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Case Studies 10 . Oct . 2018
Case Studies
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 04 . Oct . 2017
News
Tate Modern embraces cork

Visitors to the "Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX: One Two Three Swing!" are now able to walk along a colossal cork installation.

17 . Nov . 2016
Permeability of water vapour

Due to its unique characteristics, Corkwall is permeable to water vapour and therefore prevents humidity by condensation, which is a widely spread problem in modern construction.

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Table placemats

Add a touch of style and class to meals you serve with cork table settings. Suited to daily use, the placemats are durable and easy to clean. Combine them chinaware and other accessories to create a modern and relaxed table.

15 . Jul . 2019
Place-mats

Style and irreverence Add a touch of style and irreverence to your meals with cork place-mats. Suitable for everyday use. Durable and easy to clean. Match them with your crockery and other accessories for a modern relaxed table.

Case Studies 03 . Oct . 2016
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…

Articles 28 . Jul . 2017
Articles
They had started this initiative for two primary reasons:

- one was to give a more modern look to existing properties- but more importantly, they had done a life-cycle cost analysis of carpet versus vinyl flooring. This study revealed vinyl plank flooring was a much lower cost alternative, over its longer anticipated lifespan.

Articles 14 . Sep . 2017
Articles
They had started this initiative for two primary reasons:

- one was to give a more modern look to existing properties- but more importantly, they had done a life-cycle cost analysis of carpet versus vinyl flooring. This study revealed vinyl plank flooring was a much lower cost alternative, over its longer anticipated lifespan.

Articles 18 . Nov . 2019
Articles
They had started this initiative for two primary reasons:

- one was to give a more modern look to existing properties- but more importantly, they had done a life-cycle cost analysis of carpet versus vinyl flooring. This study revealed vinyl plank flooring was a much lower cost alternative, over its longer anticipated lifespan.

News 30 . Jan . 2017
News
Lars Beller talks about how the opportunity and inspiration arose to create the Porto and Lisboa cork tiles for the Beller collection, by Sp…

Inspired by techniques used in the traditional moulding of shoe soles, Lisboa and Porto are acoustically absorptive composite cork wall tiles composed of 16” square modules that are easily installed with a special pressure-fit rail system. Their design references Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer’s ceramic tiles, wher…

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
Design is one of the main ways to enhance the unique characteristics of cork. Hence, Corticeira Amorim challenged experimentadesign to commi…

The design process of the items created combines functionality and relevance (an essential concern of the modern world), with keen sensitivity for the dynamics of use. The MATERIA collection, by joining the sensory characteristics and the unique personality of an ancient material - cork - with the challenging perspecti…

Articles 11 . Oct . 2016
Articles
How cork became a favoured decoration element in furniture, upholstery, wall coverings, cushions and curtains?

Fashion and trends linked to the global market are, generally, temporary and circumscribed in time. In the modern retail industry there is an acknowledged focus on strategies that accompany this consumption need. Through the use of little tricks, such as presenting collections earlier or inserting new products in the m…

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
intro2: decoration

Whether in the form of wallpaper, formed into boards or self-adhesive rolls, cork allows for walls to be covered quickly and easy, making it stand out as a material for decoration. A natural, elegant and modern material, cork makes spaces more welcoming and inviting while also adding thermal comfort, reducing noise and…

News 18 . Dec . 2020
News
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 25 . Aug . 2020
News
What is the potential of 3d moulding techniques for cork, in your opinion?

We haven’t yet tested 3D moulding, but we feel pretty amazed by this technology.Bridging craft with technology is always inspiring. Mixing up modern techniques with a material that has a strong heritage can only bring new ideas. We feel closer to craftsmanship, sculpting … the poetry of working with our hands…But for c…

12 . Apr . 2017
Project Overview

This building in the University of Science and Technology in Krakow is a multi-purpose building. Building a TV studio on the 2nd floor without provoking noise-related complaints required a floating floor system to be installed. Furthermore, modern floor designs tend to be lighter in weight and include longer spans, and…

News 03 . Jul . 2017
News
Cork has attracted the attention of North American furniture design and luxury fashion.

The window of the renowned fashion brand Saks Fifth Avenue presents the Lisbon Collection, from the notorious design and architecture atelier Eugene Stoltzfus Furniture Design, which has cork as the main material.This modern aesthetic collection features tables, pedestals, and seating combining cork with steel frames.“…

News 30 . May . 2019
News
Ligne Roset

The company’s headquarters has been located in Briord since 1973, but the company has evolved considerably since it was founded. Jean Roset, Pierre and Michel shared the belief that the corporate office should be preserved, in tribute to the history of the Roset family and everyone who has shared the company's evolutio…

Case Studies 29 . Sep . 2016
Case Studies
The IB Tower building is an iconic landmark: an impressive building that changed the skyline of Kuala Lumpur.

At 274 metres tall, it is one of the tallest buildings in the city. The IB Tower of 60 floors, designed by the award-winning company Foster + Partners, combines category 1 office space with luxury apartments that have multiple services included. The complex is a balanced model, both for business and leisure, perfectly…

08 . May . 2017
Project Overview

The IB Tower building is an iconic landmark: an impressive building that changed the skyline of Kuala Lumpur. At 274 metres tall, it is one of the tallest buildings in the city. The IB Tower of 60 floors, designed by the award-winning company Foster + Partners, combines category 1 office space with luxury apartments th…

News 06 . Dec . 2017
News
Your work is all about cork? Why cork?

Cédric: It's about cork, but not as you know it. Working with the perception of how people look at cork to create a renewed awareness of its richness. Cork is a unique material, but it's mainly used in similar applications - for interior or decorative use. We want to ennoble it, give it an artful touch, by taking advan…

News 12 . Dec . 2017
News
Your work is all about cork? Why cork?

Cédric: It's about cork, but not as you know it. Working with the perception of how people look at cork to create a renewed awareness of its richness. Cork is a unique material, but it's mainly used in similar applications - for interior or decorative use. We want to ennoble it, give it an artful touch, by taking advan…

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…

Blog 27 . Nov . 2019
Blog
Go4cork: memo boards for all tastes

Made of cork, magnetic, designed for writing with chalk, with maps included... There are many Go4cork memo board options. And there's definitely one that fits your needs. Cork memo boards In naturally-coloured cork with a pine or grey frame, these are the most traditional choice and suit any environment, whether it’s a…

Blog 27 . Nov . 2019
Blog
Cork for a naturally-inspired environment

If you have doubts about which material to choose for your office, choose cork. In addition to being functional and visually appealing, cork accessories also have the advantage of introducing an element of natural origin to your office, creating a mild and quiet environment that invites you to work.In this article, fin…

Blog 03 . Jul . 2019
Blog
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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 lightingMake the most of daylight. Even if the size of your home’s windows or its exposure to the…

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