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.

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

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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