We’re glad to share with you that from tomorrow until January 13th you will be able to find mogu at the Heimtextil 2023 inside the exhibition Future Material Library. Curated by FranklinTill, the Future Materials Library 2023 celebrates radical designers, innovative manufacturers and environmentally conscious producers who are helping to turn the current, linear system … Read More
ITA A Dicembre abbiamo avuto il piacere di ospitare e-planet, il magazine green di Mediaset, in onda ogni Domenica su Italia1. Le telecamere di e-planet insieme alla nostra Head of Design Serena Camere vi guidano attraverso i nostri uffici e gli spazi di produzione. Abbiamo avuto modo di mostrare come in mogu, grazie alle incredibili … Read More
At Mogu we look at the future as well as the present and, above all, we love to think big. That’s why, in addition to researching products for the present, we also focus on projects that look beyond, to propose an increasingly sustainable tomorrow, such as the Fungal Architecture Project. The EU-funded FUNGAR project aims … Read More
We’re glad to share with you that our Foresta Acoustic System is inside the ARUP stand at CIExpo. The triennial flagship event of the Construction Industry Council (CIC), “Construction Innovation Expo 2022”(CIExpo), it is held from 13 to 17 December 2022 in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.During the expo, innovative and advanced construction technologies from … Read More
The Mercedes-Benz feature podcast “Future Dimensions” presents bold visions of the future that will move our society in the years to come. In each episode, host Ricardia Bramley explores a utopia that seems beyond belief today. Houses made of mushrooms and textiles grown organically? The third episode of “Future Dimensions” focuses on how we can … Read More
Listen to the last episode of the Mushroom Hour “Mogu – Mushroom Buildings, Fungal Fabrics & Merging with the Mycelium Network”. In this episode our Chief Mycelium Officer and co-founder, Maurizio Montalti , had the pleasure to explaining how everything here at mogu as begun, what was it, where we are now and where we … Read More
We are very glad to communicate that Mogu has finalised a highly important Exclusive Collaboration Agreement with Tsunami Axis & Future Elements. Officially Tsunami Axis & Future Elements become exclusive distributors of all mogu’s products in Germany (except Bavaria) and Luxembourg. We are proud to start this collaboration with a reliable and committed partner like Tsunami Axis & … Read More
We are very glad to communicate that Mogu has finalised a highly important Exclusive Collaboration Agreement with Tsunami Axis & Future Elements. Officially Tsunami Axis & Future Elements become exclusive distributors of all mogu’s products in the UK. We are proud to start this collaboration with a reliable and committed partner like Tsunami Axis & Future Elements. They … Read More
From Saturday October 22th to Sunday October 23th we had the pleasure to participate at the Dutch Design Week 2022 inside the exhibition “Ode to the Frontrunners” which follow up materials from The Exploded View Beyond Building. The exhibition has the aim to present the results of a research conducted in recent months where TNO … Read More
After 6 months on 9th October the 7th edition of EXPO Floriade 2022 in Holland closed its door with an amazing closing ceremony open to all its participants. During the ceremony the Natural Pavilion together with the Exploded View beyond building has the honor to won the GOLD AWARD INDOOR, one of the most prestigious … Read More
Did you know that mushrooms can do much more than grow in woods and forests? Find out more about the wonderful world of fungi and mycelium thanks to the brilliant episode of the widely popular Dutch TV program “Het Klokhuis” “Bouwen met Schimmels”/ “Building with Fungi”, as broadcasted yesterday on NPO3 / NTR. The episode, … Read More
Mogu presents its new collection of wall covering panels, Mogu PLUMA, a project that has the ambitious goal of taking interior design to another level. Mogu PLUMA is a new collection of 100% circular, slim wall-covering panels, with sound-absorbing properties able to combine the astonishing nature technology with human ingeniousness and engineering. Revolutionizing your wall … Read More
We’re excited to share with you that Mogu will be part of the Singapore Design Week with a preview of our new PLUMA WALL PANELS, inside the exhibition SUBSTANCE- ITALIAN GREEN DESIGN INNOVATION! The exhibition organised by the Italian Embassy, in collaboration with the ICE Agency and the support of Design Singapore Council, Faci Asia … Read More
We’re excited to share with you that the project “The exploded View” is onto the Dezeen Awards 2022 sustainability shortlist! From more than 5,400 entries from 90 countries to Dezeen Awards this year, The Exploded View and Beyond Building is one of 15 sustainability projects that are in the running to win an award in … Read More
Is it possible to identify industrial applications using Nature as a production platform? #FutureFarming is a new domain on the edge between disciplines – life sciences, chemistry, engineering, computer science, and design which aims to doing so, hence shifting from an exploitative approach to a “generative” one consistent with the direction of the #SDGs. The second day … Read More
Will the future houses be made of fungi? Living in a house made of fungi is no longer science fiction. Myco-architecture, which deals with developing materials using mycelium (the vegetative part of fungus), is already a reality. It could be in fact the solution for building more sustainable houses and cities than today. Our CEO … Read More
Last year, at Fuorisalone 2021, we collaborated with Studio Traccia for the Tabula [non] Rasa exhibition by providing our proprietary biocomposite, a 90% bio-based resin formulation, which was used to coat the entire table’s surface. We’re happy to share with you that the installation was moved to the Sustainable Design (Material) Museum in Guangzhou, China … Read More
The 2022 edition of Fuorisalone came to an end along with our Generative Circularity exhibition. It was a week full of exciting events where we had the pleasure to met loads of amazing people and participate to interesting and inspiring conversations. Inside the exhibition organic structures composed of modular elements created bio-inspired and complex forms, … Read More
We are excited to share with you that we are part of the new catalogue “Biomaterioteca, una guida introduttiva informale ai biomateriali del XXI secolo” The catalogue will be presented during Salone del Mobile 2022 and we would like to invite you on: 9th of June – 4.30 PM BASE MILANO – Via Bergognone 34, … Read More
We are glad to share with you that we are going to contribute to this year’s Biofabricate Summit as part of the session Design Unbound June 7th Newlab, Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York Our SQIM Chief Mycelium Officer Maurizio Montalti will be on stage in conversation with Biofabricate’s Founder Suzanne Lee, discussing about EPHEA, our … Read More
As part of the D-house’s event DRIVING RESPONSIBLE FUTURES we are glad to invite you at the conversation: Mycelium-based bio-fabrication: growing alternative futures with Stefano Babbini CEO at SQIM Technology Holding of MOGU & EPHEA 8th June – 3:00 PM D-House Laboratorio Urbano, Locanda Officina Monumentale Via Galileo Ferraris, 1 – MILANO (MM5 – Cenisio) … Read More
