Set in Concrete: Surface Trend

Set in Concrete: Surface Trend

Previously a preserve of unsightly tower blocks and city sidewalks, concrete has undergone a gentrification over the past decade. Now designers widely embrace its use within the interior space. We pick out 5 surface products that celebrate concrete's inherent strength, durability and beauty.

Set in Concrete: Surface Trend

Concrete Tiles by Daniel  Ogassian: With the use of CNC technology, Los-Angeles based industrial designer Daniel  Ogassian creates concrete tiles that reveal perfect curves and decisive edges. www.ogassian.com

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Litracon: Litracon is a brand of light-transmitting concrete made in Hungary. The panels contain thousands of optical glass fibres that form a matrix between the two main surfaces of the panel. They have recently further developed the design using a patented plastic unit, which gives a perfect distribution to the dots of transparency. www.litracon.hu

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Twenty Cemento Kitchen by Modulnova: Italian furnishing firms Modulnova's advanced resin technology allows cabinets of its Twenty Cemento kitchen to be coated in a 3mm layer of liquid concrete. The coating dries to a silky smooth, durable finish and is intriguingly cool to the touch but with warm natural stone tones.  www.modulnova.it

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Concrete Art by Transparent House: An alternative to basic sealed concrete flooring, Concrete Art by San Francisco-based Transparent House Studio features intricate floral designs that transform otherwise basic flooring into works of art. www.transparenthouse.com

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Dune tiles by Urban Product: Canadian studio Urban Product have designed a dramatic and undulating concrete tile called Dune. Each tile measures approx 8" by 8" and curves out from the wall almost 2". www.urbanproduct.com

Posted November 22, 2012 by Editor

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