Noemi Cortizas

I am Noemi Cortizas, a transversal industrial designer and engineer. My main interest are sustainability, CMF and materials innovation.

My clients say that I do "sparkling" & down to earh design.

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Design & research of a new material to reuse a difficult waste to manage.

The food industry produces millions of tonnes of various waste materials, some of which have been repurposed while others have not. Among the less-recyclable waste elements are cow and ox horns. In partnership with Authentic Material and Roctool, I investigated the most effective methods for converting a black, horn-based polymer into a product featuring an exceptional design through the use of cutting-edge industrial technology. A unique aspect of this material is the presence of small, visible horn particles, which add to its overall aesthetic appeal.