Raw coco fibre


Coco fibre and resin


early tests forming the resin and coco material


Coco Chairs


Coconut Chairs

16th July 2010

Sustainability is pushing the boundaries of materials being used for products as designers need to source from elsewhere and think a bit harder about what they are going to use.

I particularly love this latest material experiment from Cilicon Faytory who are using coconut skin and resin to make furniture.

Taking the raw coconut fibre they are mixing it with resin to make a robust and lightweight mouldable material that can be used for chairs and tables.
It is also waterproof and hard wearing so can be used outside too.

The material resembles a fibreglass but with a hint of modern primitivism about it when the material is exposed in the paler colours.


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