As part of the Generative Circularity’s program of conversations and events we are pleased to invite you, prior registration, at LUNCH & LEARN TUTELA, L’AMBIENTE E L’UOMO 9th June – 11.30 AM Fonderia Napoleonica Eugenia – Via Genova Thaon di Revel, 21, MI Organized by PPAN and in collaboration with ATI Project Our co-founder and … Read More
We are excited to be at Fuorisalone 2022 with: Generative Circularity Milano Design Week 7th – 12th June Fonderia Napoleonica Eugenia – Via Genova Thaon di Revel, 21 Milano in collaboration with ATI Project Form and space become an expression of contemporary design and a representation of new sensibilities, in a world where circularity and … Read More
JOIN US! CLASS SMART VOICES MAY 23th – 4PM CET C.L.A.S.S. the eco-platform striving to bring forward new sustainable values in the fashion and textile business, goes live with SMART VOICES, a virtual programme of talks bringing together innovators, game changers, thinkers, artists, institutional bodies, companies and athletes. Make sure to mark the date in … Read More
ARCHITECT @WORK LYON – Architect meets innovations La Halle Tony Garnier STAND 121 11th – 12th May 2022 Mogu will be at the next event of Architect @Work, a key event in the architecture and interior design calendar. The fair will be held at La Halle Tony Garnier in Lyon from 11th to 12th May … Read More
We’re excited to share with you that Mogu has joined the 7th edition of EXPO Floriade 2022 in Holland. This year the main theme is “Growing green cities” which means show new technologies, future products and finding solutions for growing urbanisation, food supply, health and energy saving worldwide. How do you turn a densely populated … Read More
We’re excited to finally share with you that Mogu will be part of the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne with an amazing Wave Acoustic Panels composition. Biomimétisme- ©CitéduDesign The Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne has been a major cultural event in France since 1998 and every year it welcomes visitors from all over the world! From tomorrow … Read More
Listen our CEO and co-founder, Stefano Babbini, explaining how MOGU became a European leader in technology for biomaterials based on mycelium (the vegetative part of fungi). Over the last few years, Mogu has in fact received significant funding provided by the Progress Tech investment fund with the strategic advisor MITO Technology: a capital increase in … Read More
To celebrate The Italian Design Day, the Italian Embassy in Tokyo in collaboration with the Architect Matteo Belfiore is organising the exhibition Italia, ricicliAMO. Design and Circular Economy. The exhibition has the aim to brings to Tokyo materials and design products made by Italian companies starting from the recovery of agricultural, industrial, or post-consumer waste. … Read More
TOMORROW TODAY EXHIBITION Mogu is proud to be part of the exhibition Tomorrow Today at the Dubai Museum of the Future! The world we live in today is very different from the world of ten years ago. What then can we expect the next decade to bring? Technology has the power to transform and change … Read More
After years of technological development as part of MOGU’s R&D unit, we’re excited to finally unravel EPHEA™ , a new materials’ family produced through fermentation-based proprietary processes. EPHEA™ has been revealed for the first time yesterday at Paris Fashion Week, during @Balenciaga Winter 2022 runway show, where an exclusive floor-length coat realised with EPHEA™ has … Read More
Mogu will be joining Lineapelle from 22nd to 24th of February (Fieramilano Rho, hall 9, P5-P7), presenting ongoing developments resulting from EMYCLOTH, a collaborative project between Mogu and Bond Factory, supported by ELIIT and financed by the European Commission. LINEAPELLE is the most important international exhibition dedicated to leather, accessories, components, synthetics and models for … Read More
We’re very proud to be part of the February Issue of Capital Italia, the first magazine about information and Industry, inside an amazing article about industry and sustainability! Thirty years after the creation of Mater-bi (the first biodegradable plastic derived from corn starch), our way of thinking, consuming and producing have gradually changed, opening the way … Read More
Listen our Head of Products Serena Camere talking about production and development of bio-based materials with Wies van Lieshout & Eva Aarts during the podcast Bouwen met Bagger. In recent years, the prices of raw materials have risen enormously. The production and development of bio-based materials, or raw materials that come from nature, could not … Read More
It was a great honour to have a talk at “Stories di successo”, Il Sole 24 ore’s live program. We talked about Mogu, how was born, what we are doing now and what we’re expecting in the near future. It’s always a pleasure to spread our philosophy and to introduce our design products. If … Read More
ENG – We’re proud to announce that Mogu was selected between the 100 Italian Circular Economy Stories and it’s featuring the “Quaderno di Symbola”, confirming itself as one of the most innovative sustainable companies. Presented by Ermete Realacci – President of Symbola Foundation and Francesco Starace – Enel Group CEO “quaderno di Symbola“ 100 Italian … Read More
For the 2020 Dubai Expo Mogu collaborated with V8 Architects at the Dutch Biotope pavilion a 18-metre high “food cone” covered with edible plants irrigated with a technology that extracts water from the desert and has its own enclosed water, energy and food system, a true showcase of sustainability and circularity. The Pavilion’s purposes are … Read More
The Catalogue 2022 is now up on our website! You are now allowed to discover our new range of sustainable products from acoustic panels to ﬂoors. This year, thanks to our cutting-edge technologies, we have focused on improving and implementing our product categories, which derive from environmentally responsible processes rooted in mycelium (the vegetative part … Read More
From 31 October to 13 November 2021, Mogu had the honor of being part of COP26 (UN Climate Change Conference) inside the Global Cities Climate Action Exhibition. For the UN Climate Change Conference, C40, the global network of leading cities committed to addressing climate change, and Arup have brought together 11 global cities to show some … Read More
ENG – Today we can finally shout it out loud: Foresta System is the winner of the German Design Award 2022 in the Excellent Product Design – Eco Design category. We already knew about it a few days ago and it was really hard to keep it a secret from you. We are delighted to … Read More
This year we were proud to be one of the more than 40 designers, studios and producers that collaborated on the amazing project “The Exploded View” presented and realized during the Dutch Design Week 2021 by Biobased Creations. Using a metaphor of a house “The Exploded View” is the representation of a multi-year research aimed … Read More
