Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

WEBSITE

www.asp.waw.pl

MYKO

MYKO is a technique for creating furniture from mushrooms.

The project explores the potential of reishi mushrooms, a strain frequently used for its medicinal qualities but that also possesses structural qualities that can be used in construction. The density of the reishi's root structure creates a strong and flexible skin that is both water and fire resistant. MYKO combines a material produced from reishi mushrooms with beech wood to produce a series of experimental and totally biodegradable furniture pieces.

Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

WEBSITE

www.asp.waw.pl

MYKO

MYKO is a technique for creating furniture from mushrooms.

The project explores the potential of reishi mushrooms, a strain frequently used for its medicinal qualities but that also possesses structural qualities that can be used in construction. The density of the reishi's root structure creates a strong and flexible skin that is both water and fire resistant. MYKO combines a material produced from reishi mushrooms with beech wood to produce a series of experimental and totally biodegradable furniture pieces.

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