This Furniture Is Made From Woven Seaweed

This Furniture Is Made From Woven Seaweed

A Dutch designer has used the aquatic plant to create a sustainable and attractive line of home furnishings

Jennifer Passas
  • 21 july 2016

Many know the health benefits of seaweed, the flakey green filled with antioxidants, calcium and a broad range of vitamins, but few think of seaweed as a potential fabric. Dutch designer Nienke Hoogvliet has used seaweed to create her most recent furniture collection. showcases seaweed’s possibilities as a material. The collection, called Sea Me, showcases seaweed’s possibilities in the interior design market. Hoogvliet’s work includes a seat made of hand-woven seaweed yarn and a side table with a wooden top that was finished using paint made from bladderwrack, a common seaweed found in the Netherlands.

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