer Daniel Caramelo graduated from the Lisbon Faculty of Fine Arts in 2002, after which he spent 3 years in Barcelona, working with, among others, azuamoliné. Upon his return, he started his studio with Bárbara Fachada under the brand name Linhabranca. A founding member of Diverge Design…

08 . Jan . 2019
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Filipe Larcão Industrial designer Filipe Alarcão trained at the Lisbon Faculty of Fine Arts and Domus Academy in Milan, where he remained after completing his Master's degree, working with Michele De Lucchi (95-97). Working from his Lisbon-based studio, he develops his own projects in furniture, urban equipment, lighti…

08 . Jan . 2019
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Miguel Vieira Batista Since 2000, Miguel Vieira Baptista, trained at IADE Lisbon and the Glasgow School of Art, has combined his main activity as a product designer with a host of projects in exhibition and interior design commissioned by experimentadesign and the Lisbon Fashion Week, among others. He has also curated…

08 . Jan . 2019
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Inga Sempé Parisian-born Inga Sempé graduated from ENSCI-Les Ateliers (École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle, Paris) in 1993. Since then, she has built up an impressive and diversified portfolio of projects ranging from furniture and lighting to small objects and fabrics. A scholarship holder at the Villa…

08 . Jan . 2019
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James Irvine Born in London, James Irvine graduated in 1984 from the Royal College of Art, London. In the same year he moved to Milan. From 1984 to 1992, he was a design consultant for Olivetti design studio Milan, under the direction of Michele De Lucchi and Ettore Sottsass. In 1987 he worked for one year at the Toshi…

08 . Jan . 2019
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James Irvine Born in London, James Irvine graduated in 1984 from the Royal College of Art, London. In the same year he moved to Milan. From 1984 to 1992, he was a design consultant for Olivetti design studio Milan, under the direction of Michele De Lucchi and Ettore Sottsass. In 1987 he worked for one year at the Toshi…

08 . Jan . 2019
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Nendo Giving people a small “ ! “ moment, capturing the hidden potential for “!” in the everyday. This is the “wow” factor, the element of surprise, humour and novelty that, according to nendo, makes our lives more interesting. The mission of this design collective is to reintroduce it in the shape of objects and devic…

08 . Jan . 2019
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Fernando Brízio Fernando Brízio graduated in Product Design (1996) from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Lisbon, where he lives and works. He has developed products for industry and small-scale handmade production, along with exhibitions, sets, interior and public spaces for companies and organizations such as Droog, Schréd…

08 . Jan . 2019
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Marco Sousa Santos With a career that spans three decades, Marco Sousa Santos is a Product Design graduate from the Lisbon Faculty of Fine Arts. A founding member of breakthrough Portuguese studio Protodesign (99/01) and cultural platform experimentadesign (98), he founded his own studio in 2002, working with the likes…

08 . Jan . 2019
Designer

Nendo Giving people a small “!“ moment, capturing the hidden potential for “!” in the everyday. This is the “wow” factor, the element of surprise, humor and novelty that, according to nendo, makes our lives more interesting. The mission of this design collective is to reintroduce it in the shape of objects and devices…

08 . Jan . 2019
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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…

08 . Jan . 2019
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Fernando Brízido Fernando Brízio graduated in Product Design (1996) from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Lisbon, where he lives and works. He has developed products for industry and small-scale handmade production, along with exhibitions, sets, interior and public spaces for companies and organizations such as Droog, Schré…

08 . Jan . 2019
BIG-GAME

BIG-GAME BIG-GAME is a design studio founded in 2004 by Grégoire Jeanmonod (CH), Elric Petit (BE) and Augustin Scott de Martinville (FR). Currently based in Lausanne, BIG-GAME develops furniture, lighting and objects for companies such as Karimoku, Moustache or Galerie Kreo. The trio, who like the terms “descriptive ge…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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About Tiago Sá da Costa

Tiago Sá da Costa is a Portuguese product designer and his Studio TSC is currently based in Den Bosch, the Netherlands.  At Studio TSC, Tiago's work is focused on ecological design, with cork as a core research matter. Much of Tiago's work has been exploring the functional uses and physical and aesthetic boundaries of…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
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Amorim has been encouraging designers to envision and explore another world.

Harvested every nine years, without any tree being felled during the process, cork gives rise to an endless array of products, from the traditional to the most innovative and unexpected.

