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Case Studies 10 . Oct . 2018
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From London to Bonn and Copenhagen

Following its success at the Tate Museum in London, UK, Superflex has adapted the installation to the Copenhagen Contemporary, in Denmark, and the Bundeskunsthalle | Playground Project, in Bonn, Germany.

Case Studies 14 . Sep . 2020
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London Building

APPLICATION: Façade and ventilated ceiling   CHALLENGE: Integration of a light and thin solution, with a limestone façade and ventilated ceiling.   LOCATION: London, UK   AREA: 255m2    Stone thickness: 6mm     Cork thickness (NL10): 10mm   NATURAL STONE: Moca cream limestone

News 04 . Oct . 2017
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Case Studies 30 . May . 2019
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Cork in the garden of the future, by Tom Dixon and IKEA

The interactive garden created by the British designer won the silver medal at the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show, in London, organised by the Royal Horticultural Society.

News 28 . Mar . 2017
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“Blocks” is an installation by Rona Meyuchas-Koblenz, an Israeli designer based in London, founder and director of the Kukka Studio.

Coming into contact with cork, while socialising and enjoying this community leisure space, is the invitation made by Rona Meyuchas-Koblenz with her installation "Blocks", on display in the Natural History Museum in Tel Aviv, in the framework of the Fresh Paint Contemporary Art & Design Fair, between March 28 and A…

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
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The Serpentine galleries, in the heart of London, challenges renowned architectural firms every year to design and build temporary pavilions…

The raw material chosen for the 12th edition was cork. (Over 80 m3 of this material was supplied by Amorim Cork Composites). The authorship of the work – which chose cork to cover the entire underground space - was by the Herzog & de Meuron architectural office and the artist Ai Weiwei. The beginning of this projec…

Case Studies 30 . May . 2019
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Jasper Morrison

Jasper Morrison is a renowned British product designer. Born in London, in 1959, he studied design at the Kingston Polytechnic Design School and at The Royal College of Art. He opened his first studio in England, in 1986, and today has offices in London, Paris and Tokyo. A multifaceted designer, he creates furniture, t…

News 27 . Sep . 2019
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Cortiça nas artes

This isn’t the first time that cork has been used in the arts world or in the Venice Biennale, which this year is curated by Ralph Rugoff, director of the Hayward Gallery in London.   In 2017, the designer Tiago Sá presented the Curcubita cork lamps in the section, Venice Design. Also in 2017, Leonor Antunes incorporat…

Case Studies 29 . Nov . 2018
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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…

News 18 . Dec . 2020
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What do you believe is the future when it comes to using cork in museums?

As museums around the world are looking for additional ways to incorporate sustainable elements into their institutions, the diversity of uses cork offers to help achieve an eco-label status without visually compromising an exhibition makes cork a futuristic product, already available in the present. This is a raw mate…

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…

Case Studies 06 . Feb . 2019
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About Claus Porto

Claus Porto is the luxury brand owned by Ach. Brito, the oldest soap factory in Portugal. Currently, its products, all of which are made in Portugal, are sold in about 60 countries, including in some of the world’s most luxurious department stores, such as Liberty London, in the United Kingdom, Le Bon Marché, in Paris…

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…

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…

News 07 . Dec . 2017
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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…

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