I am extremely fascinated by cork as material used for furniture and larger objects. We are used to cork in smaller objects but when working it into large scale the textural characteristics of
cork emerges. Cork is an all-natural material with unique properties.
It is light. It is impermeable to liquids, elastic, compressible and highly abrasionresistant. It provides thermal and acoustic insulation, and is even fire retardant. Furthermore it is completely biodegradable and recyclable. `Bark´ is a lounge chair made of oak cork, manufactured from 3D prints and advanced technology in a 5-axis CNC
bark by rikke hagen
Photographers Kristine Funch & Emilia Therese