Cork for the Bathroom

I was researching cork several weeks ago, when I found out that cork was being made into beautiful furniture. I believe it was IKEA that brought it to my attention. Quite a bit of it is made from recycled cork, which itself is a renewable resource. Now this blog here from a fellow blogger, Ann Porter, brings more information and looks regarding cork in the bathroom. Check it out.

Cheers,

Daryle W. Hier

Kitchen Studio of Naples, Inc.

These days we are pretty comfortable with the use of cork for flooring and wall treatments but the notion of a bathroom fixture made from cork is pretty spectacular.

GRANORTE, based in Portugal, is a leading sustainable flooring manufacturer and producer of cutting-edge cork products from vessels and tile to lighting and furniture.

NuSpa Cork Bathroom Fixtures | KitchAnn StyleInitially created to recycle the cork waste from the cork stoppers manufacturing industry, the GRANORTE product portfolio now includes sculpted bathtubs.

The latest robotic technology allows GRANORTE to carve beautiful tubs from solid agglomerated cork using a seven-axis robotic sculptor capable of intricate and large forms.

The cork, as a raw material, provides the perfect plasticity, warmth and comfort, and is sustainable as an ecologically harvested and recycled product.

NuSpa Cork Bathtub | KitchAnn Style

GRANTORE products have a reputation for delivering superb quality as well as eye-catching styles. They have won numerous awards such as the 2014 APCOR Innovation in Cork Award and iF DESIGN AWARD 2015; Bathroom…

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One thought on “Cork for the Bathroom

  1. jomommerz@yahoo.com

    Hmmm … wonder if I can turn in all my corks pulled from wine bottles to be made into bathtubs and/or sinks? Have quite a collection of them.
    Salootie Patootie!

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