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MaDe Participant
Name

Mauro Silva

Material
Pellastica
Nationality
Portuguese
Classification
Animal
Workshop
Milan
Category
Industry
Profile
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Material Qualities
Color: Purple
Soft / hard: Soft
Shiny / matt: Matt
Smells: Leather smell
Texture: Leather texture
Material Recipe
10 ml Water
1 ml Vinagar
1.5 g Comstarch
1.5 g glicerin
5 g grind Leather
Material Application
- Fabric for clothes
- Shoes
- Wall application
-Home decor
5- Stetic nish to surface
Material Narrative
This material comes from leftovers in the footwear industry that has a great impact on my locality, the leftovers are harnessed
to the maximum but there are small pieces that have no other destination but the garbage. So I decided to try to find a way by creating a new material.
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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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