Materials & Samples

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Agglomerated dark cork
Composition: 100% cork.
Characteristics: High performance in thermal, acoustic, and anti-vibration insulation. Resistant to abrasion and to impact. Waterproof and fire retardant (burns without a flame and does not emit toxic gases during combustion).
Finishing: Colourless aqueous coating with properties of water repellency, oil, and stains and high resistance to UV and aging, keeping the natural touch and breathability of cork.
Sustainability: Vegetable, biodegradable and recycled material. No risk to health and the environment. A cork oak has a life span around 200 years of age and can be corked around 18 times.
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Composite dark cork
Composition: cork and resins.
Characteristics: High performance in thermal, acoustic, and anti-vibration insulation. Resistant to abrasion and to impact. Waterproof and fire retardant (burns without a flame and does not emit toxic gases during combustion).
Finishing: Colourless aqueous coating with properties of water repellency, oil, and stains and high resistance to UV and aging, keeping the natural touch and breathability of cork.
Sustainability: Vegetable, biodegradable and recycled material. No risk to health and the environment. A cork oak has a life span around 200 years of age and can be corked around 18 times.
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Composite light cork
Composition: cork and resins.
Characteristics: High performance in thermal, acoustic, and anti-vibration insulation. Resistant to abrasion and to impact. Waterproof and fire retardant (burns without a flame and does not emit toxic gases during combustion).
Finishing: Colourless aqueous coating with properties of water repellency, oil, and stains and high resistance to UV and aging, keeping the natural touch and breathability of cork.
Sustainability: Vegetable, biodegradable and recycled material. No risk to health and the environment. A cork oak has a life span around 200 years of age and can be corked around 18 times.
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Stems of osier
Origin: Barcelos, Portugal.
Characteristics: The wicker basket is made of long thin stems of osier. It is a raw material of vegetable origin obtained from species of the genus Salix, of the Salicaceae family. It is a strong and light material that is weaving by hand.
Finishing: Colorless aqueous coating.
Sustainability: It is 100% natural and environmentally-friendly.
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Limestone
Name: Alpinina.
Origin: Leiria, Portugal.
Characteristics: Fine-grained beige limestone, with stylolites and thin calcitic and ferruginous veins, tectonized and fairly recrystallized. Compression breaking load – 1150 kg/cm2. Impact test – minimum fall H45 cm. Abrasion test – 1,9 mm.
Sustainability: The natural qualities of beauty, coloration, durability and easy conservation make Portuguese stone an efficient raw material. This
industry in Portugal presents an extremely interesting in environmental and social sustainability: while extraction and transformation techniques are exceptionally competitive and of the highest quality, the more artisanal and manual techniques that are unique and irreplaceable have not been lost.
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Marble
Name: Pele de Tigre.
Origin: Évora, Portugal.
Characteristics: Calcareous white marble with a fine to medium granoblastic texture and with dark greyish veins. Compression breaking load – 1020 kg/cm2.
Impact test – minimum fall H60 cm. Abrasion test – 3 mm.
Sustainability: The natural qualities of beauty, coloration, durability and easy conservation make Portuguese stone an efficient raw material. This
industry in Portugal presents an extremely interesting in environmental and social sustainability: while extraction and transformation techniques are exceptionally competitive and of the highest quality, the more artisanal and manual techniques that are unique and irreplaceable have not been lost.
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Solid ash
Origin: European solid ash.
Finishing: Colorless or colorful matt varnish that enhances and protects the natural beauty of the wood. The varnish has a special UV protection that prevents discoloration, and also forms a water repellent layer.
Sustainability: The wood comes from forests controlled through a custody protocol that includes plantation, logging, and drying. The process is
covered by the FSC Certification which guarantees wood originating from replanted and controlled forests. Wood can last a lifetime but it needs some
maintenance and care, because it is sensitive to variations in temperature and humidity.
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Solid oak
Origin: American solid oak.
Finishing: Colorless or colorful matt varnish that enhances and protects the natural beauty of the wood. The varnish has a special UV protection that prevents discoloration, and also forms a water repellent layer.
Sustainability: The natural qualities of beauty, coloration, durability, and easy conservation make Portuguese stone an efficient raw material. This
industry in Portugal presents an extremely interesting in environmental and social sustainability: while extraction and transformation techniques are exceptionally competitive and of the highest quality, the more artisanal and manual techniques that are unique and irreplaceable have not been lost.
