Sustainable designer and maker Melanie Abrantes sought methods to utilize leftover materials from hand-turning her personal merchandise over the previous 5 years. As a substitute of throwing them out as many producers do, Abrantes picked items of cork and wooden and paired them with thrifted glass vessels. The cork and wooden items are laminated collectively earlier than being match collectively on a woodturning lathe. Every vase has a unique mixture of coloured glass, cork, and hardwood which were sculpted collectively to turn into a chunk of practical artwork. The outcomes are the Marais assortment of restricted version vases which can be utterly distinctive from each other.

Photographer: Melanie Riccardi

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