It’s all about concrete. Raw industrial finishes!
Have you ever considered using plain concrete in your home? If you don’t think of concrete in aesthetically pleasing terms, you will change your mind as soon as you see some of this fabulous piece of furniture and interior design solutions below.
We saw it on flooring and walls and that’s fine, but now it’s time to experiment something new.
Objects, kitchen worktops, furniture, light fixtures and cabinets are all now being made from, or decorated with, concrete, as these images show.
Although they are a little rough, they can add an elegant and classy touch in every interior style. You can achieve the best effect if you combine concrete with wood. This perfect combination will give glamorous results. Your interior design will be adorable, warm and inviting, and everyone will love it.
Stitching Concrete – Stools by Florian Schimd
Stitching Concrete is a project, inspired by the contrasts of the Material Concrete Canvas. These stools are made by folding fabric that’s impregnated with cement then drenching it in water. It consists of cement layered between fabric and a PVC backing. Price:around £700
Bentu Design studio. The magister of concrete furniture.
QIE – Lights
While hard cement and warm Nan bamboo embrace clouds of light, the cement’s coldness disappears.
Lengths of bamboo, long and short, are like a crowd of spirited children craned their necks and look around curiously. Also, they look like mountains, high and low in the distance. Price around £400.
BU – Coffee table
Timber and tenon represent antiquated material and traditional craft, while concrete and screw are indispensable carriers of developing modern industry. Combination of these materials will brings new possibility.
As a top for a Kitchen, a new concept of recycle (by CucineBianchi – 2012)
As a table, mixed with wood. Spotted on Addicted to retail
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