Material: Starch, Pumpkin
Typology: Surface Finishing
The Mantua pumpkin, once a plant symbol of the rural tradition of my country,
Find again a ?noble? connotation; living skin or refined cladding of a handmade object, the which essence is made up of simple materials such as wood fiber composite panels.
The surface built is the culmination of careful research: a natural product, produced by the mixture of starch, sugar and pumpkin.
The fixing to the panel takes place by means of chains of starches between fibers of pumpkin and porosity of the wood, thus avoiding the use of adhesives.
The reflection wants to explore new processes and finishes applied to furniture, in order to re-establish a ontological relationship between man and object.