The Student Lounge is going somewhere it’s never gone before: to the fascinating world of cork. Trish talks to Sonny Jelinek, the director of the 164-year-old Jelinek Cork Group, and asks about what makes cork special and what applications it has for design. Cork is a special kind of tree bark that, in addition to stopping wine bottles, can be applied to walls and floors and turned into furniture.

Check out the Jelinek Cork Group at and specifically the showroom at

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