ENG – We are very proud to announce that the Mogu Floor have entered in the ADI Design Index 2021 and it’s now short-listed for the prestigious ADI Compasso d’Oro Award. The ADI Design Observatory has selected our Mogu Floor for publication in the ADI Design Index 2021. The ADI Design Index 2021 was presented … Read More
It was a pleasure to participate in Barcelona Design Week 2021 with Datemats partners and FAD – Materfad Datemats is debuting at the Barcelona Design Week 2021 presenting the outputs available at this point of the project on the occasion of its first physical exhibition named “Datemats, designing with emerging materials and technologies”. Mogu presented its products … Read More
ARCHITECT @WORK – Architect meets innovations MiCo – Milano Congressi STAND 98 3 – 4 Novembre 2021 ITA – Mogu sarà presente alla sesta edizione di Architect @Work Milano, un evento fondamentale nel calendario dell’architettura e dell’interior design. La fiera si terrà a MiCo Centro congressi di Milano dal 3 al 4 Novembre 2021. Lo … Read More
BIOECONOMY – WHAT IS IT AND WHY WILL IT HELP THE PLANET? Assobiotec Federchimica Website and Socials 5 OCTOBER 2021 | 05:00 PM EN – Follow the live broadcast of 5 October, dedicated to the bioeconomy, as part of Assobiotec Federchimica’s ‘Biotech, the best future’ project. The sustainable home of the third millennium? Today it … Read More
LINEA PELLE – A NEW POINT OF MATERIALS FIERAMILANO RHO 22 | 24 SEPTEMBER 2021 EN – The next edition of Lineapelle will be enriched by a new and stimulating project. It is called A NEW POINT OF MATERIALS and is configured as a critical space for in characterised by an undisputed innovative and responsible content – … Read More
Come to visit us at: BUILDING TOGHETER Isola della Giudecca, 624-625 Campo SS. Cosma e Damiano, 30133 Venezia Can synthetic biology make our homes breathe? Can fungi make sustainable tiles? Building Together explores nature co-design as a new framework to think and manufacture sustainable materials for architecture and interior design. Building Together explores new design frameworks to address the negative environmental and social impacts of building by … Read More
Come to visit us at: RoGUILTLESSPLASTIC Museo Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Milano EN – The third edition of RoGUILTLESSPLASTIC, is the International Project to raise awareness for reuse, recycle and upcycle of waste. We are in the final stages of organising the third edition of RoGUILTLESSPLASTIC, The international project founded and curated by Rossana … Read More
Come to visit us at: VIETATO L’INGRESSO A project by Showbees – SenseLab & Nicolò Gobini Teatro Arcimboldi, viale dell’innovazione, 20 Milano EN – VIETATO L’INGRESSO (FORBIDDEN ENTRANCE) is a totally new project that sees prestigious Milanese design studios give new life to the seventeen dressing rooms of the Arcimboldi Theatre, magical and secret places where actors, … Read More
Come to visit us at: TABULA [NON] RASA A project by Studio Traccia BASE, via Bergognone 34, Zona Tortona Milano EN – Come visit us and discover the wonderful table made by StudioTraccia with Mogu materials. Mogu’s proprietary biocomposite, a 90% bio-based resin formulation, was used to coat the entire surface. A bio-based resin, not … Read More
Come to visit us at: Materials Village – Special EditionA project by MateriallySuperstudio Più – Via Tortona, 274 – 10 September 2021 EN – In a very special way, at the Milan Design Week in September, Materially presents the seventh edition of Materials Village, the event designed to promote the development and dissemination of innovation … Read More
EN – VIETATO L’INGRESSO (FORBIDDEN ENTRANCE) is a totally new project that sees prestigious Milanese design studios give new life to the seventeen dressing rooms of the Arcimboldi Theatre, magical and secret places where actors, singers, dancers and musicians prepare to enter the stage. The Arcimboldi Theatre, an ambitious project by Architect Vittorio Gregotti, founder … Read More
ENG – ADI Design Index is the annual selection of the best of Italian design and is an integral part of the system of selection for the ADI Compasso d’Oro Award: each year, through the ADI Permanent Design Observatory – a working group made up of more than one hundred expert, also drawn from outside … Read More
Mogu and Arup Group have launched one of the world’s first mycelium acoustic panel systems, providing companies with a more sustainable option for reconfiguring their workspaces for the post-pandemic world. As businesses prepare for employees to return to in-person working, the FORESTA system can help create high quality, creative working spaces. With many firms adopting … Read More
It was a great honour to have a talk with rtl 102.5, one of the most important radio stations in Italy. It’s always a pleasure to spread our philosophy and to introduce our design products. For all our Italian (but not only) followers you can listen and watch the interview at this link: We would … Read More
MOGU expands its boundaries and enters a strategic market! Matter of Stuff is a furniture procurement and manufacturing consultancy that provides a new approach to curating knowledge, network and crafts to transform impossible dreams into materiality. What Matter of Stuff does is offers a display window and a selling platform for the finest artists, designers … Read More
THE POTENTIAL OF #MYCELIUM-BASED TECHNOLOGIES What is Mogu’s main business?What does the circular bioeconomy represent for Mogu?What are the policies to be implemented in Europe? These and many other questions in the interview conducted by Il Bioeconomista, the first bioeconomy blog. Read the full interview HERE #sustainabletalks #sustainablefashion #fashionawareness #awareness #greenwash #sustainablematerial
#MYCELIUM MATERIAL in fashion and not only What is really Mycelium and how does it work?Is it really 100% a #naturalmaterial?What are the #ESG of this material?Is it comparable to #leather? This and more with our latest guest Maurizio Montalti co-founder at MOGU that drive us into this magic world between provocations and dreams in our deepest and longest Talk.So much in deep that … Read More
Join us on May 12th at 10:30 AM – ET (10 PM – CEST) as part of the session titled Salotto d’impresa Rivoluzione Green with Ayming Italia. We talk more and more about #sustainability, #circulareconomy and #greeneconomy. Environmental issues are almost on the agenda and have become part of government agendas and the boards of … Read More
Join us on March 31st at 4 PM – ET (10 PM – CEST) as part of the session titled Mycelium Materials for the Fashion Industry at the Next-Generation Bio-based Alternative Materials Summit. MOGU’s Head of Innovation, Gianluca Belotti will present and discuss various insights related to, among others, biofabrication, sustainability in industrial value chains and properties … Read More
PRESS RELEASE We are thrilled to announce the closing of a significant investment round, with a capital increase of € 1.1 million. The investment, led by Progress Tech Transfer and followed by Riso Gallo, represents an important step for the company, allowing to expand its commercial offering in the design market, and to further strengthen … Read More
For all Italian-speaking readers, make sure to explore the article/interview featuring our CEO – Stefano Babbini – as part of the editorial from Beyond the Box, titled PMI – Piccole Meraviglie Italiane. You can read the article by clicking here.