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Solid walnut
Origin: American solid walnut.
Finishing: Colorless or colorful matt varnish that enhances and protects the natural beauty of the wood. The varnish has a special UV protection that prevents discoloration, and also forms a water repellent layer.
Sustainability: The natural qualities of beauty, coloration, durability, and easy conservation make Portuguese stone an efficient raw material. This
industry in Portugal presents an extremely interesting in environmental and social sustainability: while extraction and transformation techniques are exceptionally competitive and of the highest quality, the more artisanal and manual techniques that are unique and irreplaceable have not been lost.
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Oak veneer
Origin: European oak veneer.
Finishing: Colorless or colorful matt varnish that enhances and protects the natural beauty of the wood. The varnish has a special UV protection that prevents discoloration, and also forms a water repellent layer.
Sustainability: The natural qualities of beauty, coloration, durability, and easy conservation make Portuguese stone an efficient raw material. This
industry in Portugal presents an extremely interesting in environmental and social sustainability: while extraction and transformation techniques are exceptionally competitive and of the highest quality, the more artisanal and manual techniques that are unique and irreplaceable have not been lost.
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Walnut veneer
Origin: European walnut veneer.
Finishing: Colorless or colorful matt varnish that enhances and protects the natural beauty of the wood. The varnish has a special UV protection that prevents discoloration, and also forms a water repellent layer.
Sustainability: The natural qualities of beauty, coloration, durability, and easy conservation make Portuguese stone an efficient raw material. This
industry in Portugal presents an extremely interesting in environmental and social sustainability: while extraction and transformation techniques are exceptionally competitive and of the highest quality, the more artisanal and manual techniques that are unique and irreplaceable have not been lost.
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Rice straw
Composition: 100% rice straw, made with natural braided fiber.
Characteristics: Hand-sewn open straw braid.
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Hemp rope
Composition: 100% hemp, made with natural fiber twisted wire with 4 cables.
Characteristics: Good tensile strength and friction. It is a natural fiber with good grip, the knot is strong and tight, so it does not undo itself.
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Cotton rope
Composition: 100% cotton, made with natural fiber twisted wire with 4 cables.
Characteristics: Good tensile strength and friction. It is a natural fiber with a good grip, the knot is strong and tight, so it does not undo itself.
Finishing: Dyeing in 4 colors.
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‘Step’ fabric by Gabriel
Composition: 100% Trevira cs.
Durability: 100.000 rubs Martindale (EN ISO 12947-2).
Application: contract.
Maintenance: Wash or dry cleaning P(W). Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
Characteristics: Step is unique in both texture and performance. It is resistant and has powerful fire-resistant properties.
Sustainability: No heavy metals. It carries the Oeko-Tex health label and the EU environmental Ecolabel.
‘Chili’ fabric by Gabriel
Composition: 75% post-consumer recycled polyester fr / 25% polyester fr (fr inside the fiber).
Durability: 60.000 rubs Martindale (EN ISO 12947-2).
Application: contract.
Maintenance: wash or dry cleaning P(W). Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
Characteristics: Chili is made from post-consumer recycled flame retardant polyester. The fabric offers superior flame retardancy, meeting the most stringent flammability requirements. So, it is designed for use in environments where fire safety is a top priority and with special requirements for cleaning. The color palette has 47 colors.
Sustainability: No heavy metals. It carries the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®.
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‘Obika Leather +’ fabric by Gabriel
Composition: 66% polyurethan, 24% polyester, and 10% cotton.
Durability: 250,000 rubs (EN ISO 5470-2 Method 1).
Application: contract.
Maintenance: Dry cleaning P(W). Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
Characteristics: Obika Leather+ is an artificial leather fabric with a refined structure that perfectly imitates the exclusive look, soft feel, and texture of genuine leather. It is resistant, very cleaning-friendly, and has powerful fire-resistant properties.
Sustainability: No heavy metals. It carries the Oeko-Tex health label and the EU environmental Ecolabel.
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‘Luna 2’ fabric by Gabriel
Composition: 90% New Zealand wool / 10% polyamide.
Durability: 70,000 rubs Martindale (EN ISO 12947-2).
Application: contract – soft seating.
Maintenance: Dry cleaning P(S).
Characteristics: It has high abrasion resistance.
Sustainability: It carries the Oeko-Tex health label and the EU environmental Ecolabel.

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