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A leather-like material made of crab shells and coffee grounds

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Called Tômtex, the biomaterial is created from shell seafood waste and coffee grounds, a sustainable alternative instead of faux and animal leather.  Uyen Tran, the designer of the material, grew up in the city of ...

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A biomaterial made of an ancient legume

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UK-based designer Caroline Hyde-Brown developed a paper-like biomaterial made of an ancient legume called grass pea, also known as “insurance crop”.  Grass pea is a surprisingly hardy plant, being able to survive extreme conditions including ...

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What not to miss at Dutch Design Week 2020 part 5: biomaterials

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Dutch Design Week 2020 takes place from 17 to 25 October. Due to Covid-19, the event will be held entirely virtually, but that does not mean there isn’t plenty of material inspiration. We selected some ...

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What not to miss at Dutch Design Week 2020 part 4: ceramics

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Dutch Design Week 2020 takes place from 17 to 25 October. Due to Covid-19, the event will be held entirely virtually, but that does not mean there isn’t plenty of material inspiration. We selected some ...

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What not to miss at Dutch Design Week 2020 part 3: textile

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Dutch Design Week 2020 takes place from 17 to 25 October. Due to Covid-19, the event will be held entirely virtually, but that does not mean there isn’t plenty of material inspiration. We selected some ...

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What not to miss at Dutch Design Week 2020 part 2: plastic

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Dutch Design Week 2020 takes place from 17 to 25 October. Due to Covid-19, the event will be held entirely virtually, but that does not mean there isn’t plenty of material inspiration. We selected some ...

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