Materials Council are the specialists in the research, comparison and selection of materials for architectural and interior applications.
We cater to both creatives and manufacturers by supporting the design process and facilitating the communication, implementation and development of materials and new technologies.
We aim to provide a greater physical appreciation of applied materialsMaterials Council’s work is informed by an extensive knowledge of materials and manufacturing, a deep understanding of architectural and interior applications, direct advisory experience to designers and a constant dialogue with manufacturers.
Our open-access materials library, in the heart of London’s Soho, welcomes creatives to come explore our expansive collection of samples and talk materials with us.
Materials Council was established by Ian Hunter and Brad Turner, former materials researchers at Foster + Partners architects, and founding partner Architonic.