Concrete Lounge Bench by Jimmy Delatour

Jimmy Delatour

…is a Paris-born designer who graduated from ESAG Penninghen in 2008. After leaving school he takes the head of the creative studio of a company specialized in objects edition. At the same time he launched  Delatour Design Paris, A design studio focused on product design, pack, graphic design and Artistic Direction, working on various projects for brands such as Sonia Rykiel, Hédiard, Rodin Museum, Paris Opera, Orange, Peugeot …

At the end of 2015, he launched a more personal project, the LAB design, which focuses on the development of single pieces and small series with the first principle of experimenting shapes and materials.

As a teenager, Ayn Rand’s book The Fountain Head has aroused his interest in architecture. A story telling the struggle of an architect in New York in the 1920s, to impose his creative vision of free self and get rid of existing architectural dogmas, whose character is freely inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Jimmy Delatour also refers to the architects Louis Khan, Tadao Ando, Agustin Hernandez Navarro and his studio «Praxis» whose brutalist volumes surpass the understanding and whose integration into a green natural space represents for him the best way to conceptualize housing in concrete.

Concrete Rebar Chair by Heinz H. Landes

concrete and rebar chair by Heinz H. Landes

Concrete Rebar Chair by Heinz H. Landes

Heinz H. Landes may have named this chair “Solid”. It was designed in 1993. In an auction of Quittenbaum (no 115 C with Lot nr 204, June 26, 2014) it was estimated at Euro 2,500 – 3,000 and sold at Euro 3,100.

Imprint Stools by NOCC

Imprint Stools by NOCC

Imprint Stools by NOCC

Imprint is a combination of a wooden stool and a concrete stool fitting under the wooden stool or vice versa, the wooden stool fits perfectly over the concrete stool.

The wooden stool is made of white oak. The choice of material for the second stool was driven by the intention of creating a volume that would contrast with the idea and feel of nothingness. Concrete is quite the opposite of void…

Via inspirekadri, via morfae and via NOCC.

Concrete Stitches Series by James Plumb

Concrete-Stitches-To-have-and-to-hold-by-James-Plumb
James Plumb is a cooperation between British designers James Russel and Hannah Plumb. To have and to hold is one of a series of 6.

Via nuuun design review.

UnPølished Chair by Dik Scheepers

UnPølished Chair

Another one for our concrete chairs collection:
Experimental furniture in papercrete and whitewood by Dutch designer Dik Scheepers.