When designers Marten van Middelkoop & Joost Dingemans, Co-Founders of Plasticiet, were trying to find solutions for people’s and industry’s disposed plastics, they went back to the idea they studied in India and knew that the outcome should not be a final product. Inspired by the primal beauty and longevity of natural stone they aspired to create a sheet material that would inspire other creators to build objects that can last. To make a waste material appealable they underwent a thorough research on how to give their plastic products a distinct super-natural marbled or terrazzo appearance, for as they say, “if the material isn’t beautiful it won’t sustain”. And this is the approach they took for Ace & Tate’s Antwerp store too.
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