Fernando Laposse
Living Etc Magazine|September 2020
Fernando Laposse
There’s a proliferation of pink in Mexican-born Fernando Laposse’s east London studio. Long trails of dyed sisal – hung like unicorn tails from drying racks – fill the space like candyfloss. Some of it is being used to create lamps that look like Cousin Itt from The Addams Family.
Fiona McCarthy
Elsewhere, someone is flat-ironing corn husks out of which they’ll cut hexagonal shapes to create the equivalent of a veneered wallpaper.

Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Fernando’s unique approach to sustainable design. Since graduating in product design from Central Saint Martins in 2011, Fernando has worked on his own projects, transforming ‘humble, natural materials, often considered waste, into refined design,’ he says.

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