Table by Marilu Valente

Marilu Valente Reveals The (bio)plastic Morphologies Table

Marilu Valente, the thinktank behind the award winning design Table by Marilu Valente points out, "Form follows the material" is the main inspiration of this design. The product expresses the natural behavior of viscous materials such as bioplastics. Following several experimental manipulations of the bioplastic material, I realized that the material when stretched it creates interesting branching structures which can be exploited for its structural characteristics under compression..

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