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t.e. 070

t.e. 070

flax extension cord 5 meter
christien meindertsma
flax
other
delivery time: 1 weeks
200.00amount
165.29 for customers outside the EU during checkout

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t.e. 210Christien Meindertsma designed a permanent installation of linen pigeons for Texture, the museum of  flax in Kortrijk, Belgium. The installation is about the homing pigeons used for espionage during the First World War, some of which were captured and held in the building that is now the museum. Each pigeon is  filled with  flax seeds and covered in various kinds of natural Belgian linen.

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After Label/Breed connected Christien Meindertsma with Enkev, a company specializing in natural fibers, they concluded that a composite of flax and PLA — or polylactic acid, a bioplastic — would be an ideal sustainable construction material. She designed the chair to be made from one sheet of composite measuring roughly 2 feet by 3 feet, with very little waste. The initial run will use straw-colored natural flax. Big winner at  the Dutch Design Award 2016 & New Material Award 2016 and purchased by Vitra Design Museum 2016.

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