Rosana Escobar Finds New Potential in the Humble Coffee Bag

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Takeaways:

  • Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Rosana Escobar has found a way to use the agave plant fibre (which is used to produce coffee bags) to be used in the furniture industry.
  • With the fibres from the bags (which are usually discarded), Rosana has made rugs, stools, and benches.
  • “I wanted to give a voice to this material, to produce new products that could give new narratives and could make us connect with the fibre differently,” she said

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