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corkchar / Washbasin

corkchar
corkchar

This project is based on a “cucharro”, an old spoon made of cork, classic from the South of Portugal, Alentejo.
Is a washbasin created for everyone, even for people with physical disabilities or on a wheelchair.
The washbasin has a adaptable high system that incorporate expandable hoses.
Using an optical sensor we can activate the waterflow. The main body of the artefact is made of cork and the inner side is compose with porcelain.
Representig Portugal and it’s quality, making the washbasin light, apealing and functional.

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IPCA

IPCA
Paredes, Portugal