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News 27 . Sep . 2019
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Cork is art at the Venice Biennale

Cork once again inspired and was chosen by artists attending the Biennale.

News 16 . Feb . 2017
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Cork becomes art in the Palais de Tokyo

The iconic Palais de Tokyo in Paris was the stage for an artistic intervention where cork emerges as the decisive element in the performative language.

News 04 . Oct . 2017
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27 . Sep . 2016
Furnishing

Cork, the art of nature. Design, the elegance of function.

08 . Jan . 2019
Tipsy - Keiji Takeuchi

Tipsy is balance and art, like the work of a dancer, with a touch of irony.

News 01 . Jun . 2017
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Cork presented in new installation of MAAT in Lisbon

A sensorial experience at APQHome – MAAT, by Ana Pérez-Quiroga.

News 21 . Jun . 2021
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27 . Mar . 2018
Insulation with cork in the Zeitz Museum

Acousticork cork underlay and agglomerated cork and rubber underscreeds are the materials responsible for the excellent insulation characteristics of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.

10 . Jul . 2019
Mixed Media

A decorating term that refers to the use of multiple materials in one piece of furniture, art, or installation. Ex: Wood flooring with slate accents.

Case Studies 10 . Oct . 2018
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Tate Modern embraces cork

Visitors to the "Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX: One Two Three Swing!" are now able to walk along a colossal cork installation, presented in the Tate Modern - one of the world's most respected contemporary art institutions.

News 10 . Feb . 2021
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Luxury meets sustainability in Laurie Wiid van Heerden’s work, who with his creations, in the last decade has become a true ambassador of cork in South Africa. Halfway between design and art, artisan tradition and the vanguard, the objects of Wiid Design, founded in 2013 in Cape Town, take the versatility of cork to a…

Case Studies 06 . Feb . 2019
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Award-winning project and considered to be the "most beautiful"

Tacklebox Architecture developed the project of this new Claus Porto store, overseen by the architect Jeremy Barbour, whose portfolio includes a number of other commercial spaces in New York. He chose cork - one of Portugal’s most representative raw materials, as one of the project’s central elements, taking advantage…

About Us 27 . Sep . 2016
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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 co…

News 25 . Oct . 2016
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Developed by Japanese designer Keiji Takeuchi, the new wine bottle support, complements SIX, a bottle rack designed by James Irvine and presented in 2015, and thereby strengthens the collection’s link to the world of wine. This item has a minimalist aesthetic and strikes a balance between art and functionality, taking…

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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Cork is visually appealing and sustainable, easy to mould, pleasing to the touch, making it ideally suited for developing distinct, contemporary and elegant items of furniture. The Campana Brothers’ first collection of cork furniture share these qualities. The Sobreiro collection marks the Campana Studio’s first partic…

Case Studies 14 . Nov . 2018
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Experimenta Portugal

The Experimenta Portugal project is an annual initiative of the Consulate General of Portugal in Sao Paulo, dedicated to Luso-Brazilian art and culture. In 2018, during its fourth edition, it offered an extensive calendar of events throughout the months of May and June. During Experimenta Portugal, the pieces from the…

Case Studies 30 . May . 2019
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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…

News 25 . Aug . 2020
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"STILL is our signature atmosphere."

Studio Corkinho, a multidisciplinary design studio based in Antwerp, focuses on cork’s sensory possibilities, centred on its purest expression, and elevates it to the category of a work of art. The simplicity of this material, and its umbilical connection to nature, provide a gateway to an atmosphere of stillness and t…

News 30 . May . 2019
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PIN-UP

PIN-UP is a prestigious architecture and design magazine, based in New York. It was founded in 2006 by Felix Burrichter. The magazine regularly interviews renowned architects, complemented by critical essays and photography portfolios on contemporary architecture, art and design. In 2011, the Art Directors Club awarded…

08 . Jan . 2019
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Raw Edges Under the name Raw Edges, Yael Mer & Shay Alkalay work towards a common goal: to create objects that have never been seen before. Yael's main focus lies in turning two-dimensional sheet materials into curvaceous functional forms, whereas Shay is fascinated by how things move, function and react. Since the…

News 06 . Dec . 2017
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Would you say that you aim to be cork ambassadors? Why?

Cédric: Absolutely, we feel like ambassadors! In addition to creating collections, we go to universities and art schools to give workshops about cork.  There's an important message within this material. A message that inspires innovation, a future way of living. To combine it with other materials in the context of cont…

News 07 . Dec . 2017
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Tell us a bit about the inspiration behind these projects.

For the Venture Craft office project, the idea was to create acoustic artwork using three-dimensional cork panels in combination with upholstery. Wall art is such an essential part of office design these days, but so is acoustics. It seemed to be a very natural step to combine the two. For the Duo Residence Show Suite,…

News 12 . Dec . 2017
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Would you say that you aim to be cork ambassadors? Why?

Cédric: Absolutely, we feel like ambassadors! In addition to creating collections, we go to universities and art schools to give workshops about cork.  There's an important message within this material. A message that inspires innovation, a future way of living. To combine it with other materials in the context of cont…

News 18 . Dec . 2020
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Why cork?

As curator of The Bridge Collection, my goal was to connect the museum and the collection in an engaging and accessible way and, on a broader spectrum, to connect the physical exhibition with the narrative and the history of the collection. In this sense, I tried to bring together art and ecology. Cork offers both, bei…

News 14 . Jun . 2021
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Cork was first used in the Serpentine Summer Pavilion in 2012, in a project signed by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. On that occasion, it was integrated within a circular structure comprised of around 100 items of furniture made of Amorim Cork Composites’ agglomerated cork…

News 30 . May . 2019
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The development of reusable launcher vehicles is one of the aerospace industry’s biggest trends. The space shuttle – considered for many years to be a state-of-the-art vehicle - required expensive maintenance costs. However, recent developments, primarily led by US companies point once again in the direction of reusabl…

08 . Jan . 2019
Designer

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). Active from his Lisbon-based studio, he develops his own projects in furniture, urban equipment, lightin…

Articles 03 . Oct . 2016
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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…

News 19 . May . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites hosted this year’s General Assembly of the MMFA - Multilayer Modular Flooring Association.

During the 2-day event, latest trends, sales, materials, technologies, new product categories, certification, and research were extensively debated by 75 professionals from leading European flooring companies and their suppliers. Participants discussed the state of the art in this industry and future trends, new develo…

News 06 . Nov . 2017
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Biography 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 Toshiba Design Cen…

News 07 . Mar . 2018
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About João Luís Carrilho da Graça

João Luís Carrilho da Graça (1952) graduated in architecture from the School of Fine Arts, Lisbon, in 1977, and began his professional activity in the same year. His work has been recognized with several awards, including: Royal Institute of British Architects 2015 International Fellowship, medal from l’Academie d’Arch…

08 . Jan . 2019
Designer

Miguel Vieira Batista Trained in IADE Lisbon and the Glasgow School of Art, Miguel Vieira Baptista combines since 2000 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 several…

Case Studies 31 . May . 2017
Case Studies
Optimisation of deck assembly and upstream processes

Since 2009 WOLZ NAUTIC has been pioneering in cork technology, significantly improving deck assembly in terms of man-hours, material costs, material handling and finishing.These advantages are made possible by the unique features of cork technology.Cork can be joined with conventional industrial adhesives and various s…

08 . Jan . 2019
Designer

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
Designer

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…

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