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3 examples of Polish material design

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Exhibited during Dutch Design Week 2019 (19-27 October), 3 Polish graduates showed their work in material design. Called Young Polish Designers: Studies in Reality, the participants showed their work that inspires hope for the future, ...

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A living house made of mycelium

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For his graduation project at Delft University of Technology, Dutch engineer Bob Hendrikx developed a test setup of ‘living architecture’, consisting of mycelium. While living in a toadstool was reserved only for gnomes before, if ...

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Coffee grounds as sustainable textile dye

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Researchers at Iowa State University in the US experimented with the use of used coffee grounds as a sustainable textile dye. The textile industry uses more than 2 million US tons of chemicals and synthetic ...

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A pavilion made of recycled colourful yarn

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The 3DKnit pavilion, a collaboration project between Jane Scott of Responsiveknit and Stephanie Chaltiel of MuDD Architects, aims to highlight new fabrication methods that can be applied at an architectural scale. Made of recycled colourful ...

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A bicycle made of recycled coffee capsules

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Swedish bicycle and lifestyle brand Vélosophy partnered with coffee brand Nespresso to create a bicycle made of recycled Nespresso coffee capsules. Aluminium is a material that generates a lot of waste and pollution to make, ...

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Corrugated boards made of recycled denim

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In order to raise awareness for the waste streams of the fashion and textile industries, designer Benjamin Stanton developed corrugated boards made of recycled denim, intended for furniture design. The fashion and textiles industries are ...

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