Archive for the ‘materials’ category

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.

Modular sculptures by David Umemoto

April 8th, 2016

Formed entirely from concrete, the modules expose the rawness of the unrefined material. Each of the forms can be interconnected, disconnected and rearranged to generate an endless array of artistic compositions, resulting in a constant state of transformation.

WARP collection by estudi{H}ac

April 4th, 2016

As a texture created and inspired by the most textile mechanics, its internal structure. The warp and weft are undone by creating a network of micro fibers, which will give the main character to the piece.

Laccio ceramic tile series by Dsignio for Peronda Group

March 23rd, 2016

The strips run from one tile to another, forming a fascinating interwoven pattern that is emphasized by the slight textured-topography of the tiles and colors of each ribbon.

Sulphur Archive ceramics by Garðar Eyjólfsson

March 20th, 2016

Sulphur Archive ceramics by Garðar Eyjólfsson

Kho Liang Ie Collection by Mosa

March 20th, 2016

Gloss white tiles with a relief of circles, segments of circles, diagonals and triangles. Size 10 x 10 centimeter. The relief tiles can be combined to create unusual effects. A smooth wall tile is also available to complement the relief tiles.

Polythread Knitted Textile Pavilion by Jenny Sabin Studio, New York City

March 3rd, 2016

The temporary pavilion employs both photoluminescent and light activated yarns that absorb, collect, and deliver luminance. From a practical standpoint, this portable and super-lightweight structure could be used outdoors to consume rays from the sun during the day, before releasing them at night.

Reflection Table by Prototype Design Lab

February 28th, 2016

The Reflection Table is a series of conversation tables with the maps of different cosmopolitan cities laser-etched into mirrored stainless steel. When objects are placed on the mirrored-finish table top, their reflections are visible beneath.

Ensamble workspaces by The Andes House

February 23rd, 2016

They then designed tools to fulfill the maximum potential of these qualities, like a compression system to make curves and applying water to improve flexibility. The project doesn’t require any other elements to build, and works by fitting the pieces together.

Montana ceramic tile

February 22nd, 2016

The creative axis part of the essence, the raw material of the product, clay and environment from which it is extracted. Its design is inspired by the erosion caused by the wind on the rocks over time.