Ten Pieces of Concrete Furniture
November 30, 2011
Dik Scheepers’ “papercrete” furniture.
Stitching Concrete is a project by industrial designer Florian Schmid who uses the revolutionary concrete canvas to create a set of durable stools ideal for indoor and outdoor use.
Glass Idromassaggio’s Concrete Soft bathtub is made from DuctalR concrete and bears the signature of the designer Gigi Rossi.
Austrian design studio Steininger Designers has created an innovative concrete kitchen made of ultra-thin 8 mm concrete, which is sturdy, light, heat-resistant and hygienic.
Dutch designer Dik Scheepers used papercrete – an experimental, low cost, versatile, light-weight material – which is more often used in the construction industry, to create a collection of furniture named UnPølished.
Other concrete furniture came in the form of Wahid, Florian Kallus’ storage cubes, which have a wood veneer on the inside that slightly softens the overall impact of the concrete.
Johan Forsberg is a Swedish designer who experiments with concrete for a number of applications. From wall art, clocks, and tables, Forsberg’s concrete creations have a minimalist and modern design language and are certainly made to last.
German designer Tim Mackerodt’s Falt.Serie features a suspension lamp that has been produced using fibre-reinforced concrete that has been rolled out and manually folded on flexible moulds.
The Concrete Collection is designed by photographer Tom Haga who photographs raw and refined concrete walls, raw cinder block walls and even graffiti, in locations right across Norway. The high-resolution images are then transformed into wallpaper.
This post originally appeared on Freshome.