18–21 september
bargehouse, oxo tower wharf, london

the brands taking part

Material Matters showcases a curated mix of over 40 world-leading brands, designers, makers and organisations to celebrate the importance of materials and their ability to shape our lives. From product design, furniture and lighting to metal, ceramics, textiles or technology, the brands and makers on display are at the leading edge of contemporary design.

Mari Koppanen

Stand 13.15

Mari Koppanen’s Kääpä+ offers a glimpse into the potential of ancient materials in contemporary design. The project unveils the enchanting narrative of amadou, a leather-like material derived from tinder mushrooms. Through sculptural prototypes that fuse tradition with innovation, the project invites fungi into our living spaces.

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