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15 . Jul . 2019
Creative Interiors

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

02 . Jul . 2019
Case Studies 30 . May . 2019
Case Studies
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…

Blog 31 . Jul . 2019
Blog
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.

News 16 . May . 2017
News
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…

Blog 27 . Nov . 2019
Blog
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 organising small objects and keeping your desk tidy. Coasters, on the other hand, protect surfaces and prevent spilled drinks. Also, t…

Articles 11 . Oct . 2016
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Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Increased productivity

A memo board can contribute to making your environment, whether it be work, home, school, or elsewhere, more organized and creative, which always translates into increased productivity.

28 . 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.

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
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.

Blog 09 . Aug . 2019
Blog
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
Experimentadesign

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

Blog 03 . Jul . 2019
Blog
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 a guaranteed performance that allow you to be creative and achieve a final result that’s all your own.

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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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,…

News 25 . Oct . 2016
News
The initiative got the company and researchers to work side by side, making clear both parties’ willingness to collaborate in 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…

Case Studies 27 . Feb . 2019
Case Studies
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…

News 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 coloured pencil so when the sharpened tips are turned outward, Furo becomes a dra…

Case Studies 14 . Nov . 2018
Case Studies
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…

News 04 . Oct . 2017
News
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 t…

News 06 . Dec . 2017
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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…

News 07 . Dec . 2017
News
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…

News 12 . Dec . 2017
News
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…

08 . Jan . 2019
Designer

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, where they would head the 3D Design Department in 2004. Re…

Case Studies 10 . Oct . 2018
Case Studies
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…

Articles 03 . Oct . 2016
Articles
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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