ISSUE 40  |  Napa Valley Rustic

Walls, Windows & Floors: Wine Cork Acoustic Wall at Leila’s Shop in London

October 06, 2011 3:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

To help improve the acoustics in London's Leila's Shop, Swedish-born designer Lars Frideen designed a novel cork board using a sheet of perforated metal, which can hold up to 3,000 corks and provides a canvas for patrons to express themselves. To see more, go to Leila's Shop.

Above: A patriotic missive.

Above: A closeup of wine-stained corks.

Above: A message from Alix McAlister, Leila's brother.

Photos via Alix McAlister on Flickr.