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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Curated by experimentadesign, this collection produced by Amorim Cork Composites now includes 24 items designed by 12 national and internati…

TIPSY is the latest item to be included in Amorim Cork Composites MATERIA collection - a set of new cork products that can be seamlessly and functionally integrated into our everyday lives.

Case Studies 14 . Nov . 2018
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The Brazilian designer duo has created a group of pieces of furniture that explores the beauty, versatility and sustainability of cork.

Called Sobreiro (cork oak), it is the first line of cork furniture created by the renowned Campana brothers. Made up of an armchair and three cabinets, the collection marked the participation of the Brazilian designers in the 2018 edition of Experimenta Portugal, an initiative of the Consulate General of Portugal in Sa…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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"The reception of the Beller collection has exceeded all my expectations."

"We have already won two major awards in the US, and the feedback from architects, traders, and designers has been great."

08 . Jan . 2019
Our Collection

Curated by experimentadesign, MATERIA débuts 14 projects by 12 designers.

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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Campana Brothers present their first collection of cork furniture

Sobreiro is the new collection from the Brazilian designers, developed in partnership with Corticeira Amorim, Época and the European Capital of Furniture.

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork under the spotlight of Stockholm Furniture Fair

The material library was the main stage for cork´s presentation, where designers and architects had the opportunity to be introduced to the science of nature.

News 17 . Apr . 2018
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New cork objects designed by Gisela Simas are presented during Milan Design Week

Rio + Design Milan 2018 is the name of the exhibition which, during Milan Furniture Salon (Salone Internazionale del Mobile), will present a major exhibition of works by over 60 Brazilian designers, as part of the event, Be Brasil.

News 12 . Dec . 2017
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Interview with Cédric Etienne and Klas Dalquist, Studio Corkinho

Studio Corkinho is an Antwerp-based design studio, run by two young designers - Cedric Etienne and Klas Dalquist – whose company motto is “It's cork, but not as you know it.”

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Since its origins many centuries ago, cork has been associated with the manufacture of cups and other receptacles. Nowadays, developers and…

Original and durable, enjoy the aesthetics and versatility of different cork products for the home and kitchen. You can use them simply as decorative objects or explore the more practical and useful side of our different products. By your side as you cook or enjoy a meal with family or friends, our products can bring…

News 12 . Dec . 2017
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Cork acoustic panels in Singapore

Interview with Gabriel Tan, designer.

Case Studies 12 . Mar . 2019
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Manufactured in aluminium with a lacquered finish, the Rion chair, which served as a starting point for this project, is a creation of the designers Andrea Radice e Folco Orlandini for Fast, a furniture brand. Marta Sande Castro worked with the white version, but the model is available in eight colours.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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Jasper Morrison, British product designer

Cork is a material which is certainly worthy of attention in design. Its appeal lies in the combination of its old-world appeal and new-world technical capabilities.

25 . Jul . 2017
Cork, the art of nature. Design, the elegance of function. Its combination unleashed creativity in the furnishing industry, resulting in a s…

We are part of an evolution path where new processes and technologies are constantly being developed. Sensorial and functional attributes frame cork as a highly competitive material and thus a premium material of choice for designers and engineers from the furnishing industry.

Blog 09 . Aug . 2019
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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.

08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods

Designer, functional products, made from cork, for everyday use.

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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Mega cork installation in the inauguration of the Natural History Museum in Tel Aviv

"Blocks" is the name of the mega installation by the designer Rona Meyuchas-Koblenz.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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Main Goal

The main goal of MATERIA is to raise the profile of the cork and conquer new territories and new audiences. The perfect cocktail for success is created by combining the inspiration of various designers - through a collection where the cork is the main feature (albeit combined with other materials) - with its multifacet…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork is a 100% natural and recyclable raw material that inspires designers creativity. The industrial processes? These are very developed and in continuous research. Cork can enter the industry in processes such as: 3D Molding, CNC machining, Lamination with different materials, Compression molding, and Board on frame.…

Case Studies 28 . Sep . 2018
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Submaterial

Founded in 2006, the US studio Submaterial is dedicated to the development of wall coverings and panels designed to reduce indoor acoustic impact. Manufactured from sustainable raw materials, such as wool felt and cork, their wall coverings are highly valued by architects and interior designers and have already won a n…

