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 15 November 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Les filles du facteur, association created by the fashion designer Delphine Kohler, recycles plastic bags into design objects, helping women in Burkina Faso and in France to create their activity.
Published 8 November 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Plastic wrappings are a plague in Africa. Not for the Cameroonian engineer Calvin Tiam who developed a roof coating made from plastic waste. Meeting.
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 10 October 2016 by Caroline Grellier
What are the recipes that make fablabs a success? Born in 2011, the Ouagalab is the oldest makerspace in West Africa. Report.
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 3 February 2016 by Caroline Grellier
The French start-up Codingame brings together online thousands of developers or hackers to play and improve themselves at coding.
Published 22 January 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Developed by Cirad and makers from la Fruitière numérique in Lourmarin (France), the Elephant Box could solve the man-elephant conflict in Africa.
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.
Published 4 January 2016 by Caroline Grellier
Both director of a model palm grove and developer of software made in Africa, Yao Dodzi Dogbo from Côte d'Ivoire is a fervent supporter of using new technologies for agriculture.
Published 7 December 2015 by Caroline Grellier
Blizzard warning on the Termatière, a cooperative project for agricultural waste upcycling into 100% bio-sourced materials, with a decisively maker approach.
Published 20 November 2015 by Caroline Grellier
In Brest, the Tricyclettes and their nomadic workshops make you roll up your sleeves by offering on a street corner initiation to screen printing or tampography, with 100% vegetable-based DIY inks.
Published 13 October 2015 by Caroline Grellier
From maker to researcher, is there only one step? Caroline Grellier discussed the subject with the National institute for agronomical research (Inra) and Sup’Agro Montpellier.
Published 12 October 2015 by Caroline Grellier
It’s the high season for mushrooms, but not all aspiring makers live in the country. Makery tells you everything about growing oyster mushrooms at home.