Future Materials explores how the designers' craft evolves with the use of innovative materials. Science, design and technology in the search for sustainable solutions inspired by nature. Featuring: mycelium objects, algae paint and vegetarian leather.
In partnership with Handmade in Brugge.
Each month, PermaFungi recycles five tons of coffee grounds to produce 1 ton of mushrooms and 5 tons of champost in the cellars of Tour et Taxis, in the heart of Brussels. This lamp is made of the leftovers of the champost.
In partnership with Permafungi.
The mycelium materials kit translates scientific knowledge into education for disadvantaged groups and schools and enables teachers to experiment during class. This follows from the sore points we noticed in biology education: there is a shortage of qualitative and accessible learning materials. Qualitative education is needed to ensure that qualified workers graduate in the future.
In partnership with with Ekoli & Ine Desmet (Howest)
Design Methodology for Ugent Industrieel Ontwerpen
We've taught students mycelium materials production and helped them to develop their products. During the project we have prototyped the first online education platform on mycelium materials.
In partnership with Mycelia BVBA.