Check out the new Toast coasters and trivets — looks like bread but it's cork, the lightweight, durable, insulating, naturally antibacterial and sustainable bark of the cork tree. Safe to harvest approximately every 10 years, cork is frequently used for decorative accessories and here are some of our new favorites using cork.
• 1 Toast Coasters by Brazilian design studio Oiti
• 2Whistler Cork Tea Service by Raquel Castro - individual pieces range from $10 - $25 at MoMAStore
• 3Recycled French Bottle Lamp with Cork Shade - $439 at VivaTerra
• 4 Slow Glow lamp sits on a cork base - $795 at The Future Perfect
• 5 Tag Coffee Table with recycled cork top by Arktura - $