Put a Cork on It

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March 29, 2013
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  The Whistler set which includes a creamer and sugar, teapot, and two cups, was exclusively designed by Raquel Castro for MoMA's Destination: Portugal, a product collection highlighting Portuguese lifestyle products.
    The Whistler set which includes a creamer and sugar, teapot, and two cups, was exclusively designed by Raquel Castro for MoMA's Destination: Portugal, a product collection highlighting Portuguese lifestyle products.
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  Protect your mini computers from the dreadful fall with the iCorkCase by pomm.design.studio. Made of two smooth, gently leveled cork parts, the iCorkCase was designed specifically for the iPad 2 and new iPad (3rd and 4th generation). Says pomm, “From the beginning we wanted to make something entirely new to revolutionize the standard products currently on the market."
    Protect your mini computers from the dreadful fall with the iCorkCase by pomm.design.studio. Made of two smooth, gently leveled cork parts, the iCorkCase was designed specifically for the iPad 2 and new iPad (3rd and 4th generation). Says pomm, “From the beginning we wanted to make something entirely new to revolutionize the standard products currently on the market."
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  Hand thrown on a potter's wheel, this toasty clay colored jar by Paula Lopez-Otero sports a shiny turquoise glaze inside and is topped with a large cork piece.
    Hand thrown on a potter's wheel, this toasty clay colored jar by Paula Lopez-Otero sports a shiny turquoise glaze inside and is topped with a large cork piece.
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  These sculptural ceramic speakers by San Francisco–based product designer Joey Roth made of cork and Baltic birch not only look fantastic, but will beautifully belt out any tune.
    These sculptural ceramic speakers by San Francisco–based product designer Joey Roth made of cork and Baltic birch not only look fantastic, but will beautifully belt out any tune.
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  Ingeniously imagined by product designer Gaspard Tiné-Berès, the Re-Done Appliances project consists of a coffee maker, toaster, and kettle made entirely of cork, borosilicate, and electrical components. The Paris-based designer envisioned "a system that would bring together concepts such as, local manufacturing, re-skilling of European labour, and up-cycling, in order to produce a range of electrical devices with a new aesthetic and extended life, that could be made with simple and low cost tooling solutions."
    Ingeniously imagined by product designer Gaspard Tiné-Berès, the Re-Done Appliances project consists of a coffee maker, toaster, and kettle made entirely of cork, borosilicate, and electrical components. The Paris-based designer envisioned "a system that would bring together concepts such as, local manufacturing, re-skilling of European labour, and up-cycling, in order to produce a range of electrical devices with a new aesthetic and extended life, that could be made with simple and low cost tooling solutions."
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