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Mâché / Table from papier mâché


Mâché is a conceptional table, whose table board consists of papier mâché only.
As opposed to many other current papier mâché projects Mâché does not use any additives. Most additives like epoxy resin or bleach are ecologically questionable and therefore not adequate for an object that claims to be recylable and ecological friendly.
Treating the surfaces with pure linseed oil and sealing it with linseed oil paint makes Mâché water resistant and ecological friendly. It can be composted together with the rest of the table.
The wooden legs take up the rib structure of the boards underside and are simply plugged into it.


Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe

HfG Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe, Germany

Diplom 02/2008

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Matthias Ries Design Office

Matthias Ries Design Office
Berlin, Germany

Matthias Ries