This Ceramic series of terrazzo-inspired lighting and furniture, is designed by Chinese studio Bentu Design. They collected left over ceramic tiles and crushed them into small chips to create their terrazzo composite.
The designs presented during Milan design week 2017 last April, are created as a statement for sustainability by using a fraction of the 4 million tonnes of ceramic waste that is produced in China’s Foshan city only. A large amount of the world’s ceramics production is established in this area, which generates the waste that is often transferred to, and dumped in the remote villages. The work represents a beautiful alternative for the use of this waste in the hope to solve this pollution.
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