Thanks to the editorial team at Mountain Life for the nice article featuring Mogu and its products. A perfect editorial resonance with the soft and ethereal qualities of Mogu Acoustic, evoking the sensation of wandering through hills and mountains covered in fresh snow. You can read the article here below.
We are excited to contribute to the exhibition MATERIA GRIS (@CentroCentro Cibeles – Madrid) with both our Mogu Acoustic and Mogu Floor products and the related technologies, along with a great array of interesting projects from all over the world. “With the planet’s natural resources on the verge of exhaustion […], many designers are … Read More
Would you like to discover more about how bioeconomy can help you leveraging your business? Join us on January 26, 2021, at 11 AM (CET) as part of the webinar: “The biobased economy for a better future: Presentation of the Italian bioeconomy What is the biobased economy? Why could it be the route to sustainability? … Read More
Thanks to Mashable for the short film featuring MOGU and ARUP, for the opportunity to spread our mission, philosophy and activities, while anticipating on the wonderful collaboration and on upcoming launches that we’ll soon be announcing about… curios to know more? 🙂 Make sure to keep following us and we promise that we’ll surprise you! … Read More
We are absolutely excited about the fact that BIOTOPIA – Naturkundemuseum Bayern (Munich), has officially unraveled and kicked off the activities of Biotopia Lab. As soon as the situation will allow for it, make sure to visit BIOTOPIA Lab and witness first hand the incredible ceiling installation of Mogu Acoustic – Wave panels, creating full … Read More
ARCHITECT @WORK // Mogu: Le qualità segrete dei nuovi materiali per la progettazione // News Article
What catches our attention when entering and exploring the qualities of an interior space? And which hidden gems can be found beyond the aesthetic shell? Discover more about the subtle & unexpected qualities of Mogu’s innovative interior products, by reading the article published by Architect@Work – Italy as part of their news section. READ THE … Read More
MY-FI PROJECT // Re-inventing the textile industry with advanced myco-fibres // Horizon 2020 – European Commission
Mogu is thrilled to announce the beginning of yet another exciting journey. On November 1st, 2020 the MY-FI project will officially kick off! With the support of the European Commission and a total budget of €6,4 MLN, fourteen partners, led by Mogu, will cooperate to achieve the ambitious objectives of the MY-FI project. The mission … Read More
As part of the Circular Cities Week programme, on October 29 (8 AM), Mogu will contribute to the livestream panel discussion titled “Building Materials from the Biosphere”, focusing on analysing the current market offering of biomaterials and reflecting on the fact that the solutions to reach effective circularity might be much closer than we often … Read More
We’re absolutely excited to announce the achievement of a rather important GOAL: Mogu Floor products are now officially certified with The Blue Angel ecolabel! The Blue Angel ecolabel sets the highest standards for environmentally-friendly product design, having proven itself over the past 40+ years as a highly reliable guide for a more sustainable consumption, driven by … Read More
We are pleased to inform you that Mogu products will be featured at Dutch Design Week 2020 (DDW 2020) as part of ‘The Exploded View’ exhibition, developed and curated by Company New Heroes and The Embassy Of Circular & Biobased Building. About ‘The Exploded View’ The Exploded View is a ‘live research’ and ‘storytelling’ installation. … Read More
In line with the latest measures adopted by the Italian Government in relation to COVID-19, we regret to inform you that Architect@Work Milan 2020 has been cancelled and that the event has been postponed to 2021. _____________ We are glad to announce that Mogu will be showcasing its 100% circular products at Architect@Work Italy – Stand 78, … Read More
LAMPOON MAGAZINE // Mogu: From Agroindustrial Residues to Interior Design Products // Article & Interview
Explore the article/interview to Mogu co-founder, Maurizio Montalti, published by Lampoon Magazine & discover more about our value proposition, gaining insights about what it means to design responsible circular processes for the production of goods resonating with the rhythm of the ecosystem. And therefore bringing people closer to Nature in everyday life. Click here to … Read More
SMART PROTEIN PROJECT // Next Generation of Smart Protein Foods // Horizon 2020 – European Commission
Mogu is part of the groundbreaking project “Smart Protein” funded by the European Commission: a partnership between more than 30 external partners, including universities, research institutions, corporations, SMEs, and NGOs, that seeks to develop the next generation of smart protein foods which are cost effective, resource efficient, and nutritious. A range of highly innovative new-protein … Read More
We’re glad to announce that Mogu Acoustic collection has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Ro Plastic Prize 2020! The international project RoGUILTLESSPLASTIC, started by Rossana Orlandi, engages the design community to give new life to used plastic and waste matters, exploring their endless possibilities of transformation. The second edition of #RoPlasticPrize – … Read More
Tune in on July 30 at 11 AM CEST for following Mogu’s webinar (IT) hosted by Lazio Fablab – Regione Lazio by connecting to: http://laziofablab.it/evento/webinar-materiali-ecosostenibili-e-biomassa-micelio/ Along the online discussion, our CEO Stefano Babbini will discuss Mogu’s mission and activities, diving into the qualities of our technologies and particularly of Mogu’s mycelium-based products & overall applications. … Read More
We are glad to unveil that Mogu will be one of the key innovators contributing to the creation of the innovative Dutch pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. By supplying our Acoustic and Floor products for the design of the vast lounge area, we will demonstrate the unprecedented opportunities that emerge when committing to partnering with … Read More
Think & Feel outside the box! Mogu Sample Box – the most radically innovative tool for your responsible design projects – is now available for online order! Experience first hand the surprising technical qualities of Mogu Acoustic Panels & Mogu Floor Tiles and deep-dive into the intriguing textures and calm feelings that Mogu products evoke. … Read More
// MOGU – DESIGN DRIVEN BIOFABRICATION COMPANY // Circular Economy Podcast Interview with Stefano Babbini (CEO)
Tune in to the podcast series and listen to the insightful dialogue between Mogu’s CEO – Stefano Babbini – and @tondo_circulareconomy, discussing, analysing and expanding on the overall notion of Circular Economy, with a dedicated focus revolving around Mogu’s approach, activities and products, as well as through insights about the company’s path (+ overall bonus … Read More
