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.

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