Tag: thin black lines
You know, I’ve come to realise that black grout can be a perfect friend to a humble little white tile. The sort of friend we all wish for – one who makes us look better, feel smarter and stand out in the crowd. In honour of this realisation, today I’m sharing a selection of cool projects that feature white tiles with black grout – from residential and retail interiors, to offices and styling sets.
Third collaboration between Camper and Tomás Alonso is this stunning shop in Glasgow, with the ceramic tile system that creates geometrical patterns.
David Derksen’s Oscillation Plates are decorated under the swing of a pendulum, activated first by a human, then taken over by gravity.
Light Container by Spanish designer Martín Azúa is a floating light suspended inside a painted metal basket. “Light is immaterial, but at the same time lamps are also objects. In this case we treat light as something with weight and volume,” says Azúa.
Two Circles Chair by Kebei Li is an “aesthetic study of the contrast between a line and a surface”. Using only rectilinear and circular elements, Li created a highly rational, logical, and mathematical geometry. The designer chose a deep shade of navy to further “flatten” the appearance of the chair, giving the object an almost two-dimentional quality.
What do a Storage Unit, a Basin and a Transistor Radio have in Common? I mean, isn’t it just so obvious? Of course, all of these fine product examples fully embrace one of the hottest and most enduring design trends – Thin Black Lines! Are you sick of me banging on about TBL already? Hope not, because I’m far off from being done with this puppy… and so is the rest of the design world it seems. Okay, let’s take a closer look…