Dr. Andrew Dent, EVP of Materials Research, shares materials that offer a unique opportunity for rigidity and flexibility, hard and soft to co-exist.
This material juxtaposition lets consumers enjoy the best of both worlds. As they say: opposites attract.
A bit about the materials discussed in the video…Wood-Skin® by Wood-Skin Srl // MC 7155-01
Flexible wood panel comprised of routed plywood laminated to a nylon textile core. The removal of the wood in linear sections at regular 60˚ angles reveals the core textile and creates a flexible joint.
Wood Textile by Studio Tesler Mendelovitch // MC 1032401
A flexible wood textile that is scored into soft, bendable 3D wooden surfaces. This geometric patterned surface offers strength and flexibility while also being delicate and soft to the touch.