In this month’s Material Matters, the team of experts at Material Lab focus on texture and pattern inspired by nature. www.material-lab.co.uk
Inspired by organic corrosion and tarnishing, Johnson Tiles launch Oxide (Top)
Three stunning colour options across three large format sizes makes Oxide the natural first choice for virtually any flooring and wall application. Designed to capture the organic oxidisation process, the range creates a contemporary feel in commercial and residential environments alike.
Liquid metal coatings from weathered Rusted Iron
Metal Monkey Design offer limitless design options when it comes to liquid metal coatings. Rusted Iron is just one of the surface finishes available as designers look for imperfection in our age of mass production. The corroded iron aesthetic can be applied to any shape, creating an industrial feel with a sense of history.
Sensitile harness light to create a range of engaging surfaces
SLANT Wave-Glass by Sensitile unleashes a dynamic play of light in any space through imprints of natural phenomena etched into a crystalline substrate. Combining SLANT patterns with glass cladding creates a modern light-filtering material with a strength that belies its slender profile.
Tektura stylise woodgrain to create an almost floral design
Tektura unleashes a unique organic design with Burl. Drawing inspiration from woodgrain, the pattern is transformed into a flowing and almost floral design. Available in four neutral hues, this fabric-backed vinyl wall covering is hardwearing and suitable for a plethora of applications.