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Studio Ore Co., Ltd. Launch of Alter, a project that regenerates food waste and creates new circulation

[Studio Ore Co., Ltd.] Launch of Alter, a project that regenerates food waste and creates new circulation

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Press release: April 4, 2024
Launch of Alter, a project that regenerates food waste and creates new circulation
* – First edition – Introducing a new art frame that integrates with modern lifestyles in collaboration with Kumiko craftsmen. *
Recycle wine lees and mandarin orange peels as kumiko.
“Alter, possibilities other than throwing away.”

Creative company Studio Ore The theme is familiar food waste (hereinafter referred to as food waste). In response, we started Alter, a project that regenerates the residue of substandard vegetables and fruits that are thrown away for various reasons into products.

Alter has independently developed bioresin derived from seaweed and polysaccharide (alginic acid), and uses it to create products for cafes, restaurants, etc.
We design Alter sheets by integrating food waste from hotels, farms, and processing processes. All Alter sheets are made from natural raw materials and are biodegradable.
Transparency is a characteristic of seaweed material.
We design and develop seaweed resin that is suitable for various food wastes. Regenerate the avocado skin.
Project Alter covers everything from food waste collection to material development, product design, and cleanliness.
We are consistently producing efficient products, and by recycling food waste into products, we are creating a new economic circulation (Food Waste).
Design drives new circular economy).
We will develop seasonal artwork in collaboration with brands and craftsmen from around the world who sympathize with our project. Our first collaborator is Tanemura Mokkou Seisakusho, which specializes in incorporating Kumiko into modern lifestyles.

The design of the Kumiko is “Gradient-XY” using programming. The line width gradually changes according to a fixed rule for each row and column, creating a dynamic impression of vertical and horizontal gradation.

This time, two types of art frames, one made from seaweed indigo dyed and one made from mandarin oranges/wine lees, will be crowdfunded. It will appear exclusively at




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