Whilst there are various material ages of humankind, the Stone Age, Bronze Age and the Iron Age to name a few, there is one material that not only built an entire empire, but literally laid the foundations for all of those to come. That material is concrete; a composite discovered some 8500 years ago and… Read More >
When the Design Insider team decided that concrete would be our material focus for May, we knew that the expert we needed to talk to was Sean Madner, concrete enthusiast and curator of Instagram profile Concrete Leaves. We asked Sean more about himself and his fascination with Sheffield’s brutalist architecture: 1. Can you tell us… Read More >
With almost 10 years experience in seeking out and representing some of the very best furniture, lighting and surfaces around, Relay Design Agency know a thing or two about design. Founded in 2009 by Neil Walsh and Richard Healy, the Spitalfields based agency is synonymous with elegant and contemporary products with a strong scandi inflexion…. Read More >
With our material focus for the month being Concrete, we had an interesting Creative Space contribution from Calvin Pope, one of the residential Designers for Ulster Carpets. Surfaces are a great source of inspiration for designers and conrete is a great one with its varied looks and uses. We asked Calvin about how he was… Read More >
Celebrating the character and charm of raw material aesthetics, Astro’s new Concrete collection presents lighting in an architectural form.
The new citizenM at Shoreditch will be the third citizenM in the city of London and is located right in Shoreditch, a location destined to be a perfect fit for the citizenM affordable luxury attitude. The entrance at ground floor level is marked and covered by the overhanging first-floor lobby. A colourful mural by AVAF… Read More >