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A family of household items.

A family of household items made from Russian traditional material - stinging nettle.

Russian traditional crafts were thriving throughout history, but this stopped with the dissolution of USSR and economic instability. Stinging Nettle is a weed that is widespread in Russia. It was a source for clothes, fishing nets, sailing ropes, traditio

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Studio laVina is a research and design studio focused on sustainability and well-being. The studio was founded by Polina Baikina in 2020 to develop materials, products and strategies for people, to shape healthier relationships with themselves, others and their surroundings.

A family of household items.

A family of household items.

Material processing.

Material samples made from the stinging nettle.

Starting point

Strijp-S area, Torenallee 22-04
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Wheelchair accessible
Wifi available
Dogs allowed
Toilets available