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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.

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

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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