Thomas Maincent

2011 – ongoing

Thomas Maincent trained as a Cabinetmaker and later as an Industrial Designer. Outside of his own Brussels based design studio he also collaborates with MCB – Atelier. Beyond industrial design his practice is concerned with notions of domestic space, scenography and the interior.

‘SpiderFarm’ is a factory that reconstructs the environmental conditions of a spider’s natural habitat. Within the ‘farm’ the spiders spin silk for human use. The SpiderFarm is an open-ended project that intends to develop new materials and yet unrealized objects.