Posts Tagged ‘concrete’

Concrete design objects by Croque Béton

January 12th, 2017

Concrete is an industrial material that can also be elegant and refined. Croque Béton was born from the idea of highlighting the concrete which has a strong aesthetic potential and its wish is to mix textures and colors for realize original objects and sublimate, in all its forms, this material with strong decorative character.

37th Street at Asian Corner restaurant by TD solutions, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

January 10th, 2017

The combination of simple and raw finishing materials such as concrete, timber, patterned glass, bamboo pendants… sent the restaurant back to the time of 1950s in Saigon and recalled the values of Asian textures.

The Keenfolks agency office by Guillermo Santomà, Barcelona – Spain

January 8th, 2017

Conceived as an art gallery, the office has ivory walls that make an ideal setting for Santomà’s furniture. “It’s like an exhibition space,” he says. “The pieces really pop against the white backdrop.” Breaking the geometry of the space is a 2-m-tall hemispheric meeting room – or “cupola”, as the designer calls it – clad in 3-mm-thick MDF, transparent panels, mirrors and palm fronds, any of which can be detached and shifted to another position.

[Misfit]Fit building by Batay-Csorba Architects, Toronto – Canada

January 4th, 2017

Keen to diversify from the highly rigid, static nature of other buildings of this type, the studio looked to means of offsetting the weightiness of concrete without reverting to glass and steel.

Spotless office by CCWS Interiors, London – UK

January 4th, 2017

The design isn’t about splashing corporate colours all over the walls. It’s a subtle collection of soft tones and hues, mixed with concrete reclaimed woods and contrasting retro-styled furniture and fabrics.

Amber&Art flagship store by Piuarch, Saint Petersburg – Russia

December 23rd, 2016


The hallway has been designed as a real exhibition art gallery characterized by cross vaults recovered by the original building; the glass cases exhibit Amber objects laid down on Black Stripped Olympic marble pedestals. Two rooms with barrel vaults overlook the hallway characterized by a more contemporary style. The flooring in natural oak staves opens a material dialogue with the vaults and walls which are treated in hand stuccoed concrete.

Just Orange Cinema by PMDL Architecture + Design, Hangzhou – China

December 7th, 2016

Bold, oversized, saturated colour numbers used as feature entrances to each of the cinema screens create an outstanding, contemporary visual feast, both aiding in the ease of circulation for the patrons as well as composing a juxtaposition against the raw concrete finishes.

Closet store by Meregalli Merlo Architetti Associati, Singapore

October 28th, 2016

The entire surface of walls and floor is covered with a Carrara marble cladding, thus creating a completely white box. Furniture elements combine glossy golden and mirror finishings.

Dohyun Korean Restaurant by Twoply, Jeonju – South Korea

October 26th, 2016

We point space with rafter’s Korean styled beauty and pattern of line and harmonized with old tradition.

Windward offices by Roy David Studio, Tel Aviv – Israel

October 24th, 2016

The overall industrial style that the architecture firm focused on is emphasized by the use of rough wood, untreated concrete core walls and bold rusted metalwork as main materials for the new headquarters.

Rude Health Café by NOW, London – UK

September 21st, 2016

The calm interior space is fashioned from grey washed oak timbers, concrete render and calacatta marble with intense highlights of bright blue coated steel furniture.

Yakiniku Sora restaurant by Mitsuhiro Shoji, Shenzhen – China

September 14th, 2016

A door of steel mesh welcomes the visitors to Yakiniku Sora, a restaurant designed under the wabi-sabi concept—rustic simplicity—where minimalism is combined with warm natural objects and materials.

Rick Owens store relocation by Michèle Lamy, New York City

September 5th, 2016

The boutique’s interior design, created by the designer’s wife and muse Michèle Lamy, stands out through a brutalist aesthetic that’s captured by a quirky mix of materials, such as concrete, polystyrene and marble.

Sapeng Art of Satay café by Evonil Architecture, Jakarta – Indonesia

September 3rd, 2016

This café’s main concept design has an artistic design blending with industrial subway train theme. The contrast of grey concrete and black accent creates the key detail in the design.

Woods Bagot studio, Melbourne – Australia

August 29th, 2016

This resulted in a large area of tiered timber seating being installed in the middle of the floor plan. Running alongside the stairs, the amphitheatre-like area provides an informal assembly space.

Popolamama by Metaphor Interior, Jakarta – Indonesia

August 12th, 2016

The design was started off by exploring the idea of industrial chic combined with Italian tasted. Blending these 2 ideas, we came out with the use of the raw materials such as metal, brick and concrete.

Hoogan et Beaufort restaurant by APPAREIL architecture, Montreal – Canada

July 31st, 2016

Raw materials such as steel, wood and concrete, were selected to complement with the spirit of the place. The style is simple, but warm, and signed by Kim Pariseau, Founding Architect of APPAREIL architecture.

Profane hybrid object by Richard Yasmine

July 31st, 2016

It’s a multifunctional product with an edgy concept, consisting of multiple-sized concrete domes as bowls and marble discs as trays connected to removable conical metaphorical tubes or legs made of brass, mechanically turned representing architectural forms and shapes.

Nudie Jeans repair shop, Munich – Germany

July 7th, 2016

Simple base elements of untreated steel and concrete punctuated with vintage fixtures and furnishings, allow the focus to be on product, while reiterating a sustainability statement to produce less.

E Eye Place by Masterplanners Interiors, Perth – Australia

July 6th, 2016

This modern lux design features a crisp, clean feel utilising geometric black and white contrasting forms whilst ensuring a warm and inviting approach represented by natural textures such as timber planks, concrete textures and aged metal finishes throughout.