Archive for the ‘materials’ category

Marbleised Paint Designs by Murals Wallpaper

October 22nd, 2016

The intricacy and kaleidoscopic beauty of these marbleised designs hypnotise whilst delivering some seriously stylish interior inspiration. Marbleising, which traditionally involves using absorbent papers to pick up ink from a water bath dates to the twelfth century. Now, you can have your own gorgeous, modern day designs that inspire and make a big impression.

Blush Pink Collection by Murals Wallpaper

October 15th, 2016

This selection of wallpaper murals allow you to bring interesting textured elements into your home whilst incorporating the most fashionable colour of the year. Plus, there’s no hassle and minimal effort required!

Rough Luxe collection by Murals Wallpaper

September 29th, 2016

Murals Wallpaper have curated the Rough Luxe collection, a selection of wallpaper murals that allow you to bring industrial elements into your home with no hassle and minimal effort. Contrast with luxurious faux-fur accents, exposed filaments and bold metals for some seriously on trend decor.

Residenza Le Stelle by Buzzi Studio Di Architettura, Locarno – Switzerland

September 28th, 2016

The sand-coloured bricks – created by manufacturer Keller using Jura clay – were then carefully placed in the exact locations by robots to form the undulations.

Shaping Colour by Germans Ermičs

September 26th, 2016

Oddly enough, colour gradation in his frosted-glass pieces does seem to suggest that the hues have been ‘stretched’ and sculpted into smooth, subtly contoured planes, gradually tapering off into clear or reflective surfaces.

Ceramic vases by Hélène Morbu

September 21st, 2016

Guided by craftsmanship, Hélène Morbu uses a slow and precise technique that ‘squeezes the earth’ and as a result, the ‘quetzal’ vases display an effect resembling textile or rattan.

Wall sculptures and neon lights by Jay Shinn

September 7th, 2016

Colorful and organic, these dodecahedral pieces create an interesting semblance of 3D form. The exhibition also includes a selection of his neon works, which explore the relationship between light and line.

Drubba store by Ippolito Fleitz Group, Titisee-Neustadt – Germany

September 2nd, 2016

The material and colour worlds reference nature and the natural authenticity of the surrounding Black Forest. With subtle elegance and a gentle dose of theatricality, the central space is transformed into a visual attraction without stealing the show from the surrounding branded areas.

CEDIT – Ceramiche d’Italia: six new collections that blend art and design

August 1st, 2016

CEDIT – Ceramiche d’Italia: six new collections that blend art and design

Wide tiles collection by Ceramiche Refin

July 27th, 2016

Wide tiles collection by Ceramiche Refin

Hisbalit mosaic glass covered apartment by Zooco estudio

June 28th, 2016

A great part of the project is covered by mosaic glass developed by Hisbalit. the intention was to create a singular and unique space using distinctive materials: the touch of wood on the floor, the effect of a ceiling coated by mirror and the play of colors and mosaics, that provides the whole space a point of attachment.

Lego-like houses from ferrocement blocks by Anupama Kundoo

June 9th, 2016

The housing prototype showcases a system of modular ferrocement blocks, which are stacked up to form walls and built-furniture, meaning they can be used to create homes in a variety of shapes and sizes.

HOEIDO jewellery by Shotaro Sanada, Tokyo – Japan

May 23rd, 2016

10mm x 10mm mosaic tile makes it possible to show “Lightness” and something “Floating” for its heavy solid surface.

Gaia acoustic panel by Stone Designs for Blå Station

May 20th, 2016

Gaia goes one step further in acoustic isolation solutions, creating an alive surface. The four elements will combine on millions of different ways, so that, we cut Gaia in four symmetrical pieces to create an infinite range of possible combinations.

Mashing Mesh wall mirrors by Zhoujie Zhang

May 14th, 2016

The series consists of five wall mirrors. Each one aims to mimic the unpredictable flow and transition of water in the style of a triangular mesh, which is a type of modelling used in computer graphics.

Hex and Scale tiles by Heliot & Co.

May 3rd, 2016

These playfully innovative feature tiles can be used to draw bespoke patterns onto a wall or surface. The ‘Hex’ and ‘Scale’ tiles have a specifically designed surface that allows them to show imagery and pattern to a client’s own design.

Asian Art Study Center at John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art by Machado Silvetti, Sarasota – Florida

April 29th, 2016

The addition’s façade is composed of deep-green, glazed terra cotta tiles that address the client’s requirement of a new monumental entrance. The façade relates to the natural environment of the Museum’s extensive landscape, and its color and chiseled profile are reminiscent of the Cà d’Zan mansion’s ceramic detailing.

PIGMENTI by Diego Vencato and Marco Merendi for Gypsum

April 26th, 2016

Pigmenti is a project that combines color and the physical. It is a project that reinvents the traditional fresco pictorial technique through the most advanced industrial production systems.

Oliver Bonas store, London – UK

April 22nd, 2016

The neutral tones work perfectly against the eclectic mix of homeware and fashion items, creating an ideal backdrop that promotes a feeling of space and light throughout the shop.

Utrecht armchair textile by Bertjan Pot for Cassina

April 20th, 2016

The colourful geometric-patterned material is made using innovative weaving technology. Using a computer-controlled Jacquard weaving machine, eight coloured threads are mixed two at a time to create 19 different colours on a template outlining the shape of the armchair.