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Eco-Design For Your Home

Using maize bio-plastic and bamboo trim, Elium Studio is extending its research on materials applied to household products.
safe radio
The designers have looked at small electronics for the home in eco-friendly mode: a radio with rechargeable battery by manual wind-up, clock, alarm clock, calculator and pocket flashlight with solar-powered battery, a range of eco-design pieces for Lexon.
safe calculator
As for the finish qualities of maize bio-plastic, which is matt rather than the super shiny plastic, they are honed and counter-balanced by the addition of bamboo for the covering. This is a technically bold option that adds an artisan touch to mass production and gets around the problem of appearance, fade in particular, since bamboo takes on an elegant patina with use where ordinary plastics age badly.

 
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