Tag: Mari Koppanen

Norwegian designer revives lost art of Romanian hoof fungus

Norwegian designer revives lost art of Romanian hoof fungus

February 7, 2022 |

In Norway, up and coming designer Mari Koppanen is revisiting a mushroom leather that was once commonly used in the Transylvanian region.  She recently featured the nearly-lost technique in the Fomes furniture range. Comprising a stool and matching bench, the pieces were upholstered in amadou, a spongy, suede-like material made from Fomes fomentarius. The fungus’s […]

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