Experimental design studio from
Johannesburg South Africa






Project4


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Project 1
Lighting

Facet Light - Terracotta

Available for order
- limited stock
   
E27
fittings included.

︎: 300mm x  

Height: 210mm 


70 polygons 9% resolution




Traditional ceramic manufacture edited with digital technology, the light shade references the industrial pendant light but uses the polygon as a pattern


R2150.00
excl shipping

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These lights are made to order,
get in touch to find out more information. 


Project 2
Materials

Material Futures

An exploration of Johannesburg’s materials and processes using RE-IY or adhoc methods. This project was an outcome of the Circular Design Lab 2019 facilitated by the British Council.

Project3
Footwear

Moss Airs

A Conceptual design project looking at the future of materials in footwear design, using a moss that is fixed to the shoe, this design poses the question of what sustainable footwear design will look like in the future, will our textiles grow? Will they need to be watered and trimmed?

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About


Matthew Edwards

Matte is an experimental design studio founded on the principles of Make Do and RE-IY, which focuses on designing with materials and processes that are relevant to the Global South and its shared sustainable future. For more information, to collaborate or to see more work please contact me by email.


Contact


hello@matte.co.za



To see more of our processes: 


︎ @mattebinary



Graphic Design work is available upon request︎ Shipping within South Africa only









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