What is materiO' ?

Global and fully independent watch service on all kinds of material innovation …

Because inspiration, creativity, innovation are constantly nourished by curiosity, discoveries, unlikely associations.

The thousands of selected materials and technologies can be found in our database and in our showrooms.

An Intuitive Database

More than 9000 of extra-ordinary materials, more than 5000 referenced manufacturers! Do some research: this virtual material library brings together all the references carefully selected by the matériO team (the direct contact info of suppliers are included). The ergonomic online tool facilitates intuitive, simple and fun research, for rich and surprising results. An indispensable tool! Showroom and online database are updated daily and constantly feed on the latest global innovations.

  • Pulp molding technology
  • Holy coffee grounds!
  • 100% hemp paper
  • Low temperature thermoformable polymer sheets
  • Bioenzymatic Fuel Cells
  • Injection molding plastic
  • Using the rest of the cotton bud
  • A yarn made of recycled wool
  • Oyster concrete
  • Custom your packing label!
  • sediment bricks
  • From mushrooms and hemp
  • Foolproof recycled PVC
  • Indestructible, unalterable as basalt !
  • High-tech textile & Ruby
  • A carved knit and a painted latex
  • Titanium Fishnet
  • Infinite Terrazzo
  • PU injected on textile
  • Cork sheets
  • A mushroom resilient floor
  • Seaweed sheets
  • 3D printing silicone
  • Thermo Reactive Yarn
  • Thermochromic paint sets
  • Parachute textiles
  • Recycled plastic tile resembling terrazzo
  • Work the paper like leather
  • plasma yarn coating with any metal
  • Led integrated to wall paper
  • Recycled fishnets
  • Moldable cork
  • Bent stone sandwich construction
  • Torchon lace combinated
  • satin thermoformé
  • e-ribbon
  • A revolutionary PV glass
  • Natural recycled material and biopolymer
  • Sculpted plywood panels
  • Woven tube
  • A net for everything!
  • Metallic laminated glass panel
  • Smart material
  • Iridescent and translucent textile
  • Swirls of glass
  • Colorful solid surface on a birch plywood
  • A Rock Glass
  • Recycled upcycled banknotes tile
  • Ink or paint made of soot
  • PHB bioplastic from waste oil
  • Crystallized Metal Tile
  • A bio-based, biodegradable and edible plastic!
  • Luminous Concrete
  • Silicone Surface
  • Agricultural waste packaging
  • Beeswax packaging!
  • Ceramic foam
  • Heating textile technology
  • Polyamide and polyester screening materials
  • Textile from recycled seat belts
  • A concrete that mimics oysters?
  • Lava enamel
  • Iridescent surface
  • 3D printing with very Very high resolution
  • 3D Printing wall
  • Thermobonding sheets
  • High Security Ink
  • Geometrical Wood Shapes Compositions
  • A resin for 3D wood fiber composites
  • Non-woven wool
  • A semi water-proof nano-coating
  • Composite made of natural fibres
  • Compostable plastic bag
  • Bio-based yarn derived from kelp
  • Copper plated Non-Woven
  • A cup of coffee or... a coffee cup
  • Organic surfaces
  • Leather with paper effect
  • Stainless steel plates
  • Pineapple skin
  • A protective coating as effective as a carnivorous plant
  • Super green packaging!
  • Furniture with feather ornaments!
  • Lightning with effect of depth
  • Leather made of 100% silicone
  • Hemp paper
  • Mix natural fibres bioplastic
  • A grass paper !
  • Highly strong composite
  • The wave cardboard
  • 3D effect
  • A thousand-year-old wood
  • High quality papier-mâché
  • Tactile ergonomic surface
  • 3D printed wood
  • When textile and acrylic resin meet
  • Prismatic Acrylique Sheets
  • Fur reworked
  • Translucent recycled material
  • Polymer nonwoven fabric
  • Seaweed textiles
  • Imitation leather from mushroom
  • Badminton shuttlecock chipboard
  • Rusty tiles
  • Bamboo panels
  • Paper made from denim
  • Corn Bioresin
  • A bio-tiful composite!
  • A both liquid and solid Gel
  • 3D knitting machine
  • Ultra Light Burnt Ceramic
  • Citric acid + mycelium for imitation leather
  • Stablized wood
  • Aluminum foam obtained thanks to salt crystals
  • A cork wall covering
  • A material that doesn't get dirty!
  • Biocomposite
  • Origami veneer
  • Recycled concrete
  • A thin, flexible, scalable tile with dynamic RGB LEDs
  • Biodegredable plastic
  • Wooden scales
  • Circular composite stone
  • Metallic Strech fabric
  • 100% recycled cardboards coloured in the mass
  • Window Covering
  • Who's that Pokemon? 
  • Plates made of recycled paper and cardboard
  • Form following texture
  • Flooring made of recycled waste
  • Growing crystals inside textile
  • Naturals Glitter
  • Ultra precise laser cutting
  • Marbled recycled plastic
  • Panels playing with light
  • Muesli-style packaging
  • material made of hemp envelopes
  • Organic materials, cool metal or mellow textiles, embedded in transparent plastic
  • Biocomposites
  • PLEXIGLAS® laser engraving
  • Fish skin leather
  • Vegetal plastic
  • Locks carbon in place
  • Aluminium and Wood
  • An interactive packaging!
  • Impregnated rattan sheets
  • Pigments from recycled metal wastes
  • Upcycled graphite dye for textile
  • Silicone enduction
  • Metal tiles
  • Blackest flocked tissue
  • Naturtal 3D insulation panels through moulds
  • Extreme concrete
  • Thermoplastic composite fibers
  • Recycled chewing-gum
  • Egg and nut shells plates!
  • Recycled sourced felt
  • Paper and vegan "leather" made from banana tree fibers
  • Cork modules
  • Fiber made of Himalayan nettles
  • Cells make leather substitute
  • Crosslinked foam from recycled polyethylene
  • PCV coating on fabric
  • The union of marble and wool
  • Heating membrane
  • Cork cord
  • Recycled leather
  • Cords for mosquito curtains
  • Hemp-based material
  • Biodegradable metal-free leather
  • Enhanced woods
  • Leather alternative
  • Incremental Forming
  • Textile waste material
  • Hemp based materials
  • Recyled Drop-Paper panels
  • Resin-coated panels
  • Casted foam cushion
  • Butts finally recycled!
  • Stone printing
  • Coated textile
  • A tissue made with plastic!
  • Vegetable and fruit papers
  • Not slate made of lasers
  • Solid wood sheets
  • Plastic mesh Demister
  • Bio-active wall
  • Cocoa elastomer
  • Safety and comfort foam
  • 3D printing silicone
  • Surfacing veneer in corn husks
  • Printed solar panels
  • Conversion filter range
  • A fiberglass textile that does not burn
  • Wood-looking composite
  • Corn leatherette
  • A wire directly coated with cork
  • Vegetable sourced wool
  • A bubble leather entirely recycled

Come see and touch several thousand samples of unique products, materials and technologies, sorted by major families. An effervescent place where creators come to manipulate and to be inspired ... A real Ali Baba cavern for designers!

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