Swedish experimental design group APOCALYPSE presented four new products made from materials with history at the DMY design festival in Berlin last week.
The Pot and Shelf Torso uses a few of the 360 million tires consumed yearly in the EU. As pots and shelves, the tires get a new life. The material is made by granulated tires ground into a powder which is mixed with recycled plastic. The binding is reinforced with a patented molecule. More than 95 % of the content is made from recycled materials and it can be recycled over and over.
The Parquet Multicolor Herringbone is also made from recycled car tires and plastic packages. This new version comes in five different colors.
The Lamp Blob is made from start clumps from the plastic industry. In order to adjust the the machinery some of the melted plastic becomes waste and is by APOCALYPSE given a second life as lamps.
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