Archive for the ‘materials’ category

Painted metal for Clarion Hotel Trondheim by Aluphant

May 22nd, 2015

Painted metal for Clarion Hotel Trondheim by Aluphant

Leather floor and wall coverings by Lapèlle Design

May 13th, 2015

Lapèlle creates innovative leather coverings for walls and floors dressing the environment through an exclusive patented installation system that allows you to install and replace each leather tile easily and without structural work.

Electronic Textiles by Phillip David Stearns

April 26th, 2015

Translating Computer Code Into Tactile Cloth Tapestries

Acoustitch Installation by RCKa, London – UK

April 17th, 2015

RCKa has completed Acoustitch, an art piece in the foyer of 11 Waterloo Place in St James’s, London, that was made from over 780 pieces of acoustic foam.

Landcarpets by Florian Pucher

April 10th, 2015

Florian Pucher Turns Aerial Photos into Landcarpets

Bloom blanket by Bianca Cheng Costanzo

March 31st, 2015

Wool pyramids form origami-inspired Bloom blanket

BANDAS collection by GAN

March 18th, 2015

Sabine collection by Johan Kauppi & Bertil Harström for Glimakra

February 12th, 2015

Office furniture brand Glimakra has released a collection of storage units that can also be used to reduce sound and partition areas in open-plan workspaces.

BAUX Acoustic Panels by BAUX / Form Us With Love

February 5th, 2015

BAUX Acoustic Panels are made from of the same natural materials as BAUX Acoustic Tiles – wood wool, cement and water.

Acoustic panels by StokkeAustad for Gudbrandsdalen Uldvarefabrikk

February 2nd, 2015

StokkeAustad’s acoustic panels pair colourful fabric with metal and stone Stockholm 2015: Oslo studio StokkeAustad has combined colourful textiles with a selection of shinier materials to create acoustic panels that feature geometric patterns.

AKollection collection by Afroditi Krassa

January 29th, 2015

AKollection is the signature product collection by designer Afroditi Krassa.

Plinthos pavilion by Mab Architects

January 27th, 2015

Plinthos pavilion by Mab Architects

Soundweaving by Zsanett Szirmay

January 19th, 2015


Hungarian design student Zsanett Szirmay has transferred folk embroidery patterns onto strips for a punched card music box, which plays the traditional motifs as sounds.

Recycled glass collection by Glass Recycled Surfaces

January 13th, 2015

Crafted from sustainable material, such as readily-available recycled glass and porcelain that would otherwise end up in a landfill, are durable, stain-resistant, and eco-friendly.

Concreate floors in Poggenpohl Studio, London – UK

December 13th, 2014

The restrictions of setting up a showroom in an unusual location have been overcome with a fully glazed entrance to maximise natural light and exposed services to give an industrial edge.

SCALES ceramic by Mut design

November 13th, 2014

SCALES: “Inspired by the reflecting quality of fish scales ”. With SCALES, we seek to imitate the feeling of vibrating movement transmitted by the sheeny skin of fishes when they ripple under water.

Ductal street furniture by Olivier Chabaud and Leveque

November 13th, 2014

This set is the result of research on the potential applications of Ductal street furniture.

Wedge rugs by Brad Ascalon

November 11th, 2014

Crafted in Germany and assembled in New York, these optical illusion Wedge Rugs were designed by Brad Ascalon for Hatch Hub, a web-based democratic design community and retailer.

Braided Marble by Benedetta Tagliabue and Decormarmi for Marmomacc

October 24th, 2014

The concept is based on a system of wavy panels that resume to the braided wicker texture. Sixty-nine “wavy marble sails of wicker” are hung on a metal load-bearing fan-shaped structure that is 5 meters high and 7 meters long.

Metallic geology by Studio Swine

October 2nd, 2014

Foamed Aluminium is created with injecting a gassing agent when molten, resulting in a very lightweight material that has the appearance of pumice which undergoes a similar process within volcanoes. The material is currently used for building insulation and in the automobile industry hidden behind walls and car bonnets; functional uses based on its structural properties.