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(Archive) Lasting Leather LAB 2020

Material innovation: leather composites made of leather left overs and organic waste

This project was part of DDW 2020
samples Michelle Baggerman - Material Sense LAB — © Mathijs Labadie

Lasting Leather LAB is initiated by Material Sense LAB. The design team seeks for ways to transform the waste flow of an enormous mountain industrial leather scraps into circular products. Last year they have presented their first materials research and their latest developments will be on show now

The expert meetings from DDW 2019 have brought new cooperation as result, like the development of an innovative leather composite 3LC. Waste flows from the leather industry were turned into new ingredients and is combined with bio plastic - grown from bac

working in the Lab

bacteria creating polymers — © Paques

leather left overs — © Mathijs Labadie

samples Simone Post - Material Sense LAB