Initially designed for the American Hardwood Council as part of the Seed to Seat project: www.seedtoseat.info
The Meraki Daybed is manufactured in Cape Town from organic and completely recyclable light cork and American soft Maple.
The initial shape and concept derived from research based on the Senufo people of West Africa. The carving is a focal point, which emphasises the importance of the handmade aesthetic, as opposed to only machine manufacturing.
Cork is used as an alternative to upholstery, where the emphasis is based on sustainability and the use of natural materials.
This product can be manufactured from light or dark grades cork, American walnut or American maple.