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100 Inventive Cork Designs

From Sustainable Furnishings to Eco-Friendly Textile Alternatives

— May 24, 2014 — Art & Design
Cork isn’t just for bottle stoppers anymore and these inventive cork designs are proving this notion. Cork is a durable, flexible and sustainable material that is made up of bark tissue, harvested for commercial use.

The material is composed of suberin that contributes to its elasticity and fire-resistant features. Thanks to its versatile properties, the material has become a go-to for architects as well as industrial and fashion designers who are replacing traditional building supplies with an eco-friendly alternative.

Cork based shoes, accessories and even umbrellas are not the only amazing products out there as bottle stopper stools, chairs and lamps are also gaining massive popularity. These inventive cork designs vary from interior home applications to fun DIY projects that are created with sustainability in mind.


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Multilingual Cheersing Coasters
Multilingual Cheersing Coasters
These Printable Coasters Say Bottoms Up in Multiple Languages
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98
Accomodating Cork Bowls
Accomodating Cork Bowls
This Cork Bowl is Easily Adjustable
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97
Corset-Inspired Lamps
Corset-Inspired Lamps
This Stylish Lamp Uses a Variety of Materials for a Seductive Ambience
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96
Eclectic Stopper Storage
Eclectic Stopper Storage
The Kork Collection is Eco-Friendly, Adaptable and Adorable
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95
Sparkling Cider Cameras
Sparkling Cider Cameras
The Lomography 20th Anniversary Champagne Edition Cameras are Cork Coated
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94
Hide-and-Seek Tea Sets
Hide-and-Seek Tea Sets
El Escondite by Leslie Montes is Playful, Space-Saving and Minimalist
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93
Thumbtack-Inspired Seating
Thumbtack-Inspired Seating
The Pushpin Cork by COOIMA is Inspired by a Common Stationery
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92
Candy-Colored Cork Clutches
Candy-Colored Cork Clutches
This Eco-Friendly Fashion Accessory from Necessary Clothing is Compact
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91
Faux 3D Bowls
Faux 3D Bowls
The Poly Bowl by Martin Zampach is Designed to Play Tricks on the Mind
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90
Lightweight Cork Knives
Lightweight Cork Knives
The Baladeo Float Knife is a Fisherman's Perfect Companion
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89
Champagne Cork Seating
Champagne Cork Seating
Radice & Orlandini's Cork Bar Stool is Modeled After a Bottle Stopper
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88
Cordless Smartphone Surfaces
Cordless Smartphone Surfaces
A QI Wireless Charger Get a Fresh New Look with a Cork Finish
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87
Champagne Cork Candles
Champagne Cork Candles
These Celebratory Candles Set the Mood for Champagne-Popping Champions
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86
Cork Stopper Tables
Cork Stopper Tables
This Cork Stopper Table Kees Everything Snug and in Place
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85
Paper Airplane Pushpins
Paper Airplane Pushpins
The Squadron Push Pins are Delightful Darts that Display Your Memos
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84
Cork Building Facades
Cork Building Facades
Miroslav Svoboda Decorates His One-of-a-Kind Home with 180,000 Wine Corks
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83
Cork-Inspired Seating
Cork-Inspired Seating
Manuel Welsky's SCRW Stool is Playfully Height Adjustable
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82
Scientific Storage Jars
Scientific Storage Jars
These Modern Jars are a Clear Organization Solution for Your Home
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81
Bottle Topper Illuminators
Bottle Topper Illuminators
The Muselette Lamp is Minimalist and Functional, Yet Refined
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80
Elegant Cork Illuminators
Elegant Cork Illuminators
The Pianissimo Lamp from Discipline Promoted Sustainable Design
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79
Recycled Kitchen Appliances
Recycled Kitchen Appliances
Short Circuit by Gaspard Tine-Bere Are Made from Landfill Materials
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78
Hollow Cork Side Tables
Hollow Cork Side Tables
The Kork Boxes by Twodesigners is Chic and Functional
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77
Spruced Up Fertilizer Branding
Spruced Up Fertilizer Branding
Gro Plant Formula Employs Bark-Derived Material for a Modern Image
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76
Tree Bark Teddies
Tree Bark Teddies
The Giving Bear is a Sustainable Stuffed Animal That Sweetly Invites a Squeeze
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75
Crazy Cork Safari Animals
Crazy Cork Safari Animals
This Rhinoceros is Made of 12,000 Wine Corks & Justifies Heavy Drinking
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74
Lace-Up Light Fixtures
Lace-Up Light Fixtures
The Corset Lamp Invites DIY Assembly by Looping Colorful Ropes Through it
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73
Corked Wine Bottle Lights
Corked Wine Bottle Lights
This USB Light Creates a Perfect Flameless Glow
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72
Cork-Encased Torches
Cork-Encased Torches
Flashlight by Joseph Guerra is Cheaply Made and Easily Stored
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71
Lab-Inspired Coffee Racks
Lab-Inspired Coffee Racks
