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Tue 19.7.

‘Thai Materials’ by Material ConneXion

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 19.07.2011 - Tagged as: ,

'Thai Materials' exhibition by Material ConneXion

Today sees the opening of ‘Thai Materials’, an extensive exhibition organised by the Material ConneXion Bangkok and the Thailand Creative & Design Center, which celebrates the creativity, diversity and ingenuity of materials made in Thailand.

Natural Seashell Tiles, Miracle Pearl Co., Ltd. MC# 6308-01

The show, which was on view in Bangkok last year, presents numerous highly-innovative Thai materials such as: papers made with banana plant fibres, edible packaging derived from cassava starch, bio-active fabrics made with bacteria cultured with fruit juice, and eco-friendly inks that contain vegetable and soybean oil, applied in a series of art objects, prototypes and case studies.

 

The exhibition will remain on show at Material ConneXion‘s New York City headquarters until 31 August and for those of you who cannot make it to the Big Apple, Architonic has created an inspiring photo gallery showcasing some of the most interesting, innovative and unusual materials from the show.

 

to Architonic’s ‘Thai Materials’ photo album

 

to Material ConneXion’s website

 

to the ‘Architonic and Material ConneXion join forces’ announcement

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