2022 / Sustainable Living/environmental Preservation / Residential Sustainable Design / Professional

Lisbon cork bio-composite seating collection

  • Prizes
    Winner in Sustainable Living/Environmental Preservation/Residential Sustainable Design
  • Company
    Brook Kennedy ID, United States
  • Lead Designer
    Brook Kennedy
  • Design Team
    Karla the Losen and Annette Schaich
  • Client
    TCA

The Lisbon seating collection is a versatile line of chairs and stools leveraging the warm, tactile, natural feel of cork for home, work and especially work-from-home environments. In particular, the collection advances the sustainable potential of insert molded cork composites by using a biodegradeable alternative to non-renewable polyurethane binders which make up nearly 5% of present cork composites. The collection is designed to be durable and repairable while considering afterlife through frames built of recyclable steel tubes or beech wood construction. Currently in development.

Photo Credit: Brook Kennedy Id