Materials Council Blog
Project report: NIKE ‘House of Innovation’ brand markBrad Turner. July 26, 2019.
As part of the group’s mission to reimagine everything that is NIKE retail, Materials Council were commissioned to help design the iconic ‘Swoosh’ that adorns their latest New York flagship store.Polymers / Project reports / Signage
Wellbeing and design: materials for healthy interiorsBrad Turner. January 4, 2019.
Greater efforts are being made to create not just less harmful environments but ones that are positively healthy. In this article we take a look at how the wider trend for wellbeing and wellness are manifesting in our interior spaces, and the materials and products being developed to improve the healthiness of those environments.Ceramics / Metals / Natural / Shading / Sustainability / Textiles
Project report: Conrad Shawcross and C.F. Møller ‘Optic Cloak’Brad Turner. June 7, 2018.
Helping convert unsightly chimney stacks into a striking public art-piece, Materials Council worked with British sculptor Conrad Shawcross to select the materials and finishes that would produce the dazzling Optic Cloak.Cladding / Metals / Project reports
Bio-plastic workshop at the Design MuseumBrad Turner. January 2, 2018.
This summer we’ve been indulging our love of making and materials by running DIY bio-plastic workshops.Bio-plastic workshops / Bio-polymers / Sustainability
Project report: Squire and Partners ‘Kingwood’ brickworkBrad Turner. June 16, 2017.
A project demonstrating a synthesis of traditional craftsmanship and contemporary digital fabrication techniques to establish a modern vernacular; Materials Council was tasked by Squire and Partners to find a manufacturing process and partner that could execute their design of extreme tolerances.Facades / Masonry / Project reports