Kingdom: Recuperavit.



Chia Hua Li (Taiwan), Qinyue Zhu (China), Serra Yilmaz (Turkey), Yimu Yang (China). 

In restaurants, seafood is common for making dishes. Noticing that mussel shells are fragile and without appealing color are useless and being thrown away. The material seeks to find a substitute to marble made from this abundant waste of shells.

Material Qualities

Kingdom Attributes

  • Irregular
  • Light
  • Freedom of shape
  • Fibrous
  • Warm
  • Organic
  • Natural Color in Volume

Specific Material Attributes

  • Velvety
  • Soft
  • Fibrous
  • Texturized
  • Irregular
  • Rough

Basic Ingredients

  • Mussel Shells.
  • Milk.
  • Eggs.
  • Vinegar.
  • Starch.


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