Engraved Upholstery Foam

Title: Engraved Upholstery Foam (EUM) Category: Foam Description: EUM tries to highlight the uniqueness of foam by subtracting it. Foam usually has a smooth and plain texture, but when it is ripped, the texture can become rough/coarse while still retain its softness. The idea is to accentuate two contrasting textures of foam by engraving patterns…

Chicken Feet Leather

Title: Chicken Feet Leather Category: Non-organic Waste Description: The development of fast-food restaurants waste, chicken feet leather as an alternative material for reptile and crocodile leather. Developer: Hirka produces and experiments with daily-used products by using chicken feet leather as the main material. Mat ID: NW-00001

Areca Palm Sheath

Title: Areca Palm Sheath Category: Organic Waste Description: The areca leaf releases waterproofed sheath 6-8 times a year with an average size of 20-50cm x 60-80cm. These leaves are still considered as agricultural waste with just a little value so it is usually thrown away or burned. Developer: Pl├ępah produces biodegradable packaging to reduce extensive…

DIY Fest 2020: Future Sustainable Material

Businesses with materials that prioritize sustainable life have been the main topic this recent time. How can we ensure that our production does not increase waste on Earth while still highlighting the aesthetics of a product? The discussion session at DIY Fest 2020 discussed this issue. Speakers: Ni’amah (Robries) Ronaldiaz H. (Mycotech) Fany Basa M.…