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Pattern imprinted concrete surfaces aren’t just for driveways and patios. They can also provide eye-catching and durable interior floors. Projects like conservatories are ideal for pattern imprinted concrete floors, and they’re worth thinking about if you’re planning an extension.
That’s enough of the sensible surfacing suggestions… how about concrete appliances for your home? Concrete really is being embraced by designers across the world. They appreciate the qualities that we exploit in our pattern imprinted concrete driveways; its strength and the relative ease of shaping it when it’s at its pliable, pre-set stage.
Let’s have a look at some examples of concrete household appliances (all of these examples were found on http://gizmodo.com).
First, there’s this concrete lamp. With functional looks that match the materials it’s made from, the concrete lamp is one of a range of appliances designed by Benjamin Hubert. A concrete base would definitely ensure that the lamp was stable.
Next up is this prototype concrete clock. By encasing numerical displays in a concrete block, the designer has created a clock that you don’t immediately realise is a clock. While it might not be the most intuitive clock you’ve ever tried to tell the time from, it’s an interesting object.
And last but not least, there’s this concrete humidifier. It utilises concrete’s porous nature; something which we actively combat when we seal our pattern imprinted concrete driveways. So, as long as you don’t treat the humidifier with pattern imprinted concrete driveway sealant, it should work fine…
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24th May 2010