“Parupu” the Pulp Chair

parupu

Designed by: Claesson Koivisto Rune for Södra, 2008

Material: Pulp (Durapulp)

Process: Compressing

‘parupu’ is a chair for children, made of the material ‘durapulp’, a biodegradable plastic based on maize starch. It is durable and waterproof, as well as fully compostable. Started out as a thesis project at KTH. The project received a grant from the swedish governmental agency for innovation systems.

Source: Designboom.com
http://www.designboom.com/design/parupu-paper-pulp-chairs-by-claesson-koivisto-rune-for-sodra-cell-at-milan-design-week-09/

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