MIXED MATERIALS

July 13, 2014 / OLD news posts

These unique pieces derive their character from an unusual combination of materials

  • ‘Petra’ marble, metal and sandstone tables by Bartoli Design, from £829, Arketipo (arketipo.com)

    ‘Petra’ marble, metal and sandstone tables by Bartoli Design, from £829, Arketipo (arketipo.com)

  • ‘Almora’ armchair with footstool by Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien, B&B Italia (bebitalia.com)

    ‘Almora’ armchair with footstool by Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien, B&B Italia (bebitalia.com)

  • ‘Bell’ metal and copper lights by Sebastian Herkner for Classicon, from £451, Aram (aram.co.uk)

    ‘Bell’ metal and copper lights by Sebastian Herkner for Classicon, from £451, Aram (aram.co.uk)

  • ‘Apollo’ marble and glass light by Dan Yeffet & Lucie Koldova for La Chance, £1,716 (nest.co.uk)

    ‘Apollo’ marble and glass light by Dan Yeffet & Lucie Koldova for La Chance, £1,716 (nest.co.uk)

  • ‘On the Rock’ crystal and marble glasses, £60, Lee Broom (leebroom.co.uk) (Picture: Arthur Woodcock)

    ‘On the Rock’ crystal and marble glasses, £60, Lee Broom (leebroom.co.uk) (Picture: Arthur Woodcock)

  • ‘Africa SV’ stacking vessel by Pia Wustenberg for Utopia & Utility, £550, Mint (mintshop.co.uk)

    ‘Africa SV’ stacking vessel by Pia Wustenberg for Utopia & Utility, £550, Mint (mintshop.co.uk)

  • ‘Element’ vessel in oak and cork, £120, Vitamin (vitaminliving.com)

    ‘Element’ vessel in oak and cork, £120, Vitamin (vitaminliving.com)

From furniture and lighting to tableware and accessories, these designs combine different materials – be it marble, wood, copper or steel – to clever effect.

Compiled by Hannah Bort