A design collaboration helps IKEA improve its environmental and design credentials

If you haven't been up on your home decoration trends, it seems that cork furniture is the unlikely wave of the future. In addition to being sustainable, it's also quite flexible and strong – and you can anchor things into it, too! Many high-end furniture designers have been experimenting with the material, which is often recycled from wine corks, but now the London designer Ilse Crawford has brought the still avant-garde design trend to the masses with an upcoming collaboration with IKEA.

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