Quartz agglomerate-so called quartz, combined with resins and with the addition of colored impurities. The natural mineral quartz occupies more than 94% of this compound. You can call the alloy obtained in this way an artificial stone, but this is not entirely true. There is a big difference between a completely artificial stone based on acrylic and quartz-the first one does not use natural components.
Method for producing quartz agglomerate
The basis for quartz stone is vein quartz, previously crushed to the state of crumbs. After processing, it is sent for washing, drying and sorting by size. This is followed by a stage of vibropressing materials in vacuum and under high temperature. Continue reading
She reinterpreted commercial design, turned the chessboard into art, and paved the way for the interior from the 20th century to the future. An opponent of redundancy and “decor for decor’s sake”, a champion of freedom and minimalism in space, a designer who combined the sensual with the practical, Andre Putman turned her name into a synonym for elegance. Let’s find out what features are characteristic of Putman-style interiors and whether it is possible to “try on” her design techniques on your own interior.
Biography and philosophy
Andre Putman was born in 1925 to a family of bankers from Lyon. Andre graduated from the Paris Conservatoire with a piano degree, but did not connect her life with music. Continue reading
We will find out what is waiting for interior design in 2020: whether new trends will Mature, what logical continuation will be received by fashion trends of this year, what colors, styles and materials will occupy the first lines of the interior hit parade.
Let there be color
The world of interior design trusts color forecasts to the Pantone color Institute. There are grounds. This company does not point a finger at the sky — Pantone researchers analyze moods and color preferences in different areas of human activity and on the basis of this, each year they create a fashionable palette. Since 2000, Pantone has traditionally announced the most popular shade of the year, which will carry the palm on the catwalks, in web design and interiors. Last year, the favorite was the cheerful “Living Coral”(“Living coral”). Continue reading