New DESIGN information at DesignCurial New and updated information from DESIGN listed on http://www.designcurial.com http://www.http//www.designcurial.com en-us http://www.http//www.designcurial.com New DESIGN information at DesignCurial http://http//www.designcurial.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Focus: Lit Concrete http://www.designcurial.com/news/focus-lit-concrete-6061529 http://www.designcurial.com/news/focus-lit-concrete-6061529 A light-transmitting concrete that also resists corrosion has been used uniquely to full effect in a spa’s thermal pool Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT Focus: Projects http://www.designcurial.com/news/focus-projects-6061506 http://www.designcurial.com/news/focus-projects-6061506 We take a look at two projects that have employed concrete to serve up outstanding and unusual looks Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT Focus: Characterful http://www.designcurial.com/news/focus-characterful-6061472 http://www.designcurial.com/news/focus-characterful-6061472 After hundreds of years as the keystone to building, functional—not beautiful—concrete is changing its character Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT Turning architectural wonders into fashion catwalks http://www.designcurial.com/news/turning-architectural-wonders-into-fashion-catwalks-6059816 http://www.designcurial.com/news/turning-architectural-wonders-into-fashion-catwalks-6059816 Both a supermodel and a fashion show producer, Jessica Minh Anh’s iconic fashion shows prove that catwalks don’t need to be in design studios. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:56:27 GMT The exhibition that asks, “Are shoes from heaven or hell?” http://www.designcurial.com/news/the-exhibition-that-asks-are-shoes-from-heaven-or-hell-6057294 http://www.designcurial.com/news/the-exhibition-that-asks-are-shoes-from-heaven-or-hell-6057294 Showcasing over 100 pairs of remarkable footwear, the new Heaven or Hell exhibition at the Cube design museum in Kerkrade, Holland, is set to prove that shoes have to be one the most sophisticated parts of fashion design. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:46:33 GMT How wood can help upgrade your home http://www.designcurial.com/news/how-wood-can-help-upgrade-your-home-6056794 http://www.designcurial.com/news/how-wood-can-help-upgrade-your-home-6056794 One of the most versatile and durable materials in the world, we look at the ways that wood can help create updated, refreshed interiors in the home. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:17:35 GMT Market makeovers http://www.designcurial.com/news/market-makeovers-6051679 http://www.designcurial.com/news/market-makeovers-6051679 In a celebration of the reinvention of a vintage retail format, Veronica Simpson examines the rise of the high-quality, low-cost street food market. Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT Brief Encounters - Hackney Town Hall http://www.designcurial.com/news/brief-encounters---hackney-town-hall-6051520 http://www.designcurial.com/news/brief-encounters---hackney-town-hall-6051520 Veronica Simpson looks at the revival and improvements to Hackney Town Hall, turning it into a state-of-the-art local asset Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT This beachfront pavilion weaves together fashion, nature and design http://www.designcurial.com/news/this-beachfront-pavilion-weaves-together-fashion-nature-and-design-6054584 http://www.designcurial.com/news/this-beachfront-pavilion-weaves-together-fashion-nature-and-design-6054584 A pop-up fashion pavilion designed by Studio Saxe was inspired by its natural surroundings. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:42:05 GMT Europe is Building http://www.designcurial.com/news/europe-is-building-6051472 http://www.designcurial.com/news/europe-is-building-6051472 A building boom is underway in mainland Europe, including a whole village made entirely of wood. But for London’s newly opened, highly sustainable Bloomberg European HQ, after 10 years in the making, would it have happened in the UK post-Brexit? Step… Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT