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.

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

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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