About Us

Inspirational Handcrafted Materials

Smile Plastics is a materials design studio making exquisite handcrafted panels from waste materials. Smile transforms a range of different waste streams into unique decorative panels for the architecture and design market. On top of our classics range of panels, we offer limited editions and bespoke materials as well as a design and build service. Our materials have inspired designers around the world and have been used in wide ranging applications from small products to large scale installations in both residential and commercial premises.

Recent Clients

Stella McCartney, Christian Dior, Selfridges, Liberty, Wellcome Trust, Paul Smith, Droog, LUSH, Hej, open desk, Anthropologie, ashortwalk, Ford, Urban Outfitters, KPMG, YardSale Pizza

The Designers

Smile Plastics is run by design duo Adam Fairweather and Rosalie McMillan who share a deep passion for making artisan sustainable materials with a strong narrative, bringing experience across design disciplines including industrial design and jewellery. Adam has been making handcrafted panels from a range of waste materials including coffee grounds for over a decade.