// CREATIVES IN BIOTECH // Join us today, May 5th, 2020 – 6 PM CEST – 12 PM EST, for a livestream chat between Suzanne Lee, founder @Biofabricate and Maurizio Montalti – co-founder & Managing Partner @mogumycelium. Click here for livestream. Together, we’ll be discussing the personal journey that brought to establish Mogu, while also … Read More
At Mogu, safety is one of our main drivers, encouraging us to deliver responsible products for interior design. In these unprecedented times, when we’re all being asked to stay home for our safety, at Mogu we also implemented responsible internal policies finalised to protect the health of our Team & Partners. Our intent is “to … Read More
Visit us @Biofabricate #the summit London – on 5th december 2019. We have a story to tell you: listen to Mogu founder & managing director, Maurizio Montalti, talking about our mycelium-based products and biofabrication challanges. At Mogu we believe that it is possible to employ Nature’s intelligence to radically disrupt the design of everyday products. … Read More
Mogu is pleased to show acoustic Wave Hex panels @DESIGN MATTERS – Bildmuseet. Design Matters presents sustainable objects and technologies that already are or should soon become part of our everyday lives. Design Matters gives the opportunity to reflect on the nature of function, durability and beauty. It highligts design that raises questions about the … Read More
ECOMONDO 2019 – Rimini // EASME (European Commission) – Supporting actions to promote Sustainable Buildings – Public Talk
How to develop highly efficient and sustainable building materials? @Ecomondo 2019 Mogu presents the bio-based resilient floor. Housing has been identified as one of the three areas of consumption (together with food and drink, and private transportation) that are responsible for 70-80% of the whole life-cycle impact of products. Improving the overall energy efficiency of … Read More
LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2019 – How to make biodesign a commercial reality? – London (UK) – Public Talk
MOGU AGENDA // LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2019 / How to make biodesign a commercial reality? We were @LDF 2019 to discuss how biomaterials could have real impact and offer a concrete market alternative. In the hope of shaping a more resilient world, brands and designers are harnessing the material properties of microorganisms like bacteria, fungi … Read More
MOGU AGENDA // We have a story to tell you: come, listen, be inspired, think. Visit us @Lineapelle Innovation Square in Milano 2-4 Oct 2019 and discover our vision on mycelium-based materials & Nature’s radical character. Lineapelle is the global leading trade show for fashion and luxury materials and components. Innovation Square is where the … Read More
Happy to celebrate ARTIS-Micropia 5th anniversary on 30 September. On the weekend of 28 and 29 September MOGU will take part to “the best of Micropia” presenting new views of fungi and their design applications. Micropia is the first microbial museum in the world and after 5 years it is still the only museum where … Read More
World-first ‘smart’ fungal building to be created in £2.5m living architecture project. A revolutionary new type of intelligent building made with green construction materials and capable of adaptively reacting to changes in light, temperature and air pollutants is being developed by UWE Bristol academics in collaboration with partners from Denmark (Centre for Information Technology and … Read More
MATERIAL MATTERS – Innovative Materials for Sustainable Production @German Design Council (DE) – Article
Thank you to German Design Council and to Hicklvesting for the articles on the Council’s content platform, featuring mogu and its responsible and sustainable processes, materials and products. You can read here an editorial about innovative materials and sustainable production processes, as well as a report from the panel of discussion about the necessity of … Read More
The report of Re-think – Circular Economy Forum is now online. The event took place at Università Cattolica di Milano on February 14th, 2019, focusing on the pivotal topics of Cities, Materials and Technologies and showing concrete cases and virtuous trends within Cicrcular Economy. You can watch the video report here. ____
DNGB Sustainability Award – Research & Innovation Project with ARUP & ARDEX – Stuttgart (DE) – Award
Mogu research project on timber+mycelium based structures is finalist at the DGNB Sustainability award. An inspiring project jointly developed with Arup and Ardex. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, July 25th, 2019. More information about the project can be found here. ____ Open offices should be both a place for productive communication and for concentrated … Read More
MOGU IS ABOUT TO OFFICIALLY REVEAL THE FIRST COLLECTION OF PRODUCTS BASED ON THE MOST ADVANCED MYCELIUM TECHNOLOGY! Mogu Acoustic collection will be launched on June 19th, 2019. On the same day, be ready to get surprised, as the company will also unveil its brand new visual identity. Mogu’s first collection of products radically innovates … Read More
Mogu’s work will be presented as part of the exhibition Design Laboratory: Materials and Technology, at Museum für Gestaltung, in Zürich, opening on June 28th, 2019. Not only in the laboratory but also in design, due to the most pressing urgencies such as the quest for greater environmental sustainability, material issues are today more relevant … Read More
We are very glad to announce that Mogu products will be exhibited in the context of the VIENNA BIENNALE FOR CHANGE 2019, as part of MAK Design Lab, a project of MAK in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research. The newly designed rooms of the MAK DESIGN LAB are … Read More
Mogu Interior and Mogu Leather products will be part of the newly re-designed Ars Electronica Center and featured as part of the exhibition Compass – Navigating the Future. Mogu disruptively innovative products will be showcase within Ars Electronica Labs, in the Material Showcase of the MaterialLab, where a contemporary range of future materials will be … Read More
Mogu materials and products will be on show as part of the exhibition ‘Beyond Paper – The Craft of Material-Making’, curated by Material Driven for London Craft Week and hosted at the G. F Smith showroom in London. The exhibit has been also included in Zetteler’s for what to look forward to during London Craft … Read More
Mogu has taken part in Bio in Italy 2019 and we’re honoured to have received two awards for #BestPresentation and #BestCircularEconomyProject. A BIG thank you to Intesa Sanpaolo, SPRING – Italian Cluster of Green Chemistry and all parties involved. And congrats to our Business Development Manager, Gianluca Belotti! More information about PensieroMateria can be found … Read More
Thanks to Casabella magazine for featuring Mogu and its products as part of the dossier reporting about New Materials for Interior Architecture and Interior Design. It is a honour for us to be included in such prestigious historical magazine dedicated to the architecture of the everyday life.
