A Library Of Materials

Material ConneXion maintains a physical library of over 7000 materials and processes. The company relies on an independent jury of design practitioners to help it determine whether a new material or process is worthy of inclusion.

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In addition to its New York office, the company has locations in countries all around the world and also maintains an online materials database.

 

Have you got a passion for design?  Would you love to learn all about interior design, and channel your creativity?   Whether you’d like to learn for fun, or are looking for a change of career, we have online courses that would suit you.  From our Free “Sampler” Interior Decorator, and Interior Decorator courses, to our three year Professional Interior Design Diploma Course.  Visit us http://www.rhodec.org and http://online.rhodec.org.

 

Tubular Living

We’ve taken a step back to 2015 to see what the future of vertical living could hold.  Lane Crawford invited the Peoples Architecture Office (PAO) to create installations to celebrate their 165th anniversary.  PAO responded offering living spaces within steel ventilation shafts.

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Image credits go to Peoples Architecture Office .

Horizontal, and vertical tubular structures flow.  Open cross sections, complete with furniture, and lighting designed by Peoples Industrial Design Office suggest how each space might function.

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Image credits go to Peoples Architecture Office

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Image credits go to Peoples Architecture Office

Have you got a passion for design?  Would you love to learn all about interior design, and channel your creativity?   Whether you’d like to learn for fun, or are looking for a change of career, we have online courses that would suit you.  From our Free “Sampler” Interior Decorator, and Interior Decorator courses, to our three year Professional Interior Design Diploma Course.  Visit us http://www.rhodec.org and http://online.rhodec.org.