Today's leading interior designers are absolutely enamored with concrete. Innovators and artisans are enthusiastically exploring the ever-expanding uses for concrete as an artistic medium, and the potential seems endless. New permanent colors for concrete are infinite and the textures limited only by the imagination. Concrete can imitate any surface, from expensive marble and granite to slick glass or worn and faded terracotta and brick. This book takes you on a visual tour of amazing concrete applications indoors, from floors and countertops, to fireplace surrounds. It highlights groundbreaking artistry in concrete that is opening the doors for craftsmen, and even do-it-yourselfers, to create murals on floors, walls, and ceilings. A companion volume explores decorative applications for the home's exterior.
The concretenetwork.com is the United States leading source for information about concrete, from the leading manufacturers of concrete products to the professionals who install and innovate applications. Tina Skinner is a professional writer and editor specializing in design. She has written several books about concrete in the home for Schiffer Publishing.