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Bring the Bling

Concrete is no longer simply the dull grey surface that gets hidden under something more stylish- it is now becoming something of a modern look to crave (see, for example, Andrea Maffei’s DOT or Kaza Concrete‘s successful rebranding of concrete as a luxurious material). Companies like Lucem have taken it to another level, embedding LEDs to create luminous building materials that provide an atmospheric glow. … Continue reading Bring the Bling

Characterful Concrete

There’s something about concrete which can seem a little cold- the vast expanse of dull grey that evokes images of factory interiors and warehouses. The industrial look is highly modern and remains ΓΌber trendy, but often relies on highly stylised furniture and lighting for elevation. Sometimes interior spaces need a little something else to add character. Continue reading Characterful Concrete