Posts Tagged ‘concrete’

USBeton: the USB stick made of concrete by KIXBERLIN

December 18th, 2014

The KIXBERLIN duo wanted to give up the classic plastic material and from what else could they have been most inspired in the capital of concrete?

Bijenkorf restaurant by Concrete, The Netherlands

December 15th, 2014

The starting point of developing a new Bijenkorf restaurant was that the restaurant had to be part of ʻde Bijenkorfʼ and its philosophy: ʻThe restaurant as a kitchenʼ of de Bijenkorf.

OPVS store by Emanuel Cestaro, Venice – Italy

October 30th, 2014

Still with roots in the contemporary Industrial style, the store inspiration came also from the Italian modernist architecture in a monochrome palette of materials. Chromed beams, marquina marble, iron concrete and mirrors.

Filia76 eyeware store by Claudia Weber, Kassel – Germany

September 20th, 2014

A clever arrangement of mirrors and glass surfaces makes for a luminous interior awash with transparency and visual effects. This symbiosis of concrete, leather, steel and 250 year old oak wood can be seen in the documenta city of Kasse.

SPAN offices by Brigada, Zagreb – Croatia

September 15th, 2014

The screen partition physically separates, but at the same time visually connects the zones, and holds the shelves, cabinets and electrical conduits.

Aperiodix concrete wall tile system by Oso Industries

September 8th, 2014

Aperiodix is a tiling system designed for decorative wall surfaces designed by Ben Sandell, Situ Studio, Geoff Sosebee, and Eric Weil for Oso Industries.

Dobrobox & Dobrostol by Ekaterina Vagurina

July 17th, 2014

A bed tray table “Dobrostol” also made of fibro-concrete. This table has several variants of using. At first, it’s a bed tray table that we could use for the eating in a bed or by sitting on a sofa.

The old man & the sea restaurant by Nir Portal Architects, Jaffa – Israel

July 16th, 2014

The restaurant is intertwined with elements of local Arab architecture but with a twist of a modern concept by using updated finishing materials, for example six arches made of wood instead of stone, as usual.

Fabrica Moritz Brewery by Jean Nouvel, Strasbourg – France

July 2nd, 2014

The architect refrains from direct modification, instead maintaining the newly formed dichotomy between the intervening elements and highlighting the existing features through the use of light and transparency. The 150-year-old masonry walls and columns have been left intact while subtle splints of steel provide the necessary support.

Bullet Collection concrete lighting by Studio Itai Bar-On & Oded Webman

June 30th, 2014

Studio Itai Bar-On is presenting the Bullet Collection, concrete lighting – a series of lamps in different sizes, tones and finishes made of concrete.

Flamingo office by Neri&Hu, Shanghai – China

June 26th, 2014

The attic space was originally created by adding a steel A-frame to the flat roof of an existing building and the installation of the house-shaped units was intended to introduce a vertical dimension that draws attention to the sloping roofline.

ONLY store by Riis Retail, Stuttgart – Germany

June 17th, 2014

On the lower floor the original concrete walls and ceilings are preserved, which gives an overall feeling of authenticity. The raw atmosphere is an ongoing element in the different departments and is a striking contrast to the new colourful furniture.

Esprit window May 2014 by Deck5

June 6th, 2014

The spring concept of Esprit for their worldwide windows is a stage with wooden floor and concrete wall, completed by a flexible stillage that reminds one of a folding rule. This very flexible element can be decorated with different fillings during the springtime.

Sanlipop store by ninkipen!, Beijing – China

June 2nd, 2014

The brick walls are dipped in white paint, while a bare ceiling and polished concrete flooring offer a beautiful contrast. The design has been conceived as such to allow the offerings to pop out.

Pasta-Basta Italian restaurant by Soboleva_Storozhuk, Chernygiv – Ukraine

April 27th, 2014

The design is based on the combination of common and clear methods (white tiles, bricks, wood planks, Tolix chairs) which remind visitors of the interiors of European restaurants and original solutions creating a unique atmosphere.

Seek No Further stores by Universal Design Studio, London, Berlin

March 30th, 2014

In Berlin, set within the raw shell of the gallery, solid, bold geometric shapes form a varied landscape. In both stores, an understated monochrome palette is juxtaposed with royal blue flock coating, translucent yellow display blocks of cast glass wax and sculptural objects coated in soft pink silicone.

Mero Mero store by Morris Selvatico, Sydney – Australia

March 17th, 2014

The classic Mero Mero finishes were implemented to create brand continuity along with washed back concrete walls, custom printed mosaic tiles and a full width shopfront with operable windows to engage passing traffic and create a presence along the streetscape.

Warehouse flagship store by Brown Studio, London

March 6th, 2014

The design of the shop front emphasises the historical roots of Warehouse. The lowered I-Beam element emphases the architecture and is a clear reference to the warehouse / gallery iconography. It sets Warehouse apart and evokes an urban industrial aesthetic.

Nigel Cabourn flagship store, Tokyo – Japan

February 27th, 2014

The new store features an interior which uses the building’s concrete shell as a blank canvas. Adding a suitable rustic edge are the wooden planks used as flooring, albeit dipped in a shade that matches the grey concrete, custom-made furniture pieces and carefully sourced vintage props.

Carlotti optic boutique by Véronique Laurent

February 14th, 2014

The exceptional eyeglass designs can be spotted immediately when customers enter the boutique. The metallic gray wall on the left, slashed by floor-to-ceiling columns of light, shows off the precious frames. Each of the trendy pieces shown is delicately placed on a sturdy plexiglas pedestal set between rows of drawers that hold the rest of the stock.