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.

  • Injection molding plastic
  • Biocomposites
  • Sand 3D printed objects
  • Prefabricated rice husk block
  • A both liquid and solid Gel
  • Ceramic foam
  • A cup of coffee or... a coffee cup
  • High quality papier-mâché
  • Resin-coated panels
  • Dead leaf paper
  • Bio-active wall
  • Recycled steel with a solar furnace
  • Vegetal plastic
  • Furniture with feather ornaments!
  • Bent stone sandwich construction
  • A yarn made of recycled wool
  • Non-woven wool
  • Naturtal 3D insulation panels through moulds
  • Thermo Reactive Yarn
  • Blackest flocked tissue
  • Parachute textiles
  • Composite made of natural fibres
  • Woven linen bottle
  • Fish skin leather
  • Recycled upcycled banknotes tile
  • A semi water-proof nano-coating
  • Dyed/Burned Wood
  • Translucent composite panel
  • Torchon lace combinated
  • Using the rest of the cotton bud
  • A cork wall covering
  • Work the paper like leather
  • Silicone enduction
  • Swirls of glass
  • Seaweed sheets
  • Copper plated Non-Woven
  • Safety and comfort foam
  • Cells make leather substitute
  • Fiber made of Himalayan nettles
  • agricultural waste plastic
  • Biocomposite
  • Textile from recycled seat belts
  • Form following texture
  • Ultra Light Burnt Ceramic
  • 3D Printing wall
  • Leaf board
  • Iridescent surface
  • 3D printing silicone
  • Growing crystals inside textile
  • The wave cardboard
  • Iridescent and translucent textile
  • Impregnated rattan sheets
  • A fiberglass textile that does not burn
  • High-tech textile & Ruby
  • Stone printing
  • Hemp-based material
  • Pigments from recycled metal wastes
  • A tissue made with plastic!
  • Cocoa elastomer
  • Cork modules
  • High Security Ink
  • Titanium Fishnet
  • Imitation leather from mushroom
  • Corn Bioresin
  • 3D knitting machine
  • Papyrus biomaterials
  • A concrete that mimics oysters?
  • Nickel Carbon composite
  • Metallic Strech fabric
  • A thin, flexible, scalable tile with dynamic RGB LEDs
  • Tactile ergonomic surface
  • Expanded polylactic acid
  • Thermoplastic composite fibers
  • Naturals Glitter
  • Led integrated to wall paper
  • Sustainable roofs
  • Circular composite stone
  • Biodegradable metal-free leather
  • Solid wood sheets
  • Hemp paper
  • Up-cycling chitin
  • Stablized wood
  • Aluminum foam obtained thanks to salt crystals
  • Custom your packing label!
  • Plates made of recycled paper and cardboard
  • Metallic laminated glass panel
  • PHB bioplastic from waste oil
  • Your luxury brand favourite plastic
  • Bioenzymatic Fuel Cells
  • Pineapple skin
  • Mix natural fibres bioplastic
  • From mushrooms and hemp
  • Papier de cheveux
  • Aluminium and Wood
  • Acoustic textile
  • Extreme concrete
  • Marbled recycled plastic
  • A protective coating as effective as a carnivorous plant
  • Fur reworked
  • Recycled concrete
  • Wave spring
  • A mix between wood and cement
  • Wooden spirals
  • satin thermoformé
  • Ultra precise laser cutting
  • Locks carbon in place
  • A wire directly coated with cork
  • 3D printing silicone
  • Honeycomb panel
  • Printed solar panels
  • Pulp molding technology
  • material made of hemp envelopes
  • Beeswax packaging!
  • A bubble leather entirely recycled
  • Recyled Drop-Paper panels
  • A very rare metal
  • Thermobonding sheets
  • Coated textile
  • Wood-looking composite
  • 3D Print - inkjet technology
  • An interactive packaging!
  • A bio-tiful composite!
  • A paper that hides a tresure...
  • A mushroom resilient floor
  • plasma yarn coating with any metal
  • A net for everything!
  • Recycled sourced felt
  • Holy coffee grounds!
  • Corn leatherette
  • Plastic mesh Demister
  • Geometrical Wood Shapes Compositions
  • Woven tube
  • Citric acid + mycelium for imitation leather
  • Bamboo panels
  • 3D printed wood
  • Ceramic filter for metal fondry
  • A revolutionary PV glass
  • Polymer concrete
  • 3D effect
  • sediment bricks
  • A carved knit and a painted latex
  • Leather with paper effect
  • Egg and nut shells plates!
  • Sculpted plywood panels
  • Recycled plastic tile resembling terrazzo
  • Wooden scales
  • 100% hemp paper
  • Window Covering
  • Compostable plastic bag
  • Highly strong composite
  • Luminous Concrete
  • Bonded Leather
  • Olive stone surface
  • Prismatic Acrylique Sheets
  • 100% Wood cap
  • Hemp based materials
  • Recycled fishnets
  • Silicone Surface
  • Starch based packaging
  • Textile waste material
  • Not slate made of lasers
  • Leather alternative
  • Vegetable sourced wool
  • Indestructible, unalterable as basalt !
  • 100% polyimide material
  • Crosslinked foam from recycled polyethylene
  • Infinite Terrazzo
  • Textile upcycling
  • Denim wood
  • Badminton shuttlecock chipboard
  • Recycled chewing-gum
  • A resin for 3D wood fiber composites
  • When textile and acrylic resin meet
  • molded cellulose bubble
  • A bio-based, biodegradable and edible plastic!
  • Foolproof recycled PVC
  • Organic surfaces
  • 100% recycled cardboards coloured in the mass
  • Organic materials, cool metal or mellow textiles, embedded in transparent plastic
  • Filament that absorbs gases
  • Lava enamel
  • A thousand-year-old wood
  • A grass paper !
  • Upcycled coconut fiber panel
  • 3D printing with very Very high resolution
  • Translucent recycled material
  • Silent conveyor chain
  • Muesli-style packaging
  • Enhanced woods
  • Origami veneer
  • Who's that Pokemon? 
  • Oyster concrete
  • Stainless steel plates
  • Panels playing with light
  • A Rock Glass
  • Crystallized Metal Tile
  • Incremental Forming
  • Thinnest paper in the world
  • 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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