Corky Lips Chair
Made of recyclable natural rubber foam covered with cork leather.
Design by Rodrigo Vairinhos of Neo Studios with offices in Portugal and Germany.
A Wine Cork Chair
By Aaron Kramer at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, LA - credit CAFAM. www.urban-objects.com
Recycled Cork Chaise
By Daniel Michalik
By Toni Grilo
Recycled Cork Chair
By Daniel Michalik
Recycled Cork Bench & Paint
By Daniel Michalik
Cork Shell Chair
By Paukl Martus
Martus & Silvio LLC
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Sonoma Cork Club Chair
By Christian Brown Design Company
A solid cork seat, back and armrests with a regionally-harvested maple frame. The finish is a hand-rubbed VOC-free oil, clear on the cork and charcoal on the wood frame.
Sonoma Side Chair
By Christian Brown Design
The seat and back are solid cork, shaped and sanded smooth with a clear no voc finish. The sides of the chair are solid maple. But other woods - either salvaded, regionally harvested or FSC certified are available. Sales direct or through galleries. www.christianbrowndesign.com
by Antoine Phelouzat of France.
The chair is made of chromed steel wire and moulded cork. These interlocking pieces are held together solely by the tensile strength of the steel wire. Dissassembled three chairs will fit in a 50cm square box.
Design by Jasper Morrison
Vitra Furniture, Switzerland.
Designer Jasper Morrison, 2004.
Turned natural cork.
Made in Germany by Vitra.
Solid high-density cork
with black cork detail
diameter: 12 h: 12
$ 364. Other styles available.
Cork Stack Stool
Designer: Alzira Peixoto and Carlos Mendonça
Dulce De Leche Divan
Recycled Cork and Laminated Birch
By Trevor ONeil of Chacago, Ill.
Designed by Ana Mestre
Made with ruber cork, a composite of natural rubber and cork.
Recycled Wine Cork Chair
See Also: Cork Art: inspirationgreen.com/cork-art
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