346 cast concrete Stories

Design Workshop: The Beauty of Humble Materials
"plywood, concrete and other modest surfaces... concerning the concrete board. I love concrete backer board (concrete reinforced with mesh)... polished concrete floors, concrete counters, doors made from recycled wood from the... with a concrete sealer, for privacy screens at times. In your opinion, is this suitable... from the concrete board you're describing here. I love its striations, texture and color... polished concrete floors (which I saw in many of the images featured) as well as Terrazzo..."
Design Workshop: Wonderful Material Marriages
"materials — concrete and wood, glass and paint, brick and steel — just belong together... wall of concrete that had been cast against wood and had that telltale rich and interesting... I love concrete and wood together! great article! I love record my extreme admiration... marble and concrete, while beautiful and functional in its proper place, looks cold and... love the concrete and the glass hallway wall! I like the reveal on the stairway too..."
A Contractor's Secrets to Hanging Holiday Decor
"brick, concrete, Sheetrock or wood the professional way — and avoid the potential... wall of concrete that I want to hang some of our art collection salon style. Obviously... of the concrete and love how forgiving drywall hangers. I don't want to hang the paintings... up the concrete too much either. Any tips folks? I'd love to see a similar article... work on concrete? I believe they only work on smooth surfaces. If I'm mistaken I want..."
Skip the Brick for a Statement-Making Chimney
"metal, concrete or masonry for a dynamic architectural element and a most contemporary... clad in cast-concrete panels. Here the chimney acts like a hinge, linking two adjacent... of this concrete chimney is a nice juxtaposition to the vertical orientation of the..."
AIASF Marin Home Tour: The Portnoy/Danzig Residence
"piece of cast concrete with bottle-glass insets that functions as the main stair landing... They're concrete, painted his signature, earthy red, kind of like the color of the..."
My Houzz: Super Efficiency and Serenity Near the Florida Surf
"home’s cast-in-place concrete structure, to ensure a strong, hurricane-proof home... place concrete to withstand a potential hurricane,” says Beck. The couple used recycled... idea of cast concrete for hurricane resistance and the sense of a family beach house... polished concrete, or did they add some brighter chips? Loved the concrete wall! And... polished concrete and were finished by the guys at Sarasota Superfloors. (www.saras..."
Your Kitchen: 10 Great Alternatives to Granite Counters
"I love cast concrete, recycled glass and Paperstone. I recently used cast concrete... in most cast-in-place concrete I've seen. It has a more natural look (stone) than... go with concrete. We ended up using Formica which offered us MANY different color... cheaper than concrete, paperstone, soapstone, etc. We even chose 2 different colors (orange... Friday. The concrete aggregate (24x24” terrazzo-like tiles) floor is done. Should I seal..."
Kitchen Countertops 101: Choosing a Surface Material
"now is concrete. Check these http://www.custommade.com/concrete-island/by/bahkoconcrete... cast concrete and people who like to DIY. And of course, some professionals are better... The 'concrete' category can also include products like Icestone, or Fuze, concr... website. concrete countertops are not as susceptible to stains nor as heavy as you describe... trained concrete professional can create lighter weight, stronger, and more dense concrete..."
Houzz Call: Have a Beautiful Small Bathroom? We Want to See It!
"custom cast concrete countertop. The cool retro aesthetic and materials complement... addition to a concrete house from the 50s. So I asked myself, "How do you add on to an all... all concrete house?" And the answer was obvious: WITH AN ALL GLASS BATHROOM !!... exterior concrete-block wall (i.e., no storage space between the studs on that wall)... added a concrete shower, exposed copper pipes, a glass bottle wall and floating concrete..."
Room of the Day: From Dark Basement to Bright Master Suite
"sexiness to a concrete retaining wall. But with a few clever design moves, you can certainly... the wall cast a dark, imposing presence in the former storage room. Now it’s a celebrated... wall a concrete colour to tie it back to what was there while looking so amazingly... actual concrete.”The architect and homeowners selected sapele wood with a walnut stain... went with concrete, it might have been too close of a memory of what was there before..."
Design Workshop: The Art of Joining Materials
"tons of concrete being cast, beams being welded to soaring steel columns — it was hard... like concrete, metal etc. Two beautifully designed and assembled homes, that illustrate... element, the concrete floor rises as a simple plinth, inviting one to move up through the..."
Sculpture in the Home: Style or Bust
"sculpted or cast likeness of the upper part of the human figure, typically of the head... clay, concrete and fiberglass. Vintage busts abound in antiques stores and on eBay;... instrument, cast bronze, and found objects. I like the headless bust the best. Great pictures..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Neon Brights
"seem to cast their own light, to glow from within like their elemental namesake. They... wood, concrete and clay. Mostly they are used very sparingly, as little zings of..."
Houzz Tour: Having Fun With a Half-Buried House
"I see cast concrete like that found in the hallway of this wonderful house, I think... Love the concrete floors AND the layout. Honestly there are so many options for a home... of that concrete flooring. As far as passive solar heating and earth cooling, concrete... colored concrete? Stone slabs? Thanks Love it. Built a similar one in Missouri and... done in concrete with the texture and even the knotholes of the wood molds that were..."
Trend Watch: 13 Kitchen Looks Expected to Be Big in 2015
"finishes (had cast concrete counters), shaker style cabinets, ceiling detail, open/airy,... trend casting (marketing) angle of the article ; the kitchen is a very personal room... kept my concrete countertops that I've always loved. The primary color is a bright... the big cast iron white sink (I like it.)? Got new stainless faucet already in...."
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