Concrete Weekly No.8

Can’t get enough of concrete.

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Hello concrete lovers! This week I would like to introduce you to another great material: wood. I will show you a few examples of how these two simple and yet so majestic materials can be combined in everyday objects, and how they can bring out the best in each other.

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Surfaces! Giles Miller Studio

Giles Miller, in an interview with Freshome talks about his designs: “Over the past few years we have been developing surface solutions… we specialise in playing around with materials… so that we can use their surface to show different shades of light.  My work began with an investigation into corrugated cardboard… during my BA.  It stemmed from a project in which I looked at issues surrounding homelessness, and the obvious material of choice was cardboard for its abundance as discarded packaging.  However, with further investigation I saw the beauty in the material both structurally and aesthetically, and have been interested in it ever since.  We have also begun working with etched metals, fabrics, and now we have just introduced a ceramic surface… .” – jump to freshome interview    jump to giles miller studio