Living Material


Part of their Hyde Park collection, “Living material” is a project from Benwu Studio made up of designers Hongchao Wang and Peng You. Based between London and New york they explore materiality. Their latest project explores ways to reuse found natural materials with the aim to enhance natures beauty by mixing materials to create unexpected and beautiful outcomes. Juxtaposing materials such as branches and twigs with more industrial materials their outcomes suggests new applications for natural materials as well as pushing the boundaries of materiology.