Mogu exciting prototypes of acoustic solutions dedicated to interior comfort will be on show as part of the exhibition PensieroMateria @SaloneSatellite (Salone del Mobile 2019), an initiative attempting to anticipate a Manifesto of Italian Bio-Design through te presentation of virtuous examples within the Italian ecosystem. More information about PensieroMateria can be found here.
Mogu materials and prototypes are part of the exhibition Smart City @Superstudio (Salone del Mobile 2019), a show designed by Material Connexion Italy and curated by Giulio Ceppi, stimulating ideas and debates on the theme of Smart City starting from Milan’s inhabitants. More information about Smart City can be found here.
We’re glad to inform that Mogu will take part in MaterialDistrict Rotterdam, the leading material innovation event for R&D and design professionals, taking place from 12-14 March in Rotterdam Ahoy (NL). On March 13th, our CEO, Stefano Babbini will give a lecture within the session titled Today’s Materials For Tomorrow’s Architecture, taking place in the … Read More
We are glad to announce that Officina Corpuscoli’s project CASKIA – Growing a Mars Boot will be on show as part of the XXII Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival, showcasing the latest prototype, composed of innovative mycelium materials, provided by Mogu. ABOUT Broken Nature: The XXII Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature: Design … Read More
We’re glad to announce that some of the latest prototypes from MOGU, as well as selected pieces from “The Growing Lab / Mycelia” (Officina Corpuscoli) and “Bio Ex-Machina” (Officina Corpuscoli & Co-de-iT) will be part of the exhibition: “La Fabrique du Vivant – Mutations and Creations” at Centre Pompidou, in Paris. The Exhibition La fabrique du vivant – Designing the Living … Read More
Thanks to the Financial Times newspaper and to Jessie Williams for the featured article about “Growth Industry”, illustrating Mogu’s development and upcoming launches You can read the article here.
Mogu materials and prototypes will be presented as part of Architect at Work, at the Old Truman Brewery (London – UK), in an exhibit about materials curated by Material Driven and The Building Centre.
Thanks to Donna Moderna for the article featuring Mogu, titled How Chich are Eco-Materials. You can read the article here.
Thanks to Capital 4.0 for featuring Maurizio Montalti, co-founder and R&D Director at Mogu, as a leading figure championing initiatives related to Circular Economy, as part of the top ranking of Italian Millenials, representing the new leading class, shaping the future. You can read the article here.
Thanks to Viewpoint and FranklinTill Studio for featuring Mogu materials as part of Issue 05 – Organic Matters, in the section titled Super Natural.
Thanks to Más Deco and to Macarena Sánchez for the featured interview to our R&D Director, Maurizio Montalti, about “BioDesign – The Next Frontier”. You can read the article here.
Mogu has joined the final WEAR Sustain (STARTS) events at Bozar and ICT Vienna, bringing on stage and exhibiting a range of exciting advancements concerning mycelium flexible fabrics. Within such framework, our R&D director, Maurizio Montalti, took part in the WEAR Sustain projects investment pitch at #ICT2018. We are flattered to announce that we received … Read More
We are absolutely excited and honoured to join once more the Biofabricate family for the 5th anniversary summit in #NYC, on December 13th. The materials biotech ecosystem has been growing vastly during the past few years and it will be a unique opportunity to jointly explore what has happened and what is soon to be … Read More
Thanks to WIRED for featuring MOGU as one of the best innovative practices developing #responsible technologies and products. New #composites, new #fabrics, new #inclusional, #tangible#performing #perspectives. Read the article here and stay tuned for upcoming launches…
If you happen to be in Mexico City, make sure to visit the exhibit VEGETAL HOUSE @Mumedi – La Triennale di Milano / #EmbassyofItalyinMexicoCity, exploring the world of furnishings and design objects that have as a matrix or model the plant world. A selection of about 100 works, including of course MOGU materials and products, #grown from #mycelium.
We are happy to announce that MOGU has been selected as one of Hello Tomorrow’s #Top500 #deeptech young companies, from over 4,500 applications coming from 119 countries! Come and meet us at the #HelloTomorrow #GlobalSummit in #Paris on 14-15th March 2019 www.hello-tomorrow.org/summit
On 30th October, Maurizio Montalti – Co-Founder and Director R&D at Mogu S.r.l. – will be one of the speakers on stage at NEXT Design Perspectives. Thanks to Altagamma for inviting to contribute to the biofacturing panel, together with exceptional colleagues such as Suzanne Lee, Natsai Audrey Chieza, Koert Van Mensvoort. Moderated by PaolaAntonelli. Many more incredible … Read More
Come and discover our organic and performative materials developed through a close collaboration with fungal mycelium, as well as other disruptive technologies at FIBRE FIXED – Composites in Design at Design Museum Gent. The exhibition will present a wide range of design projects involving composites, including a selection of materials and prototypes by MOGU. The show focuses on developments of the past five years, … Read More
Thank you to Riciblog, for the feature article titled “Funghi e scarti organici per la casa del futuro” – Fungi and organic Waste for the Future House (IT). Read the article here.