Case Studies 29 . Nov . 2018
Case Studies
About Gisela Simas

Gisela Simas belongs to a new generation of Brazilian designers. She lives in London, where she studied Industrial and Product Design at Central Saint Martins and founded the Original Practical Design Limited (OPD) studio. Her work is characterised by timeless aesthetics, functionality and purity of lines, not conceivi…

About Us 25 . Jul . 2017
About Us
It is at the forefront of industry, technology and sustainability

Its signature is on the most unlikely everyday objects, Olympic sports equipment, organic solvents, high profile global works, state-of-the-art road and railway projects, spacecraft... Within the panorama of contemporary creation, it challenges designers, scientists, and architects to explore the endless potential of c…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Solution

Cork surfboards with Amorim Cork Composites' Corecork technology, relatively thin, strong face sheets bonded to thicker, lightweight core materials. These boards were the result of a joint work from dozens of designers, researchers, aerodynamics and materials development experts and the professional surfer Garrett McNa…

14 . Sep . 2017
We are a material supplier that understands material properties and how they contribute to system performance.

Excellent performance is not only determined by the infill material or the type of grass but also by your choice of shock pad.However, excellent performance means different things for different stakeholders, such as: athletes, installers, turf manufacturers, designers or regulatory entities.Our main objective, as a mat…

08 . Jan . 2019
A different insight into cork

MATERIA is a collection of everyday objects produced in cork. Each piece combines the unique personality and properties of cork with a contemporary look from 12 different national and international studios and designers. Reusable and biodegradable, cork is one of the most versatile and sustainable raw materials in the…

News 18 . Sep . 2018
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New cork objects designed by Gisela Simas

Congonhas lamp and Dora coffee table mark the beginning of a partnership between the studio Original Practical Design Limited (OPD) and Corticeira Amorim, which supported the designer in development of these new cork-based items.

25 . Jul . 2017
Whether it is a cork stopper, a pair of designer shoes, a piece of furniture, even the tiniest bit of cork in your house is a reminder of th…

Cork oak forests occupy an estimated area of over 5.4 million acres in the West Mediterranean basin.Like the Mediterranean diet, sunshine and great wine, cork oak forests are an icon of the Mediterranean way of life. Around 90% of the area of distribution of the species is found in Portugal, Spain, Morocco, and Algeria…

News 09 . Mar . 2018
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The idea of using this innovative solution, combining cork and concrete, in the Lisbon Cruise Terminal was developed in the framework of the…

The Metamorphosis project resulted from an invitation made by Experimentadesign to several architects and designers to think about new ways of using cork. Architects were asked to use cork in construction solutions, if possible. This challenge came at the same time that I was developing a project for the Cruise Termina…

08 . Jan . 2019
Experimentadesign

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…

Blog 09 . Aug . 2019
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Because every choice counts, we've put together three tips for more sustainable interior design. These may be small steps, but they impact both your quality of life and the planet. Take note. 1. Give preference to natural lighting Make the most of daylight. Even if the size of your home’s windows or its exposure to th…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Knoll – the world-leading North American manufacturer of modern furniture for the home and office – has rediscovered cork as a raw material…

Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland designed the Porto and Lisbon cork tiles included in the Beller Collection from Spinneybeck, which chose Amorim Cork Composites to produce these decorative modules that guarantee thermal and acoustic insulation performance. The collection won the #MetropolisLikes prize in NeoCon…

09 . Oct . 2018
We’re innovating in the global footwear industry with attractive, comfortable and natural materials.

Cork is a natural, comfortable, lightweight and attractive material. It gives a touch of distinction and originality to the items into which it is incorporated, since it is a natural product. Footcork has its own digital fingerprint, which makes each pair of shoes unique. Cork skin can, for example, be used with its na…

31 . Jul . 2017
Luxury vinyl tile flooring

It is an increasingly popular product and yet it does not have an established definition.  We hear LVT, LVP, and LVS among other acronyms. The acronym LVT is the most popular of the terms and used to identify “luxury vinyl tile flooring.” As luxury vinyl tile flooring came into popularity, flooring manufacturers and de…

25 . Jul . 2017
Privacy Policy

Amorim Cork Composites, S.A. Commitment The protection of privacy and personal data is a fundamental commitment of Amorim Cork Composites, S.A. to the customers ("Customers") of its products and services. Amorim Cork Composites, S.A. (Corticeira Amorim), S.A. advises you to read this Privacy Policy and its updates.  …

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