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.

  • Highly strong composite
  • Dichroic film “optical core”
  • Fiber made of Himalayan nettles
  • Silent conveyor chain
  • Porous Aluminium Sound Absorbent Sheet
  • Indestructible, unalterable as basalt !
  • Pineapple skin
  • The strongest laminated textile
  • satin thermoformé
  • Infinite Terrazzo
  • Translucent panels
  • Corn meal-based insulating packaging material
  • Papier de cheveux
  • Origami veneer
  • Solid plate based on marine herbs
  • Recycled fishnets
  • Insulating wetland's plant puffer
  • Wave spring
  • Recycled sourced felt
  • A thin, flexible, scalable tile with dynamic RGB LEDs
  • Cells make leather substitute
  • Acoustic textile
  • Seaweed sheets
  • Bent stone sandwich construction
  • Woven linen bottle
  • A very rare metal
  • Woven tube
  • Mycelium foam
  • Metallic Strech fabric
  • Fashion fabrics
  • Filament that absorbs gases
  • Translucent recycled material
  • A refrigerated honeycomb
  • Dyed/Burned Wood
  • Flexible and rigid
  • Cold welding process
  • Foolproof recycled PVC
  • Dead leaf paper
  • 3D knitting machine
  • Cork modules
  • 3D Printing wall
  • Dichroic film
  • Copper plated Non-Woven
  • Plastic mesh Demister
  • When textile and acrylic resin meet
  • Solid wood sheets
  • Parachute textiles
  • Recyled Drop-Paper panels
  • Admix material for concrete
  • Transforming leftover fruits into leather-like material
  • Wooden spirals
  • A both liquid and solid Gel
  • Glamour tiles
  • A tissue made with plastic!
  • Hemp based materials
  • Vegetable sourced wool
  • Fish skin leather
  • Luminous Concrete
  • Custom your packing label!
  • agricultural waste plastic
  • Geometrical Wood Shapes Compositions
  • A mix between wood and cement
  • A concrete that mimics oysters?
  • High thermal protection coating
  • Denim wood
  • A protective coating as effective as a carnivorous plant
  • Cherry bark
  • Ultra Light Burnt Ceramic
  • 3D metal printing
  • Incremental Forming
  • Recycled concrete
  • From mushrooms and hemp
  • Impregnated rattan sheets
  • Prefabricated rice husk block
  • Fiobased foam
  • Your luxury brand favourite plastic
  • Chainmail
  • Panels playing with light
  • Resined wool
  • molded cellulose bubble
  • Textile upcycling
  • Biodegradable metal-free leather
  • Oyster concrete
  • Peat fibre in the form of a panel
  • A thousand-year-old wood
  • Protective sleeve made from recycled paper
  • A semi water-proof nano-coating
  • High Security Ink
  • The Box
  • 100% Wood cap
  • Seaweed dyes
  • Leaf board
  • A bio-tiful composite!
  • Not slate made of lasers
  • Decorative composite
  • Wood veneer on flexible leather
  • Stone printing
  • Ultra precise laser cutting
  • Biocomposite made from bacterial cellulose
  • Corn Bioresin
  • Packaging solution
  • Recycled upcycled banknotes tile
  • Cocoa elastomer
  • Muesli-style packaging
  • plasma yarn coating with any metal
  • Upcycled coconut fiber panel
  • Sargassum panels
  • Low-carbon concrete
  • 3D printing silicone
  • Biocomposites
  • Dichroic tubular filters
  • Locks carbon in place
  • Holy coffee grounds!
  • Ceramic filter for metal fondry
  • 3D Print - inkjet technology
  • Papyrus biomaterials
  • Thinnest paper in the world
  • Egg and nut shells plates!
  • The wood musician
  • 3D printing with very Very high resolution
  • Ceramic foam
  • Swirls of glass
  • Natural recyclable foam
  • Printed solar panels
  • Organic waste squares
  • Beeswax packaging!
  • Badminton shuttlecock chipboard
  • "The King Glass"
  • Local plant used as wall paper
  • Citric acid + mycelium for imitation leather
  • cold molded cellulose
  • Translucent composite panel
  • Marbled Concrete
  • Non-woven wool
  • Nickel Carbon composite
  • Hemp paper
  • Starch based packaging
  • Reused glasses lenses
  • Polarizing Film
  • Silicone enduction
  • Elastomeric coating technology
  • Compressed fibers' cardboard
  • Textile brick
  • Honeycomb panel
  • An interactive packaging!
  • Bamboo panels
  • Paper with hemp cellulose and seaweed
  • Panel made of hemp straw
  • Who's that Pokemon? 
  • sediment bricks
  • Leather alternative
  • Damascus-style titanium
  • Customizable recycled leather
  • Coated textile
  • Sand 3D printed objects
  • 3D printing silicone
  • Coded magnets with complex magnetic fields
  • Pulp molding technology
  • Bonded Leather
  • Iridescent and translucent textile
  • Blackest flocked tissue
  • Concrete network on mesh
  • 100% polyimide material
  • Plates made of recycled paper and cardboard
  • Mix natural fibres bioplastic
  • Stainless steel plates
  • Polymer concrete
  • Crystals made from recycled electromagnetic waste
  • Concrete facing
  • 3D printed wood
  • Titanium Fishnet
  • Recycled steel with a solar furnace
  • Composite made of natural fibres
  • Corn leatherette
  • A semblance of cork but apple-based 
  • Air, not oil, to make plastics!
  • The wave cardboard
  • A Rock Glass
  • Using the rest of the cotton bud
  • Relief image printing
  • Wooden scales
  • Organic surfaces
  • High quality papier-mâché
  • Stablized wood
  • A cup of coffee or... a cup made of coffee?
  • Expanded polylactic acid
  • Hemp Fibre Corrugated Sheets
  • A wood as resistant as steel!!
  • Thermobonding sheets
  • Injection molding plastic
  • Stretchable and conductive wire
  • Furniture with feather ornaments!
  • Metallic laminated glass panel
  • Wood-looking composite
  • Textile from recycled seat belts
  • Combination of materials and solid wood
  • Olive pip and core's solid surface
  • Bioenzymatic Fuel Cells
  • Vision Control Film

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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