Portugal is world’s number one cork producer, with over 52% of the global production (source: apcor.pt), and also an innovative country.
Pomm Studio has combine both cork and innovation and here is the result.
The 40th edition of ModaLisboa took place on the 8th, 9th and 10th March 2013. Lisbon’s fashion event started in 1991 and since then it has given an immense support towards Portuguese fashion design and creativity’s expression. Year after year Portuguese fashion has been consistently gaining significance and credibility in international fashion market. Each year, along with the well-known names of national fashion such as Luís Buchinho, Dino Alves or Nuno Baltazar, new talents come up showing to us that dreams can come true.
© ModaLisboa / Photography: Rui Vasco/ Fashion Designer: Luís Buchinho
Portuguese designer Ruth Gomes came up with the idea: to create a protective case for Microsoft’s new Windows tablet. The case would be made of burel, a national fabric made of wool and that is commonly used in Portuguese handcraft. Microsoft accepted the proposal and two other designers (Sara Lamúrias and Rui Grazina) were also invited to integrate the project.
Simple ideas make a difference.
For more information: Designers portugueses vestiram o Surface com burel | P3.
Photo @ PUBLICO | P3
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