RCA designers transform toxic industrial waste into ceramic tableware



Four designers from London’s Royal College of Art aim to find the value in “waste” by recycling toxic red mud residue into a series of terracotta-hued cups, bowls and teapots.

Invested in finding sustainable alternatives to raw materials, Guillermo Whittembury, Joris Olde-Rikkert, Kevin Rouff and Luis Paco Bockelmann began studying the potential of secondary resources, in a bid to realign our perception of waste.

The project, called From Wasteland to Living Room, saw the designers transform red mud into different functional ceramic tableware pieces such as cups, bowls, plates, vessels and teapots.

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