Archive for the ‘materials’ category

Concrete Art by Transparent House

May 25th, 2011

Transparent House Team presents its vision of the classic flooring material – concrete. We’ve created a way to refine a popular element of contemporary interior design such as polished concrete flooring. The fine floral ornaments promotes the clean and simple character of the space while adding a touch of warm and live contrast and highlighting the cold austerity of the material.

NewspaperWood

May 24th, 2011

When we think of wood and paper, we usually see it in this manner; wood=source, paper=result. What if we flipped the model and saw paper as the source and wood as the end product? This was the concept behind Mieke Meijer’s project at the Design Academy Eindhoven. To think of paper as the end state of the product was limiting. With so much paper as the end result of making newspapers, Mieke envisioned an opportunity to upcycle the process and re-create wood.

Phenomena Room Divider by Sang Hoon Kim

May 24th, 2011

Characterized by an organic and pleasing appearance, this room divider is about the phenomenon of light. Light is always moving, and due to reflection, refraction and shadow, leaves behind a fantastic impression. To make one feel the movement of light, I divided the wavy sides into many layers so that they reveive light from different angles and reflect it at different angles. As a result, the fixed mass feels like it is changing and moving according to the position from which the viewer sees it.

Pine Art Furnitures

May 20th, 2011

These furniture pieces / sculptures are made of chopped pieces of pine wood, which give away the artist’s closeness to Mother Nature. The wood pieces are brought together and crafted to make this attractive piece of art. The creative style of the geometric form is unique and powerful in its simplicity.

Recyclable Magazine Furniture

May 19th, 2011

Belgian industrial designer Jens Praet proves that recycling can be a lot more interesting than stuffing cans, bottles, magazines and cardboard into the proper recycling containers. Fossilized at Industry Gallery in Washington DC, is Praet’s first solo exhibition in the U.S.; his designs are made of shredded magazines and documents mixed with clear resin.

Form Us With Love for Bolon

May 17th, 2011

It is not the easiest thing to present flooring materials in an artful way. The Swedish manufacturer Bolon commissioned the Stockholm based design studio Form Us With Love to develop a visual concept for the new collection of weaving vinyl flooring with environmental care – ‘Botanic’.

3D Effect Wall Design by ÉLITIS

May 16th, 2011

There is closing new generation wall at city! This wallpaper with effect 3D take Elitists a two year for out and out, but it seemly being waited! Wallpaper this thermoformed modern feature, trend’s motif that our Botanica’s love and break even has two looked a long cry but all same charming to Your house.

Change it! wall concept by Amirkhan Abdurakhmanov

May 13th, 2011

Change It! wall concept uses a prism system to provide flexibility allowing the user to transform the style of a space with the flick of a wrist. The interior wall has numerous combinations, adapting to provide
either a subtle wall or an art piece. This design, by Amirkhan Abdurakhmanov, will be in production soon.

folding A-part by Mika Barr

May 12th, 2011

‘folding A-part’ is a project that deals with print as an outline to fabric’s structure. An exploration and research performed by israeli-based Mika Barr, the development is a series of textiles that fold, fracture and turn in three-dimensional ways, derived from a flat printed pattern.

Formboard top pine facade system by BRUAG

May 10th, 2011

Perforated Formboard top pine is a shading element with individual design options that has been developed to enhance the play of colours and shapes in the interior of buildings with glass facades.
The carrier board is resistent to the weather and can be perforated with individually designed patterns.

Richard Sweeney – Paper Sculptures

May 10th, 2011

Richard Sweeney, a 22 year old British artist/designer has recently won the New Designers DKNY Award for his extraordinarily beautiful paper sculptures. Made from repeated elements of folded paper Sweeney’s creations combine clean lines and minimalist white paper with extremely complex decorative forms.

The Hemp Chair by Werner Aisslinger

May 10th, 2011

Natural fiber composite meets design at Ventura Lambrate’s ‘Poetry Happens’ exhibition. Berlin-based designer/architect Werner Aisslinger, designed Hemp Chair the first monobloc chair designed using natural fibers that have been molded under heat using a special eco-friendly resin, resulting in a sustainable composite material. The project is supported and is in cooperation with the German chemical company BASF. Previewed at Milan Design Week 2011, the chair features a very complex design with soft curves and a visually captivating horizontal and vertical wing structure.

North Tiles by Kvadrat

May 5th, 2011

Originally conceived for our Stockholm showroom by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, these textile walls are constructed with individual foam fabric tiles which connect together using an ingenious folding system. The North Tiles system showcase the multiple textures and materials from Kvadrat’s collection. It allows for a great deal of flexibility with an infinite degree of permutations. Moreover, the simple assembly allows the walls to be easily reconfigured.

Eco-Felt Buzziskin 3D Tiles the Revolution of Tiles

May 5th, 2011

Beside 3D movies, 3D cell phones, 3D displays, there were 3D tiles now. The visually pulsating Buzziskin 3D Tiles were not only eco-friendly but also found to revolutionize how to look at tiles. A cacophonous combination of textures, shapes and colors, the tile design were consisted of eco-felt, or a 100% recycled PET material.

Meystyle’s Wallpapers Glow With Embedded LEDs And Crystals

May 2nd, 2011

Can’t stand a blank wall with no personality whatsoever? Liven it up with Meystyle’s Glowing Wallpapers, which comes with embedded LEDs that allow it to light up even the gloomiest space.
Devised by sisters Maria and Ekaterina Yaschuk, the novel home installation intentionally pairs bold patterns with lighting functionality, resulting in wallpapers that make a strong play for attention

Digital Wallpaper

May 2nd, 2011

To decorate the office space of Büro Hirzberger in Vienna Strukt realised a digital wallpaper that illuminates the walls. In this self-initated project Strukt was given complete creative freedom by the client, and developed a system to project video and realtime content undistorted onto any surface.

Light-Up Wallpaper

May 2nd, 2011

What if you did not need to hang things on your wall to have engaging decorations – and could skip buying lamps and installing lights altogether. Addressing both aesthetics and function in a phenomenal way, this light emitting wallpaper design by Jonas Samson combines flick-of-a-switch decor with an all-in-one lighting solution.

Cell LED Carpet by Lama Concept

April 29th, 2011

Dutch Company Integrates LED Wayfinding Into Its Carpets. LEDs tucked into Lama Concept’s Cell+LED carpet create customizable lighting where people look the most — on the ground.

3DWalldecor bamboo wall panels

April 26th, 2011

Wall panels by 3DWalldecor are a unique wall covering. Modular and easy to apply. The panels have the feel of solid fibreboard and can be easily painted with wall paint.

Softseating from Molo design

April 26th, 2011

The inspiration for softseating comes from a desire for flexible and spontaneous space making. softseating’s magnetic ends allow it to connect to itself forming a cylindrical stool or low table. Elements of the same size can also connect to one another to form long winding benches, providing endless seating topographies. Made from a single material, the beauty of these pieces sits between the representative and the abstract, creatively interchanging with one another.