Daniel Michalik Featured for his Research on Portugese Cork

Interior/Product Design professor and Brooklyn-based designer Daniel Michalik specializes in working with cork. Obsessed with finding new ways to shape the material, he traveled around Portugal to document how cork is made from the independent harvesting farms in Alentejo, to the factories of the countries largest cork manufacture Amorim where all the scrap material is used as biomass fuel to power the plants. Read more at Core 77.