2020 longlists

Senilia
by High Society

Highs Society

Senilia is a collection of lampshades that explores new applications for secondary raw materials, such as coffee silver skin and spent grain.

The collection was made possible through a close collaboration with local coffee roasters and beer brewing factories.

The Senilia collection aimed to develop a material that is fully biodegradable and recyclable. The leftovers are mixed with a compostable binder extruded under high pressure through a pipe.

This turns the material into a straight, tubular structure that is then handcrafted into irregular shapes and air-dried for several days.


This project has been longlisted in the sustainable design category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Designer: High Society
Project: Senilia

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