Do you want to learn more about what fungi can do for Fashion? Come and visit us at Lineapelle Innovation Square, a 3-days event dedicated to showcasing and discussing INNOVATIONS at all different technology readiness levels, from laboratory scale to fully industrialised solutions, where all actors will play an active role to bring new and breaking through … Read More
In line with the overall activities and technological advancements conducted as part of Wear Sustain (EU development grant programme), a selection of Mogu Leather materials and products will be on show during Ars Electronica Festival 2018, titled ERROR – The Art of Imperfection. An error is a discrepancy from what we expect, a deviation from … Read More
Come and explore Mogu products and processes in Paris, at Maison&Objet 2018. An installation comprising a selection of raw materials transformed into Mogu Home tiles will be on show as part of the Trend Forum, curated by Nelli-Rodi trend office. The Trend Forum will be organised as a small village whose huts/houses will illustrate aspects related to the … Read More
Thanks to DuCoteDeChezVous for the feature article titled “Virtuous, vers un design natural et vivant”, related to Maison&Objet, where Mogu exhibited its innovative materials and products. You can read the article here.
Mogu materials and prototypes will be on show at Maison&Objet (Paris-FR), as part of the VIRTOUS Exhibition, within the Trend Forum area. Come and explore responsible innovations! Watch a preview here.
We’re honoured to be part of the top Italian SMEs, capable of triggering innovative responsible developments, thanks to the support achieved from EU. Read the article, featuring our CEO – Stefano Babbini. Exciting times at Mogu, be ready for some wonderful outcomes to come. Thanks to Il Sole 24 Ore.
Thanks to Lombardy Green Chemistry Association for the featured article about Mogu, as part of the latest newsletter: Mogu – A Natural Platform for Growing Biomaterials.You can read the full article here (Page 14 – Italian language).
Thanks to Bustle for a rather interesting and unusually comprehensive set of perspectives and inclusive overview about #Mycelium #Materials and #Products from #Fungi. Including works and developments carried out at Officina Corpuscoli and MOGU, in great company with past, present and future collaborators and friendly colleagues, such as MycoWorks, Ecovative, Neffa, Suzanne Lee, Biofabricate, Modern Meadow, Micropia, Stichting Mediamatic, Utrecht University, Fungal Futures – Growing Domestic Bio-Landscapes and many more … You can read the article here. Let … Read More
On Monday, March 26, at 7.20 AM, tune in and listen to the interview to our CEO Stefano Babbini on Radiao Rai – GR Parlamento – “L’Italia Che Va…”If you’re based in Italy, find here the radio frequency in your area.Otherwise, you can listen to the online live streaming, by clicking here. And, of course, … Read More
We are glad to announce that Mogu has been awarded a supporting grant by Wear Sustain, for further contributing developing its R&D product line and more specifically the MOGU Leather materials and products. On March 23, we will be in Berlin to kick off the new exciting set of collaborations animating such nice opportunity. Find out … Read More
Thanks to Wise Society for the article covering ongoing developments as well as products here at Mogu. You can read more here.
BIOTOPIA will showcase the work of different selected studios, focusing on the role of the designer as researcher and developer of novel materials and processes, grown by means of cooperation with living systems/cells. In this context, the selected designers will be presented as hybrid mixed figures, comprising qualities akin to the ones of the gardener, the farmer, the scientist, the technologist – or … Read More
Thanks to #InnovazioneCircolare and to #EconomyUp for the nice feature and for including us in the list of the italian startups who are promising to play a major role as part of the circular bioeconomy market.You can read more here.
Come visiting us at Klimahouse 2018, the leading trade show on sustainable construction in Italy and Europe.From January 24th to 27th, 2018. MOGU will present its latest innovative, grown products for interior architecture and design.- MOGU Home. You will find us at Gallery level 0 / Stand nr. G0/24 We look forward to meeting you there!
Thank you to Confartigianato Imprese Varese for the nice article/report about MOGU’s participation at Klimahouse 2018. We look forward to meeting you there! You can read the article here
Thank you to Green News for the feature and coverage about MOGU products and their performative aspects for #GreenBuilding and more . You can read the article here.
Join us in New York on December 7th, 2017 at Biofabricate 2017. MOGU, represented by Maurizio Montalti, will be on stage, discussing recent projects as well as ongoing developments, in regard to novel mycelium materials, such as composites, textiles, leather, etc. @MOGU. MOGU’s work will also be displayed as part of Biofabricate’s Design Lab. BIOFABRICATE is … Read More
MOGU is member and active part of the EU-BBI #Agrimax consortium: http://agrimax-project.eu/ Curious to quickly understand what the Agrimax project is all about? Check out this great animation!
Thank you to Surface Design Show and to Sally Angharad Booth for the nice feature about MOGU and its products on their newsletter. You can read it here. Further more MOGU products will be presented as part of Surface Spotlight Live from 6 to 8 February, 2018. Cone visiting and explore our incredible products!
