A tree: The Alder Objects
A tree: The Alder Objects    A year ring cut, a stool, notebooks, a plaster mold, shape model, a shirt, material tests, alder leaves, a chainsaw
Objects from the Alder Project. In the project a grey alder (alnus incana) is cut, studied and used as a material for a design process. The leftovers are studied as a new fibre-based biomaterial and used in design with casting. Finnish wood tradition and newest research knowledge is studied and utilized in the process.