This Daily Coffee Rack Keeps Your Coffee Organized and Fresh
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70
Sleek Minimalist Urns
Sleek Minimalist Urns
The Urnel by Formboten Stores Ashes in a Stylish Manner
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69
Cork-Patterned Kicks
Cork-Patterned Kicks
The '35 Lite Cork LX' Sneakers from 'Gourmet' Sport a Distinct Design
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68
Metal Grille-Like Containers
Metal Grille-Like Containers
The Cover Collection by Daphna Laurens Juxtaposes Two Materials
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67
Corkboard Slam Dunk Sneakers
Corkboard Slam Dunk Sneakers
You Won't Want to Tack Pictures on These Nike LeBron X NSW Cork Shoes
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66
Changeable Cork Containers
Changeable Cork Containers
The Adjust-A-Bowl is Tough like Leather and Flexible like Paper
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65
Cork Stopper Seating
Cork Stopper Seating
The Champagne Cork Furniture Presents a Wine and Dine Elegance
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64
Cork-Based Sports Shoes
Cork-Based Sports Shoes
The Nike Cork Air Force 1s are an Eco-Friendly Alternative
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63
Chic Retro Percolators
Chic Retro Percolators
The Sweden & Coffee Set Combines Traditional Design and Contemporary Taste
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62
Golden Cork Champagne Pumps
Golden Cork Champagne Pumps
Charlotte Olympia Designs a Glamorous Collection for Veuve Clicquot
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61
Sustainable Italian-Crafted Shoes
Sustainable Italian-Crafted Shoes
These Eco Friendly Sandals and Wedges are Kitschy and Comfy
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60
Cork-Covered Hotels
Cork-Covered Hotels
The 'Ecorkhotel' in Portugal is Inspired by Cork and Medieval Villages
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59
Comfortable Corked Seating
Comfortable Corked Seating
The Corkigami Chair Combines a Cork Material with a Chair Design
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58
Corked Totem Crafts
Corked Totem Crafts
The Monkey Business 'Corkers Totem Kit' Will Liven Up Dinner Parties
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57
Captivating Cork Portraits
Captivating Cork Portraits
Scott Gundersen Creates Intricate Mosaics Made from Cork Bottle Stops
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56
Authentic Corked Purses
Authentic Corked Purses
The Vans Authentic Bi-fold Cork Wallet is Industrial
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55
Jigsaw Bark Seating
Jigsaw Bark Seating
The Chaise Cork Provides a Comfortable Place to Recline, Piece by Piece
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54
Pliéing Cork Perches
Pliéing Cork Perches
The Lovely Light Hans Stool Poses On its Tippy Toes
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53
Pinnable Model Planets
Pinnable Model Planets
The Cork Globe is an Interactive Spherical Map to Which You Can Stick Tacks
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52
Stylish Glass Kettles
Stylish Glass Kettles
The Upon Teapot by Nikolo Kerimov is Inspired by Mountains and Clouds
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51
Beehive-Like Wine Sets
Beehive-Like Wine Sets
The Hole Collection by Giancarlo Zema is Made out of Recycled Cardboard
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50
Cubic Cork Birdhouses
Cubic Cork Birdhouses
The Nester's Nest by Frederic Ruyant is Simple and Serene
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49
Mini Corked Glass USBs
Mini Corked Glass USBs
These 'Message in a Bottle Flash Drives' are Wonderfully Romantic
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48
Earthy Tablet Cases
Earthy Tablet Cases
The Cork Electronics Sleeve for iPad and iPhone is Durable and Sustainable
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47
Porous Tablet Protectors
Porous Tablet Protectors
The Pomm iPadCorkCase Acts as a Durable Cushion for Your Device
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46
Cork Jewel Cases
Cork Jewel Cases
Wall to Wall Carpeting Album Packaging Comprises Creative Materiality
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45
Corky Mobile Skins
Corky Mobile Skins
The iPhone 4 Cork Board from Slickwraps Gives Your Mobile a Soft Finish
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44
Bottle Stopper Seating
Bottle Stopper Seating
The Purista Stool Has an Elegant Metal Frame with a Cushioning Cork Cap
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43
Sustainable Record Spinners
Sustainable Record Spinners
The Sennheiser Eco-Vinyl Turntable is Made Using Cork and Bioplastic
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42
Comfy Cork Couches
Comfy Cork Couches
This Sofa by Designer Lucie Koldova is Cleverly Made From Cork Board
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41
Cork-Screwed Furniture
Cork-Screwed Furniture
The Rolha Side Table by Gonçalo Campos is Inspired by the Tradition of
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40
Earthy Eco Notebooks
Earthy Eco Notebooks
The Landmade Cork Journal is Distinct and Traditional
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39
Roll-On Oil Dispensers
Roll-On Oil Dispensers
This Revolutionary Olive Oil Dispenser Ensures Zero Mess
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38
Nifty Kleenex Boxes
Nifty Kleenex Boxes
Plate Tissue Combines an Aesthetic Case and with a Convenient Second Function
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37
Pixelated Flooring Patterns
Pixelated Flooring Patterns
The ModuTile Cork Tiles are Funky and Eco-Friendly
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36
Caged Corked Seating
Caged Corked Seating
