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Embassy of Rethinking Plastic
furniture collection with leather waste


Gert Vandeweghe, Nick Mattan, Krysztoff Dorion
This project is part of Embassy of Rethinking Plastic

Triptiek is a research on how to use postconsumer& postproduction leather into a durable, socially responsible and aesthetic furniture collection.

Triptiek processes discarded sofas and postproduction leather. By cutting the waste leather into strips it is interwoven according to color an triptych to form a seat of a multiplex chair frame, a bar stool, a side table, a paravent, a cupboard,...

Founded by Sophie De Somere ONBETAALBAAR, a Belgian workshop that creates projects around discarded materials and Veerle Tytgat, a textile designer who's work always includes an ecological aspect, using traditional techniques like knitting and braiding.