Mâché is a table, whose table board consists of papier mâché only.
As opposed to many other current papier mâché projects Mâché does not use any additives. Most additives like epoxy resin or bleach are ecologically questionable and therefore not adequate for an object that claims to be recylable and ecological friendly. More than 50 Newspapers were used for the table board. Treating the surfaces with pure linseed oil and sealing it with linseed oil paint makes Mâché water resistant. Linseed based coatings are ecological friendly and can be composted together with the rest of the table. The wooden legs take up the rib structure of the boards underside and are simply plugged into it. They are treated with linseed based coatings as well.
Mâché is an experiment and a first step to evoke the memories of the highly developed papier mâché techniques of the victorian age.
Currently Mâché is a one-off and can be bought here: www.moreconsumption.com
If you are interested in licensing the Mâché design and need more information, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date 2009
- Client one-off