The Sidekick Stool by Timothy John is Modeled After a Scientific Beaker
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35
Eco-Friendly Scent Containers
Eco-Friendly Scent Containers
Formboten's 'Natural Self Flacon' Bottle is Perfect for Going Green
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34
Quirky Cork Chairs
Quirky Cork Chairs
The Tilter Chair by Daniel Michalik Leans Towards the Unusual
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Quirky Corky Umbrellas
Quirky Corky Umbrellas
The Cute Sandra Correai Cork Umbrella is Eco- and Fashion-Friendly
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32
Natural Wireless Charging Stations
Natural Wireless Charging Stations
The Raw Induction Series by O'Dea Design Charges Without Fuss
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31
Corky Crayon Cases
Corky Crayon Cases
The Artgraf Pencil Holder has a Sense of Heritage
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30
Skewed Cork Spectacles
Skewed Cork Spectacles
The Luzette Glasses are a Contemporary Spin on Correctional Eyewear
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29
Clever Cork Cases
Clever Cork Cases
Sustainable Envelopes Reinforced With Recycled Billboard Liners
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28
Dextrous Reading Lamps
Dextrous Reading Lamps
The Glint Light Gets Comfy on its Perch According to Your Preference
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27
Conical Illuminating Corkboards
Conical Illuminating Corkboards
Pinha by Raw Edges Shines a Light on Bright Ideas
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26
Bottle Stopper Seating
Bottle Stopper Seating
Stack and Sit on the Playful 'Tupa' Cork Stools
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25
Cork Task Lamps
Cork Task Lamps
The Kurk Desk Light by Craig Foster is Flat-Packed and Eco-Friendly
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Giant Champane Cork Tables
Giant Champane Cork Tables
This Champagne Cork Table Features a Stylish Wire Cage Design
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Pinboard Table Lamps
Pinboard Table Lamps
The Luminarie Post is an Unconventional Corkboard with a Second Function
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22
Pinboard Rapper Caps
Pinboard Rapper Caps
The D.Original Cork Snapback is a Portable Message Board
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21
Miniature DIY Cork Boards
Miniature DIY Cork Boards
These Tiny Message Boards are a Perfect Way to Keep Important Reminders
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Adaptable Eco Furnishings
Adaptable Eco Furnishings
The Clever and Convenient Coffee Set Functions as Both Stool and Table
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Pinnable Wall Decor
Pinnable Wall Decor
Corkscapes by Magda Hebal Easily Customizes Your Home
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18
Transportable Techie Toasters
Transportable Techie Toasters
The Torradeira de Bolso is a Countertop Appliance for Your Desktop
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17
Cork Board Backpacks
Cork Board Backpacks
INROU Preserves Food and is the Perfect Fashionable Picnic Accessory
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16
Bottle Stopper Barstools
Bottle Stopper Barstools
The Bar{k} Stool is Composed of a Fitting Material for a Wine Bar
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Musical Xylophone Mugs
Musical Xylophone Mugs
Pitcher by Mac Funamizu Produces a Pitch to Denote its Capacity
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14
Booze Bathroom Decor
Booze Bathroom Decor
The Wine Cork Bath Mat is the Perfect Do it Yourself Project
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13
Re-Purposed Cork Decor
Re-Purposed Cork Decor
The Wire Christmas Angel Ornaments Put Drink Stoppers to Good Use
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12
Cork Wallets
Cork Wallets
STITCH & LOCKE Offers an Animal-Free Accessory for Men
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11
Quirky Lounge Collections
Quirky Lounge Collections
The Estudio Recreo Set Affords Playful Interior Comfort
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10
Kid-Friendly Playful Furniture
Kid-Friendly Playful Furniture
The Toronto Stool Doubles as a Fun Toy for Children
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9
Scrap-Constructed Residences
Scrap-Constructed Residences
The Upcycle House Gets Credit for an 86% Reduction in CO2 Emissions
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8
Cork iPad Cases
Cork iPad Cases
The 'JACOedge Lumberjack' Looks Like Real Wood
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7
Recycled Celebratory Cork Lighting
Recycled Celebratory Cork Lighting
This Chandelier is Made Out of Recycled Bottle Corks
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6
DIY Cork Coasters
DIY Cork Coasters
Make Some Affordable Home Decor Items Using This Apartment Therapy Tutorial
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5
Modular Geometric Honey Jars
Modular Geometric Honey Jars
Maks Arbuzov's Glass Honey Jar Designs Fit Beautifully Together
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4
Gamer Office Decor
Gamer Office Decor
DIY Pac-Man Cork Board Revamps Your Walls, Retro Arcade-Style
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3
Quirky Eco Wallets
Quirky Eco Wallets
The Jack Spade Cork Wallet is Puncture-Friendly and Water-Resistant
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2
Cork Camping Cabins
Cork Camping Cabins
The Dideia Tree House Puts a Stopper in Traditional Tent Design
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1
DIY Magnetic Cork Planters
DIY Magnetic Cork Planters
These DIY Cork Planters are Cute and Easy to Create
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