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From an ordinary visit to the bike shop it got noticed that bikes tubes are being discarded in high amount. This particular material, composed of a unique blend of rubber and other ingredients, presents recycling challenges.

Through the process of working with this material, couple of steps were essential: collection, filtration, cleaning, and drying. These initial stages establish a connection with the material's source and its reality: the piles of tubes, if not mountains. Filtering and cleaning allows a tactile understanding of the material.

Experimentation began with the acquisition of dozens of tubes, resulting in the discovery of structural possibilities. Its inherent waterproof nature and flexibility inspired a collection following that these qualities: raincoat, hat and bag. The material also found use as a connecting element, expanding its possibilities.

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