The sculptural Arc Table designed by Foster and Partners for Molteni & C consists of a solid base of cement and fiber that mimics the sweeping curves and crests of a tensile fabric structure. Weatherproof, too!
This modular home in Ecuador opens up to the outside, literally and figuratively. Three courtyards built around existing trees flow seamlessly into a series of rooms with glazed concrete walls and sliding glass doors. Photo by: João Canziani
These super absorbent and stain-resistant Hexagon Coasters by Culinarium have a unique patina and durability found in its specially composed concrete mix that the US-based kitchenware company has spent years perfecting.
This concrete house gets plenty of breathing room, thanks to its retractable windows. Patterned tilework, a red leather couch, and a pair of lime green pendants create more visual interest. Via Escuyer.
This Concrete Shaving Kit designed by Lovisa Wattman for Iris Hantwerk includes a soft concrete shaving dish, soap, and a traditional beech bristled brush made by visually impaired craftspeople. The soap dish even says 'soap' in Braille.
In architect Barbara Hill's renovated 1960s condo, a Philippe Starck standing lamp and a white Eames chaise longue bracket the concrete-clad living room; two Lawrence Weiner prints hang behind a pair of Warren Platner chairs and a table purchased from a River Oaks estate sale; at far left of the room, a partial wall of new cinderblocks hides a return air vent. Photo by: Dean Kaufman