- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -
Fukusada and Pereira Unveil Multifunctional Bathroom Furniture at Milan Design Week 2013
Posted By Ana Lisa On April 14, 2013 @ 1:10 pm In green furniture,Milan Furniture Fair,Recycling / Compost | 1 Comment
Japanese-Portuguese duo Ryosuke Fukusada  and Rui Pereira  used renewable Portuguese cork to create their ‘Bug Collection’ of multifunctional furniture, which is now on show at this year’s Milan Design Week . The pieces beautifully blend the Japanese bent for minimalism with warm, renewable materials.
The Bug Collection features racks for hanging towels, compartments for soap, marine sponges and a cute bathroom-friendly plant. The cork  has been delicately modeled like a Japanese geta . Not only does it provide support for the bath products, but it is waterproof, renewable and boasts hypoallergenic qualities.
+ Rui Pereira 
Via Spoon & Tamago 
Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com
URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/multifunctional-bathroom-furniture-by-japanese-portuguese-duo-fukusada-and-pereira-appear-at-milan-design-week-2013/
URLs in this post:
 Ryosuke Fukusada: http://ryosukefukusada.com/
 Rui Pereira: http://www.rui-pereira.com/
 Milan Design Week: http://inhabitat.com/tag/milan-furniture-fair/
 cork: http://inhabitat.com/pelcor-unveils-stylish-umbrella-made-from-sustainably-harvested-cork/
 geta: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geta_(footwear)
 Spoon & Tamago: http://www.spoon-tamago.com/2013/04/03/milano-salone-2013-a-portuguese-take-on-japanese-bathing/
Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.