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Designers Put Cork in It

Once dismissed as cheap and ugly, cork is becoming cool as top designers create pieces that are not only sustainable, but covetable<p>CORK MAY HAVE lost a few battles in the wine world, with the rise of screw caps and plastic stoppers, but it’s beginning to win the war on the home front, as top …

Design

Hella Jongerius combines cork and felt for striped rug collection

<b>NeoCon 2015:</b> Dutch designer Hella Jongerius used unconventional materials and assembly methods to create these vividly striped Cork & Felt rugs for …

Design

Industrial designers hailing the virtues of cork

Hat Trick<p>Designer Max Harper’s new range of pendant lighting takes its inspiration from his native Australia – specifically, the sun hats with corks hanging from the brim to keep bugs at bay (“Though no one is certain that these hats were ever a part of our history, it has become part of …

Furniture

Stitchless, Slim Bifold Wallet Made From Sustainable Cork

<i>By Caroline Williamson on Jul 13, 2015 03:00 pm</i><p>Using zero stitches, this simple wallet is constructed from a single piece of sustainable cork</i> …

'Green' Cape Town hotel achieves global first

CAPE TOWN - Hotel Verde in Cape Town has been awarded a second LEED platinum green building certification by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), …

Sustainability