Last days in Benin for our material maker. Mission for upcycling waste from the cotton industry nearly wrapped up, project with the Atelier des Griots finalized. How time flies!
Published 29 May 2018 by Caroline Grellier
In Benin, the Potemat laboratory brings together participative approach, DIY and maker spirit around the project of upcycling by-products of the cotton industry.
Published 24 April 2018 by Caroline Grellier
In order to upcycle by-products of the cotton industry in Benin, our maker is visiting factories, cotton farmers, getting familiar with the machines, experimenting in the lab…
Published 6 March 2018 by Caroline Grellier
Off to Benin. Following her return to university, our maker is moving from principles to practice with a project on upcycling residues from the cotton sector.
Published 27 November 2017 by Caroline Grellier
Resuming her studies, changing her plans facing African political hazards… Our bio-sourced material agency project leader is learning to juggle.
Published 10 October 2017 by Caroline Grellier
Start of the school year update for our maker and her bio-sourced material agency, Termatière. Or how to concile maker aspirations and social entrepreurship.
Published 13 July 2017 by Caroline Grellier
Nearly five months that our material maker is in Africa with Termatière, her bio-sourced materials company. The key moments upon her return.
Published 18 April 2017 by Caroline Grellier
One foot in France and the other in Africa, our material maker found the balance for her business of upcycling projects for local resources, Termatière.
Published 6 March 2017 by Caroline Grellier
It has now been two years since our maker started her column on Termatière, her business creation project in bio-sourced materials. Review of an eventful adventure.
Published 24 January 2017 by Caroline Grellier
The first material of Termatière, a vine shoot composite, is in the hands of potential clients. Our maker met other fans of materials to recycle in Africa.
Published 13 December 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Is this the home stretch? Termatière, the business project specialized in the low-tech conception of new bio-sourced local materials, has never been as close to becoming a reality…
Published 24 October 2016 by Caroline Grellier
The future biodesign agency Termatière now has its first material, a composite of vine shoots for manufacturing wine crates.
Published 27 September 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Our material maker flew off to Africa to get her fill of Togolese, Burkinabe and Beninese inspiration for Termatière, fabrication of bio-sourced materials project.
Published 29 August 2016 by Caroline Grellier
This summer, Termatière, the material company project recycling agricultural waste, moved on to prototyping: a vine shoot composite panel, designed in a lab, was cut in a fablab.
Published 19 July 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Caroline Grellier allowed herself a little getaway outside the lab where she refines her vine shoot composites to find inspiration at Terra2016, world congress for lovers of earthen architecture.
Published 13 June 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Between two tests of vine shoot bleaching, Caroline Grellier is continuing her market studies for Termatière, a company that upcycles agricultural waste.
Published 19 May 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Caroline Grellier is keeping the creation journal of Termatière, vine shoot upcycling project. Our material maker produced her first samples.
Published 18 April 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Termatière, future company specialized in recipes of 100% bio-sourced materials, begins its R&D (at last!) with support from the laboratories of Inra.
Published 12 February 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Our designer and DIY columnist Caroline Grellier went into high-speed train mode in early 2016 with Termatière, her business project of 100% bio-sourced local new materials.
Published 11 January 2016 by Caroline Grellier
The Termatière project has been under development for a year, with turbulences and accelerations. Time for a first assessment for our maker columnist, and now start-uper in bio-sourced materials.