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Corques Sofa by Lucie Koldova for Per/Use

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Lucie Koldova just designed the very first cork sofa ever made. For the launching of young belgium company Per/use, the czech designer imagines the Corques sofa using cork as basic material. This sustainable cork comes from production leftovers in Portuguese bottle cork factories.

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The sofa is defined by a strong, sparkling design; the trendy look going hand in hand with a timeless character and environmental awareness. A curvaceous, organic outer contour combines the earthly coloured cork with the contrasting colourful Divina fabric from Kvadrat.

Available as a double seater sofa and armchairs. Dimensions sofa: W 190 cm, D 88 cm, H 94 cm.

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Cork is known for its distinctive properties of elasticity, durability and low conductivity. On top of this, it is completely natural and biodegradable which makes it a very attractive material to work with. Other benefits are the versatility of this material and the resistance to wear and tear.