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Corque Debuts Sustainable Home Furnishing Designs That Really Put a Cork in It
Posted By Tafline Laylin On May 13, 2011 @ 11:06 am In green furniture,Green Materials | No Comments
Boiled, cork turns dark and husky, varnished, it can be kept in the sun, and mixed with rubber (hopefully recycled), it creates a material that is similar to but much more sustainable  than leather. These are just some of the many minimalist applications on show as part of the NY Design Week.
So if you are attend Meatpacking Design  and scoop up a stool or beads, feel comfortable knowing that the product you have purchased is totally natural and renewable and makes a positive cultural and social impact at the source.
+ CORQUE Design 
Via Core 77 
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URLs in this post:
 world's cork: http://inhabitat.com/renewable-cork-eco-furniture-and-accessories-by-corque/
 CORQUE Design: http://www.corquedesign.com/
 cork-based products: http://inhabitat.com/renewable-cork-eco-furniture-and-accessories-by-corque/3467134520_6b57377b0b_o/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/corque-debuts-sustainable-home-furnishing-designs-that-really-put-a-cork-in-it/corque-corqui-2/
 more sustainable: http://inhabitat.com/stunning-palmya-house-showcases-local-sustainable-materials/
 Meatpacking Design: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/listing/design-within-reach-meatpacking-district/
 Core 77: http://www.core77.com/blog/ny_design_week/ny_design_week_2011_corque_-_designing_living_objects_19315.asp
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