On 12 September 2017, join us in Brussels for the BeCircular Annual Meeting 2017. Maurizio Montalti, R&D director of MOGU S.r.l. will also be present, discussing the topic of #innovation within the framework of the #CircularEconomy, as part of the company’s ongoing scaling up developments. More information about the conference can be found here. Download the program here. #beCircular#fungi #mycelium #growth
We are extremely happy to officially announce that Mycoplast Snc has now officially left space to MOGU S.r.l. It is still the same company, but certainly more structured and advanced, also thanks to the substantial growth that took place during the past years and to the collaborative efforts carried out with multiple prestigious partners. Keep … Read More
Stefano babbini, CEO of Mycoplast/MOGU will be one of the main speakers at the “Word Forum for Responsible Economy”, taking place ion Arras (FR) on June 20th, 2017. Through the lenses of agro-resources and food, the conference will explore how economic sectors and territories can seize the opportunities presented by the bio-economy. Which biomass for which … Read More
Thank you to Cristina Gabetti and to the whole team at Striscia La Notizia, reporting news from our headquarters in Italy (Inarzo -VA). Watch here the video where Maurizio Montalti, R&D director of Mycoplast, conducts Cristina Gabetti through our facilities, explaining processes and showing MOGU solutions and products. #Impact #Generation through #Mycelium #Growth. Occhio al … Read More
During the past years the construction industry has shown an ever growing interest in innovation and sustainability, focusing on both environmental impacts and the improvement of living comforts. Within such framework, Mycoplast and INDEXLAB engaged in a collaborative project, aiming to design highly performing panels for acoustic optimisation. Utilising specific categories of mycelium-based materials and their … Read More
Il biomateriale prodotto da funghi cresciuti su scarti agricoli. Read the full article here.
During the Salone del Mobile 2017, Subalterno1 gallery transforms into a tropical diorama where hybrid objects depict a possible conversation – both hostile and calm – between human activities and the surrounding habitat. The exhibition will examine the relationship between mankind, the concept of nature and the artefacts, through a selection of different works. MOGU products, developed … Read More
MOGU, BIOMATERIALE DA FUNGHI E SCARTI AGRICOLI. Read the full article here.
We are very happy to announce that Mycoplast is the “Champion” winner of the 3rd edition of Alimenta 2 Talent with the MOGU project. Our CEO, Stefano Babbini received the prize today. We are proud and grateful for such award, feeding us with even more motivation than we already had before. Our exciting development continues and #GROWS. You … Read More
Watch online the episode of Siamo Noi (TV2000), broadcasted on November 18th, featuring our CEO Stefano Babbini presenting Mycoplast and its products. From minute 1:42, on. Click here to watch the video.
Article about fabricating materials and products/furniture with fungi. Featuring Mycoplast and one of its operative founders Maurizio Montalti, who recently presented the company’s work as part of Biofabricate2016 in NYC. Click here to read the article.
Interview to our CEO Stefano Babbini, presenting Mycoplast on Ricicla.tv, while exhibiting our company and products as part of the show Ex Novo Materials @Ecomondo 2016. Click here to watch the video.
Mycoplast has been invited to participate and to present its MOGU products during this year’s edition of Ecomondo, the Green Technology expo taking place in Rimini (IT) from 8th till 11th of November 2016. Within such framework, Mycoplast will take part in the exhibition titled EX NOVO MATERIALS FOR THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY, a show presenting illustrious cases and … Read More
La plastica del futuro? Viene ricavata dai funghi ed è biodegradabile al 100%. Read the full article here.
The project AGRIMAX will be presented on October 18th in Glasgow, as part of Biowaste to value: how can policy makers help? (Pre-conference workshop at EFIB 2016). Join this practical workshop to gain in-depth insights around the opportunities and barriers to the use of bio-waste as a feedstock for bio-based products, focusing on urban organic waste and … Read More
Mycoplast, together with the other members of the consortium, has been officially granted participation in the AGRIMAX project. The project is funded by the EU, under the BBI Horizon 2020. Check the project’s website here.
Mycoplast has been finalising a Collaboration Agreement with the University of Pavia (Italy), addressing the development of a line of novel mycelium strains for materials’ production.
Mycoplast is one of the finalists of the UniCredit Start Lab competition, in the Clean Tech sector.
We are glad to announce that Mycoplast has been honoured by the European Commission with the Seal of Excellence, under the SME Instrument / Horizon 2020.
We are happy to announce that Mycoplast has won the Alimenta 2 Talent competition. The prize has been awarded during the Seeds and Chips event, in Milan.
START UP MYCOPLAST MAKES PACKAGING, INSULATION MATERIAL FROM AGRICULTURAL WASTE PLUS FUNGI. Watch the video interview here.
Mycoplast will present the MOGU Project and its activities to a large expert audience, as part of the Biobased Startup Day, in Cologne (DE).
Economia circolare, il boom di una nuova industria made in Italy. Read the article here.
Join us for the festive opening of Mycoplast’s new headquarters in Inarzo (VA) – Italy!
Rateconomy – The New Economical Vision. Check the viseo interview to our CEO Stefano Babbini, here.
We are very glad to communicate that Mycoplast has finalised a highly important Exclusive Collaboration Agreement with the Microbiology Department of Utrecht University.
We are happy to announce that the STW Project – Mycelium Based Materials for Product Design – presented by Utrecht University, has been approved. Mycoplast will participate in the project, as final user.
Mycoplast is now a member of Assobiotec, the Italian Association for the Development of Biotechnology.
Mycoplast will offer a public keynote presentation, introducing the MOGU project, as part of IFIB 2015, in Lodi (IT).
We are very glad to communicate that Mycoplast has successfully finalised a fundamental Exclusive Know-How Agreement with the Microbiology Department of Utrecht University.
We are happy about having finalised an important Collaboration Agreement with a prestigious Appliances Manufacturing Company, in Italy.
Dai funghi nasce il nuovo polistirolo ‘bio’ – Prodotto sfruttando gli scarti agricoli Read the article here.
Nasce l’imballaggio fatto di funghi Read the article here.
La generazione distribuita arriva anche nella produzione delle bioplastiche. Read the full article here.
I miracoli delle bioplastiche: ancora una volta i funghi ci mettono lo “zampino”. Read the article here.
E’ italiana la bio-plastica fatta con i funghi e gli scarti agricoli. Read here the article on Il Sole 24 Ore.
We are happy to inform you that Mycoplast has been proclaimed winner for – Best Business Idea in the Green and Circular Economy – as part of the Global Social Venture Competition 2015 (GSVC2015), promoted by Startup Initiative/Banca Intesa San Paolo, in Milan.
The company Mycoplast has been incorporated in Varese (VA) – Italy. Thanks to the expertise of its team, Mycoplast will focus on scaling-up the production of mycelium-based materials and products. We know that it’s going to be a complex challenge, but nevertheless it is a very exciting one. The whole team is fully enthusiast and energetic, … Read More