Bio materials for a circular future
Eric Klarenbeek and Maartje Dros collaborate on R&D and design projects since 2014, striving for local new economies and production chains, material development and durable design objects. For there projects they connect universities, high-tech companies as well as farmers and local producers. The mycelium Project started with the creation of the Mycelium Chair (NL, 2010), which was published and exhibited extensively and resulted in the founding of a company for mycelium based products named Krown (NL, 2017). Also the studio worked on the development of biopolymers from local sources, 3D Bakery (NL, 2015), AMS ‘Circular Supply Chain for the City’ (NL, 2016) and the Algae Lab at Luma, Arles (FR, 2017), resulting in Algae based products by integrating durable and sustainable production methods.