Biodegradable Stools Naturally Deteriorate Back Into The Earth

Biodegradable Stools Naturally Deteriorate Back Into The Earth

Artist Adital Ela makes 'Terra' stools out of materials gathered from construction waste and the natural environment.

Emma Hutchings
  • 4 february 2013

Artist and TED fellow Adital Ela creates stools made from earth and natural fibers in a unique compression process developed based on a long-term study of materials and ancient building methods.

Describing herself as a “designer-gatherer,” all of the materials used to make the ‘Terra’ stools were gathered from construction and agricultural waste, and from the natural environment.

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