It's no secret we're a little bit crazy in love with luxury concrete applications here at HL and it's certainly a sentiment shared by much of the design world at the moment (take a look at this house built almost entirely out of concrete!). Who would have thought that something as pedestrian as cement would become a coveted, luxurious design element?
Looking for some concrete inspiration? Have a look at some of the ways we've featured our cemented adoration:
Using a highly pressurised blend of concrete and coloured sand and handcrafted with blown glass, these vases by Annabella Vivas
are masterfully created and offer an elegant yet striking decor alternative.
Who said concrete was just for
staring at? Now you can wear a bit of this eye candy on your arm and take the hot trend with you wherever you go. Liani Douglas
' geometric bangles are skillfully created using cast-concrete and brushed brass.
MRP Home's Cali Collection
of metal and concrete-topped tables are a brilliant alternative to the humdrum. Simple and sturdy, these tables and servers make for neutral surfaces to showcase your favourite items.
Another version of the concrete vase, these ones are made entirely out of cast and formed cement. Available from Weylandts
, these stunning and simple creations are perfectly suited to being grouped together or on their own.
Too pretty to eat off, these decorative concrete bowls from 20 Eight Design
would be a gorgeous placement option to house and display your trinkets for indoor and outdoor purposes.
Economical and hassle-free, concrete floors are the latest rage in alternative flooring solutions. But don't worry - your home won't look unfinished or like a construction site - the floors can be customised to feature colours, gloss coatings and any design you desire.
Another striking design from 20 Eight Design, these fully concrete lamps are ergonomically crafted so that the material and the form share an equal focus.
Licence to Thrill
For the Love of Concrete
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