Client’s Name Instructor’s Name Course Name/Course Number 7 March 2011 The Multiple Uses of Cork As the current trend for sustainability, durability and cost come into vogue in the realm of interior fabrications, an ancient material is experiencing a renaissance of sorts in the design world: cork. Once primarily relegated to being used as wine bottle stoppers, the versatility of the product, not to mention is reputation as a sustainable resource, has endeared cork to the mainstream, and cork’s ability to be malleable is letting it branch out beyond wine bottles and memo boards. Cork has a history as a design material that dates back at least 5,000 years. The ancient Greeks used cork to make sandals, and Chinese fishermen made tackle out of...The end:
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