Earth Stool takes a big leap toward sustainability, here in a version with its seat fashioned in a compound made from upcycled consumer plastic and beer waste that the Danes call “mask.” Press-molded into shape, it has a warm variegated appearance that Copenhagen architect Eva Harlou uses to striking effect. Available in bar and counter versions, the seating also features a steel frame with 20% recycled metal in a gunmetal powder coat.
- Bar: 29.1" h x 14.6" w x 10.6" d (74x37.1x26.9cm)
- Counter: 27.2" h x 14.6" w x 10.6" d (69.1x37.1x27cm)
Carlsberg beer waste, plastic
Made in Denmark
“I wanted to launch a brand that has a strong vision to create timeless and beautiful design, based on an ethical business strategy,” says Henrik Marstrand, the chief executive and founder of Mater, the Danish design brand. Named for the Latin word for “mother,” the company signals a return to meaningful values of sustainable, eco-conscious and socially responsible design, Henrik says, and away from the self-conscious pursuit of “name” products that can confer a false sense of status. For its collections of lighting and furniture, Mater looks to both emerging talent and established designers as well as working methods that support local craft traditions, laborers and the environment. A member of the United Nations Global Compact, Mater has also been named Best Debut Design Brand by Wallpaper magazine.