Archive for the ‘materials’ category

Wall sculptures at Pace Gallery by Tara Donovan

March 23rd, 2017

Tara Donovan’s newest wall sculptures at Pace Gallery are composed of thousands of white styrene cards that are individually stacked, glued, and rotated 90 degrees. Each of the 30 works in the gallery feels absolutely impossible – the mathematics, the labor, and the result. A closer look reveals the inhuman complexity and precision of overlap.

Polimind DIY Papercraft Kits

March 17th, 2017

Polimind papercraft designs are intended for anyone. All models are made from paper pieces that one gets to assemble similar to puzzles, but this time in 3D.

The Street Ratchada by Architectkidd, Bangkok – Thailand

February 11th, 2017

Located in an important urban space at a busy intersection in Bangkok, Architectkidd proposed to design a permeable architectural envelope for The Street Ratchada where interior activities could be showcased along with outdoor urban activities. The design was realized with the use of Reynobond Aluminum Composite Panels.

New rug collection at Stockholm Design Week 2017 by Bolon

February 9th, 2017

Duet comprises wool woven together with vinyl threads, while Villa La Madonna – which shares a name with the boutique hotel in Italy it was originally designed for – features glittery bands of metalised polyester. “We wanted a softer look, something that felt a bit more cosy,” explains Bolon designer Klara Persson.

3D concrete printing by Bekkering Adams

February 2nd, 2017

Rotterdam-based architecture firm Bekkering Adams has taken the concrete dream one step further to test the partnership of concrete and technology in a more tangible way, with the proposal “Fire Wall”. In collaboration with the Technical University of Eindhoven and Cement & Beton Centrum, the prototype experiments investigate the effects gained by altering the variables of the technology – changes in height, speed and texture all produce different results.

Flexible Wood Floor Mats by Sitskie Design Studio

February 1st, 2017

Traditional anti-fatigue mats don’t really fit into residential or office situations, which led Sitskie Design Studio to create a viable option, one that not only offered some comfort, but also looked good in the process.

Folia collection by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance for Saint-Louis Crystal

January 30th, 2017

The versatile collection is a surprising approach for Saint-Louis with a singular aesthetic sense. Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance chose the cut of the Folia crystal being influenced by a leaf.

BAUX sound absorbing panels by Tyler Adams

January 26th, 2017

Tyler Adams, the author of Sound Materials, caught up with the Form Us With Love team members – and co-founders BAUX – to discuss their vision to seize on an opportunity to reinvent the aesthetics of Träulit. This Swedish-made, porous building material made from wood wool has excellent sound absorbing properties and the studio found its potential for usage compelling.

Brick wallpaper by Murals Wallpaper

January 25th, 2017

With rich colours and sleek style coming out to play, Murals Wallpaper shows us how to keep timeless brick walls contemporary with sophisticated new pieces. The updated collection demonstrates a range of luxurious designs, from brick walls coated in rich, deep colour to classic natural brick looks – for minimal yet warm interior spaces.

AirTiles panels

January 23rd, 2017

The panels come in various formats – from decorative borders to tile panels up to huge murals (many panels that are combined to create beautiful large-scale artworks) – stunning paintings in metal, spanning large surfaces (usually entire walls).

Storri Luxury Vinyl collection by Parterre

January 22nd, 2017

A gathering of design inspiration from stories untold, the patterns within Storri embrace cultural values from diverse environments. Both original designs, the two new introductory designs, combined, offer 11 color options. Balancing out the collection with a wood and stone look, designs Kennett and Madal draw from the cultural experiences and the stories that go unheard.

FOLK collection by Dare to Rug

January 18th, 2017

The designs are created by repeating stylised Romanian motifs and are available in three different colour combinations printed with the Aquajet technique. Forbo’s Aquajet water cutting technology enables reproduction of the most intricate designs and allows for endless creativity in floor design.

Concrete design objects by Croque Béton

January 12th, 2017

Concrete is an industrial material that can also be elegant and refined. Croque Béton was born from the idea of highlighting the concrete which has a strong aesthetic potential and its wish is to mix textures and colors for realize original objects and sublimate, in all its forms, this material with strong decorative character.

The Collaborative Collection by Wolf-Gordon and Mae Engelgeer

January 5th, 2017

Together, they’ve created a collection that partners graphic elements and textures with the craftsmanship of Dutch Modernism, and given a modern spin. As a result, each of the pieces is characterized by clean lines, abstract geometric forms, and luxurious details.

[Misfit]Fit building by Batay-Csorba Architects, Toronto – Canada

January 4th, 2017

Keen to diversify from the highly rigid, static nature of other buildings of this type, the studio looked to means of offsetting the weightiness of concrete without reverting to glass and steel.

GANT Christmas 2016 Gift Giving by HASA Architects, London – UK

December 22nd, 2016



The choice of materials palette, initially inspired by the brief, during the design phase became more related to our desire to experiment with materials, especially casted concrete and explore themes of form and frame. In fact the brass is introduced to the space in its standardize form, directly informing the concrete table and podiums.

EU headquarters by Samyn and Partners and Studio Valle, Brussels – Belgium

December 20th, 2016



“This outer area is converted into a glass atrium protecting from the urban dust,” said Samyn and Partners. “It covers the principal entrance as well as a new lantern-shaped volume incorporating the conference rooms.” The transparent walls that wrap around the new northeast corner of the building comprise a patchwork of 3,750 recycled wooden window frames procured from renovation or demolition sites across Europe.

Art Deco wallpapers by Texturae

December 14th, 2016



The second, extremely elegant series features a fascinating mix of timeless classic and modern elegance: sophisticated retro geometries and 3D materic designs create essential atmospheres – eternally suspended between past and present, art and design – capable of bringing the Art Deco golden rules directly into the third millennium.

Nursery wallpaper by Murals Wallpaper

December 7th, 2016



Bringing The Outside In: the designs are lovely alone, or can be used together on separate walls to create a magical environment where baby can play, learn and sleep! Adorable critters help create a story with the walls, with which your child’s imagination can run wild.