Concrete walls, concrete flooring, who would have thought that concrete would be a key material for designer furnishings!

Thanks to manufacturing innovations that have reduced its weight and improved its moulding capabilities, designers have now developed new ways of working with this humble material, producing pieces that have a raw, scultural quality. Have a look at these concrete beauties…


The Heavy lamp collection by Benjamin Hubert for Decode London is made by a German concretecasting specialist. From Grafunkt.


Point de Suspension lamp by Matali Crasset for Concrete by LCDA from Jules et Jim


The Tobi-Ishi table by Barber Osgerby for B&B Italia mimics the smooth surface of round pebbles with a high-tech cement grout. Available at Space Asia Hub.