Once relegated to streets and sidewalks, concrete has been popping up all over the modern design world, from industrial architecture to high fashion. It’s an easy material to work with that’s relatively inexpensive and a renewable resource. Practicality aside, it has a gritty, urban feel and look that lends a street edge to a cozy home interior, or otherwise polished outfit.
Here are a few accessible items made from concrete that hit the mark on form + function.
clockwise from left:
frae + co. concrete planter set inside a cotton twine macrame hanger
CementWood lamp from Bangkok-based design studio Thinkk studio
Selekkt teapot warmer
glass and concrete Menu Vase by Hanne Willman
DIY concrete and wood stool by Ben Uyeda
22 Rock Earring