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Trumpet Coatstand from Denmark’s Mater

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 07, 2014 01:28 AM
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by Promila Shastri last modified May 06, 2014

The fact that the impossibly elegant Trumpet Coatstand, designed by Danish brand Mater, is crafted a world away from Denmark—in Jaipur, India—goes to the heart of the Mater brand. Founder Henrik Marstrand sees Mater as an antidote to consumerism which turns a blind eye to social and environmental transgressions. “I — Continue reading …




 

 

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The fact that the impossibly elegant Trumpet Coatstand, designed by Danish brand Mater, is crafted a world away from Denmarkin Jaipur, Indiagoes to the heart of the Mater brand. Founder Henrik Marstrand sees Mater as an antidote to consumerism which turns a blind eye to social and environmental transgressions. “I wanted to launch a brand that has a strong vision to create timeless and beautiful design based on an ethical business strategy. Mater combines exclusive furniture and lighting with working methods that support people, local craft traditions and the environment.”

To that end, the statuesque beauty of Trumpet, exquisitely realized in hard wood or aluminum, showcases the skills of craftspeople in Jaipur, whose wood turning traditions, not surprisingly, resonate strongly with the sensibilities of Mater’s designers, well-schooled in the venerable Nordic art of wood working. Trumpet’s nine discseach manually turnedand all its components are designed for flat pack shipping, with the aluminum version fashioned from recycled waste materials collected through environmental initiatives spearheaded by SusBiz India, a local sustainable business partner which overseas Mater’s Indian suppliers.trumpet_coatstand_2048x2048trumpet_coatstand_alu_2048x2048-1


 

 

 
 
 

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