It seems cork is having its moment in fashion and design. It found its way to interior design, being used to create various types of textured walls, tables, chairs, or table decorations. Similarly, fashion designers use this material to give natural structure and character to its pieces. Except for its natural character, cork has another great feature – it is entirely sustainable! The bark from which cork made renews itself and trees do not need to be cut down to harvest it.
Designer Annett Bourquin who is behind ADAISM label takes inspiration from her time spent in Japan and years of traveling the world, creating simple and considered objects calling on minimalist concepts and natural fabrics.
MATT & NAT
MATT & NAT are committed to not using leather or any other animal-based materials in their designs. They have been experimenting with different recycled materials such as recycled nylons, cardboard, rubber and cork.
Portuguese brand – PELCOR – focuses entirely on cork and creates a range of accessories including clutches and even dog collars and leashes.