Year: 2014
Location: Madrid, SP

Materials: Reclaimed leather
Client: Self-initiated
Manufacturer: Self-produced



These pictures shows the journey through all the research, tests, trials and experiments done during the development of the Structural Skin material.

Credits:
TAC Scan - Jorge Díaz Postigo



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Research trip, Ubrique, Andalucía

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Recycling cointainers outsite the factories, Ubrique

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Specific containers for leather waste, Ubrique

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Leather waste

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Leather waste 02

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Hand cut leather, different sizes

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Electric blender to crush leather

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Crushed leather

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Polyurethane resin, polyester resin, epoxy and latex

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First trials

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Crushed leather + white glue

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Crushed leather + polyester resin

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Crushed leather + polyurethane resin

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Crushed leather + epoxy

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Second trials

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Small pieces of leather + epoxy

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Small pieces of leather + polyurethane resin

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Small pieces of leather + polyester resin

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French cabinetmaking book where I found a old type of binder

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Bone glue

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New trials, small tiles

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Small leather pieces + bone glue

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Smaller leather pieces + bone glue

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Wood reinforced leather slat

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Paper shredder machine, new way of cutting the leather

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Shredded leather

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More trials, big tiles

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Version 01

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Version 02

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Version 03

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Version 04

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Non reinforced lealther slats

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Version 01

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Version 02

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Version 03

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More options

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Section

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Tac

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Random hand cut