Cork is one of the magic materials of the world which is fitting since its most common use is in wine bottles (wine being one of the magic liquids in the world). But what to do with all the wine corks you have after you finish a bottle of wine? Don’t just toss ‘em out, they can be used as alcohol soaked candles,…
If you're after a new pair of kicks for the summer, Vans is offering up a new take on its classic designs that are made of... cork.
It's always better to have control of a knife you're using, sure, but everyone makes mistakes. And you shouldn't lose a perfectly good knife just because it sinks to the bottom of a lake or the shaft cracks on your tile floor. Is the solution bouncy knives? Sort of.
Just when you thought that mankind's genius could go no further, four years of research has given birth to a new apex in cork innovation. Please say hello to your newest wine-stopper, the Helix cork.
Skip the Ikea-imposed allen wrenches and other tools with this build-it-yourself side table that assembles using the skills you learned while uncorking countless bottles of wine. Instead of a more traditional threaded bolt, the table's three legs feature the same screw you'd find on a bottle opener, making it easy to…
Totally sustainable, naturally impermeable, and protector of drinkables, cork is an incredible thing. But more than being functional, it's all the rage with the kids these days! And we can see why. This newly unveiled cork umbrella from Pelcor is lovely to look at but with the added, smug bonus of knowing your…
We already know that cork is the most amazing material in the world to keep your wine tasty but how does the material perform elsewhere? Like, for example, in shoes. Check out these new Nike Lebron X Cork shoes. Yes, shoes that are made from cork. It looks fantastic.
Ever wonder where wine corks come from? "From cork trees," the informed reader might reply — and they'd be right. Cork oaks, to be exact. In what are known as cork forests. Cork forests! Those are a thing!
Cork is a wonderful substance. It's light, it's durable, it's sustainable, and, most importantly, it's versatile. Designers have taken notice of this material (much like they have bamboo), and have begun working cork into contemporary design trends. Here are nine ingenious objects forged from cork.
I hate cork boards, but I love this Manhattan map cork board. Instead of adding notes or photos, however, I would use it to place pins highlighting all the amazing restaurants and bars in this city.
There's a reason the screw cap hasn't dominated the wine stopper industry: Cork still kicks the ass of stamped aluminum for the good stuff-and not just for nostalgia's sake. This is what keeps our evening libations from turning sour.
Believe me, I'd try if I thought it'd work. What I do love about the Kork case, made from recycled cork, is the clean packaging. All the relevant outputs and ports are catered for too, and it costs $67. [Kork]
Lighting designers' minds must be turning toward boozing it up lately (joining those of your humble narrators), because this is the second time in as many days we've noticed special lighting devices that somehow illuminate containers full of alcoholic beverages. This clever idea involves a battery-operated LED,…