Materialism: Black Is Black
We all live in a material world, but it is especially true for Material ConneXion. The pioneering international material-database and consulting agency has an ever-expanding library of over 4,500 materials. We recruited their team to select a swath of state-of-the-art materials that could find their way into our homes.
This nontoxic, washable wallpaper was custom created by Anita Modha and Jonathan Nodrick for the Canadian boutique Worth. You can create your own wall covering using the pattern of your choice.
Xorel withstands a million double rubs before showing signs of wear. Now the polyethylene yarn fabric can be hot-pressed with five embossed patterns.
Part Star Trek, part John Galliano, these mesmerizing polymer panels will bring a touch of bling to any environment.
Silvery-black pebbles encased in a transparent resin remind us of Jennifer Lopez's movie The Cell—as though this could only exist in CGI.
Wool felt takes on a new dimension, literally. The fluted patterns have been used for cushions, but could clad a whole room.