This is a sheet of plastic that holds its position when bent and does not bounce back. It feels as if you are bending a piece of metal instead of a piece of plastic. Watch this video that demonstrates the properties. The plastic is 100% polyethylene; there are no additives or metal wires inside. Its malleability results solely from the way the plastic is manufactured.
Luisa Cevese Riedizioni collection for Poilâne, made in Milan. A collection of products made out of an innovative material combining polyurethane with textile or paper scraps, buckwheat bran, grasses, spikes.
Aerogel is the world’s lowest density solid, clocking in at air. If you hold a small piece in your hand, it’s practically impossible to either see or feel, but if you poke it, it’s like styrofoam. It supports up to times its own weight.