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It should be emphasized, though, that Aparicio and Wanless are adamant about not getting pigeonholed as “the styrofoam people,” even though they still believe their investigations into the material still have a lot more potential. They’re both highly curious people, obsessed with making and process, and they’ve used those skills to other ends; this test panel from their recent project for Bloomberg, for instance — which we featured in our roundup of the London Design Festival in November — is another novel material made from old computer keys melted into resin.