EcoCradle by Ecovative Design. A greener alternative to styrofoam packaging. It makes use of plant husks and mushrooms, which means that it is 100% natural! It can literally be thrown in your compost pit/garden to decompose after using.
Design:Nani Marquina Season:2013 100% Jute Technique: Hand-woven sumak Jute Known as ‘the Golden Fibre’ for its shine, Jute is a plant that blooms in tropical regions, especially in India and Bangladesh. Highlights among its properties are the fact that it is 100% biodegradable and recyclable, so it does not damage the environment, and that is one of the strongest vegetable fibers with insulating and antistatic properties.
In partnership with the team at Guardian Sustainable Business, Seymourpowell’s Head of Sustainability, Chris Sherwin, will be unpacking various issues concerning sustainability over a series of eight fortnightly articles, and outlining in detail a so-called ‘road map for sustainable design‘.
Curve Milling / Part of a series of studies proposing new architectural surfaces. This is a grid of nested hexagons with linework radiating from the center of each module. It was designed, drawn and fabricated digitally. The material is mdf milled with a CNC router.