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MaDe Participant
Name

Ana Filipa Pereira Leal

Material
Trepini
Nationality
Portuguese
Classification
Vegetable
Workshop
Milan
Category
Industry
Profile

Based in Porto. Completed high school at EASR – Escola Artística de Soares dos Reis –, in the specialization of communication design. Did an intership at Manifesto Works design studio. Currently in the middle of a communication design degree in FBAUP – Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto. Doing one semester worth of Erasmus at Politecnico Di Milano. Besides design, a freelancer that also enjoys doing sundry crafts, like origami, accessories and bookbinding, taking pictures, drawing and drinking a lot of tea. 

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Material Qualities
Color: Yellow
Soft / hard: Soft
Shiny / matt: Shiny
Smells: Neutral
Texture: Smooth
Material Recipe
Dehydrated lupini skins ()
Water (60ml)
Glycerin (7g)
Pork gelatine (12g)
Yellow food coloring
Material Application
- Seed storage
- Jewelry storage
- Pill storage
- Spice storage
- Mints storage
Material Narrative
This material comes from lupini beans, being made with their skin (that isn’t eaten by the majority of the people I know). For this reason, I found it
interesting to nd a way to reuse them and make them have a new purpose.
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MaDe, a project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of The European Union, aims at boosting talents towards circular economies across Europe partnering with design and cultural institutions, Elisava, Ma-tt-er and Politecnico di Milano. If you are living in Italy, the UK or Spain please apply to the MaDe workshops in the relevant cities.

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