Kingdom: Vegetabile.


Leek paper

Esra Erdogan (Turkey), Claudia Fumagalli (Italy), Clemence Paillieux (France), Yui Hasegawa (Japan).

A material made by drying layers of the leek. By changing different thickness it is possible to obtain several types of transparency. The material is complemented with ink which spread through the fibers of the leek adding patterns to the surface.

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

  • Leek peeled in layers.
  • Ink.


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