Friday, 6 December 2013

São Paulo Collection by Studio Swine

Designed and made in São Paulo, Studio Swine's São Paulo Collection is a series of luxury products derived directly from waste products.

São Paulo is the ‘Aluminium Capital’ of the world, recycling up to 98% of aluminium cans and tins with a turnaround time of around 30 days. But it lags behind in other forms of recycling which are less profitable.

Studio Swine explores the potential of these materials in their latest project aiming for the twin goals of luxury design and sustainablity.

The collection itself was made for Coletivo Amor de Madre Gallery and was inspired by the Brazilian tropical modernism of the 1950’s. 

Here are the results:

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