We design limited editions within the fields of objects, furniture, and create contemplative atmospheres for interiors and micro-architecture.
Studio Corkinho stems from an amalgamation of pre-existing values : nature, craftsmanship, heritage, patina and atmosphere.
Our drive is to contrast the origin of raw beauty with our own code of simplicity. Purist morphologies define our warm monolithic aesthetics.
Unhiding layers of meaning, Studio Corkinho imagines tangible metaphors for life’s renewal through rebirth. A starting point for a design philosophy that will branch out into other materials, shapes and spatial experiences.
Cédric Etienne (1980) & Klas Dalquist (1973), a belgo-swedish design duo that started with a simple idea about how to ennoble reclaimed cork bark, while having a creative chat in a bar at Vrijdagmarkt (Antwerpen).
Two friends who share a warm love for visual compositions and material values within architectural atmospheres, interior and objects.
Our studio function as an "umbrella" for all assignments and challenges we select to fill our dedicated time with.
We work from the harbour of Antwerpen, in the wild nature in Sweden, under the cork oaks in Portugal, wherever an opportunity takes us - our showroom is global and within all our clients.
Cédric is the founder and interior designer, with a long experience in how to curate one of kind moments by using space and total mind freedom.
Klas is raised in the textile world, with a wide expertise in art and creative direction, how to go from an idea to a finished product, to link all parts so every story is told as it was meant to be told.
Studio Corkinho is a multi-disciplinary design practice based in Antwerp / Belgium, aiming to elevate stillness in contemplative atmospheres. Our purpose is to change people's perceptions and awareness of objects and spaces that we think deserve attention because of their unique values. We design limited editions within the fields of objects, furniture, and create contemplative atmospheres for interiors and micro-architecture. Studio Corkinho stems from an amalgamation of pre-existing...