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Alexander Wilde

Alex, originally from Washington D.C., received his Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and French from the University of Wisconsin, in Madison before pursuing his Masters of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute. He uses his ability to create to push his design process in the physical realm.

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What can a zero waste manufacturing cycle look like when using sustainable technologies?

Here is the Myco Stool, a modular and easily assembled stool, that utilizes myceliums sponge like material properties to create a comfortable seat that’s both repairable and biodegradable. These products utilize a unique joinery system, free of any screws or bolts, which allows for flat packing and easy storage.

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By utilizing a circular flow economy, wherein the waste generated from manufacturing is used back in the production cycle, products can reach a lower carbon footprint before reaching the consumer.

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But most importantly they utilize all the material waste produced during the manufacturing process back in the products themselves. By combining traditional fabrication methods with new technologies we can build a cleaner future while growing beautiful furniture.

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Alexander Wilde

Alex, originally from Washington D.C., received his Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and French from the University of Wisconsin, in Madison before pursuing his Masters of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute. He uses his ability to create to push his design process in the physical realm.

Close up shot

What can a zero waste manufacturing cycle look like when using sustainable technologies?

Here is the Myco Stool, a modular and easily assembled stool, that utilizes myceliums sponge like material properties to create a comfortable seat that’s both repairable and biodegradable. These products utilize a unique joinery system, free of any screws or bolts, which allows for flat packing and easy storage.