September 12, 2012 | Home Couture Store
This collection of Wirewood chairs and stool by designer Japanese Tatsuo Kuroda is an interesting composition of a single steel wire to create the seat, and a wooden beech base.
August 30, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Femenías have released Natucer‘s latest products in addition to their vast range of lines of flooring, tiles, fittings and materials. The Mare Nostrum series line gives great looking floors with bright colours and tonnes of energy. Within the new line the granite series surfaces are perfect
August 06, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Italian company Kubedesign enlisted Roberto Giacomucci to design its latest collection called Cardboard Architectures. The entire series is constructed of cardboard, and yet doesn’t look cheap or flimsy at all, in fact it is designed to explore the properties of cardboard as being strong and sturdy. The materials are coated with a waterproof film, or covered such as the [...]
June 13, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Italian design company Alessi partnered with the equally notorious Cranbrook Academy of Art back in 2009 for a collaborative workshop through 3D design and metals called Cranbrook for Alessi. Now for the first time the result will be exhibited in one exhibition.
May 18, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Cool material: Concrete Canvas used by German designer Florian Schmid to create a set of chairs and bench that gives a gritty illusion of uncomfortable concrete until one walks closer to it and discovers that it’s simply a construction of canvas panels. Each seating object is formed by folding the concrete canvas medium, which is impregnated with cement when [...]
May 09, 2012 | Home Couture Store
The Terrazzo Project, is a furniture collection made with the unconventional material of terrazzo, a flooring product. The project is a joint effort between two designers Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard and Philippe-Albert Lefebvre that investigates ways to use terrazzo for furniture and object design.
March 12, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Bisazza Mosaico offers you a unlimited ways to decorate you home with mosaics. With a high variety of colour combinations and tile shapes and designs, you will find anything to cover you walls, surfaces and floors to acquire to your tastes.
February 20, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Architect and designer Jurgen Frei has completely revolutionised the way we see concrete. In 2004 he invented Luccon, which manages to give concrete a translucent effect. Frei developed a way to
February 17, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Previously we have covered Ultra High-Strength Concrete and Sea Balls (also known as Neptune Balls) as two of the few materials to watch for as a trend this year. Here we introduce a few more.
February 14, 2012 | Home Couture Store
Recognisable materials have had their properties developed to their maximum to increase functionality, flexibility and potency. These emergent materials and their associated technologies are changing the way that architects and designers work, and the way that we are engaging with the buildings and products that surround us. The top 10 innovative materials to watch out for this [...]