Fractile Daniel Libeskind and Casalgrande Padana 3D tile

Fractal Forms

A collaboration between architect Daniel Libeskind and Casalgrande Padana brings forward a celebration of fractal mathematics. Fractals are difficult to define concisely, but for the fractals in this case it can be said that there are structures within structures that allow for both the whole and parts of it to be seen as complete. Continue reading Fractal Forms

Blue Curve Interior

2020’s trendy blue marble is the focal point for Roca Tile‘s space in Madrid’s Casa Decor building. Masquespacio, the ever trendy design agency we have previously featured here, created the space as an ode to interio decor, emphasising the role of ceramics and paying homage to the Greco-Roman architectural tradition. Continue reading Blue Curve Interior

Peaceful Patisserie

The hugely industrial look of this building has proved to be an incredible chance to juxtapose heavy, large format cement blocks with minimalise custom curved rectangular white tiles. The supposed disadvantages of the site, with the storefront is set back into frames, a basement shaft that takes up a large portion of the space’s bottom left, and an interior space made up of a variety … Continue reading Peaceful Patisserie

Antwerp’s Ace & Tate Terrazzo

We last took a look at this Rotterdam-based company in September, taking special interest in their materials Blizzard, Nova, Greyish, and Chocolate Factory. But since then Plasticiet has introduced a few more members to their family – Rhinestone Black and White – both made from Dutch post-production cutoffs and Belgian household waste. Continue reading Antwerp’s Ace & Tate Terrazzo

Reinvigorating Reinders

Dutch fashion brand Reinders recently opened a new showroom and headquarters in Zandvoort outside Haarlem in the Netherlands, taking to natural stone to illustrate their reputation of distinctive style. Three individual areas were created within the space to showcase their new collections and meet with wholesalers. Continue reading Reinvigorating Reinders

Looking upon a Lithuanian loo

Walking into a bathroom to find numerous windows looking in isn’t many people’s idea of a good time, but it’s certainly an innovative way to reinvogorate a drab interior. Lithuanian design studio Gyva Grafika are used to putting their creative minds to good use, decorating building exteriors with eyecatching artworks, and providing interiors and objects with unique designs. Continue reading Looking upon a Lithuanian loo

Dividing Spaces

Green and red triangular tiles signify the separation of spaces in this Barcelona apartment. Carrer Avinyó in the Gothic Quarter is a strikingly angular building, with a tight corner protruding out and enabling public walkways on either side. When it was refurbished in 2012, with the help of David Kohn, the plan was to take advantage of this premade quirk and reflect it within the … Continue reading Dividing Spaces

Hemp House

Hemp is fast being recognised as one of the most important crops to tackle climate change due to its prolific growing potential, carbon-sequestering nature, and its capacity to be used in almost any industry. Its ability to sequester carbon begins from the moment it is seeded, with one ton of harvested hemp fiber sequestering approximately 1.62 tons of CO². Continue reading Hemp House