Archive for the ‘materials’ category

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.

Transformative Paper by Florian Hundt

February 19th, 2016

Thoroughly dry, it creates a tactile and exciting surface by raising the separate 
segments. Exposed to minimal change of humidity it creates a gesture so subtle it is almost invisible, while it performs a vast transformation when it gets wet.

Wind room dividers by Jin Kuramoto for Offecct

February 16th, 2016

Tribes office by AbrahamsCrielaers, Eindhoven – Netherlands

February 13th, 2016

Tribes in Eindhoven is characterized by interiors reminiscent of nomad tents, both in terms of color, materials and accessories. Extensive open spaces are used to recreate interiors suited to a vast array of situations: numerous corners mingle with work terminals located among long desks and wide tables.

Transition porcelain tiles by Lanzavecchia + Wai for Mirage

February 3rd, 2016

The colours of the landscape are interpreted and synthesised in neutral, natural nuances that give off a rare sensation of peace and lightness. Delicate shades and soft colour passages become refined proposals for a contemporary lifestyle.

Office by Bureau de Change, London – UK

February 2nd, 2016

An elliptical ‘chamber’, with walls formed by a cluster of twisted 1mm thick brass ribbons, cuts an intimate central space into the glass box.

Butterfly Pavilion by 3deluxe at Noor Island, Sharjah – UAE

January 16th, 2016



3deluxe shades the Butterfly Pavilion with a golden canopy of 4000 aluminium leaves

Scales Tiles by Giles Miller Studio at Buddha Bar, Dubai – UAE

January 14th, 2016



Mixing a range of ceramic finishes including up to four metallic glazes in matt, high gloss, and crackled bronze the studio created this undulating bar front artwork for multiple areas within Buddha Bar Dubai that references the scaley surface of a dragon’s skin.

3D printed facade for EU building by Heijmans & DUS Architects

January 13th, 2016



Dutch EU building features a facade combining tensile fabric and 3D-printed bioplastic

Red Bull Studios by Optimist Design, Berlin – Germany

January 6th, 2016



Optimist Design wraps Berlin’s Red Bull Studios with copper striations