Volcanic Rock The Archives

Friday 20 September, 2013

Kemenes Volcanopark Visitor Centre by Foldes Architects

This volcano museum in western Hungary features walls of dark concrete and Corten steel designed by Budapest studio Foldes Architects to reference the colours of volcanic rock and lava (+ slideshow).


Saturday 23 March, 2013

Chic, Sleek Limestone Bath from Victoria + Albert

When you need to escape the hectic pace of life and enjoy a long, warm soak in a bathtub, sometimes the same-old same-old jist won’t do; every once in a while, something special and spa-like is in order.  Part of the allure of a spa, of course, is its dedication to natural simplicity, which has […]


Saturday 23 March, 2013

Chic, Sleek Limestone Bath from Victoria + Albert

When you need to escape the hectic pace of life and enjoy a long, warm soak in a bathtub, sometimes the same-old same-old jist won’t do; every once in a while, something special and spa-like is in order.  Part of the allure of a spa, of course, is its dedication to natural simplicity, which has […]



Sunday 23 December, 2012

Casa La Punta / Elías Rizo Arquitectos


Sunday 23 December, 2012

Casa La Punta / Elías Rizo Arquitectos


Thursday 06 December, 2012

Residence BJ41 / R79


Friday 01 June, 2012

Just Swingin’: 10 Sublime Hanging Chairs

In emotional terms, the state of suspension can be a tense and terrible thing; not knowing where we stand is often a root cause of stress and anxiety.  In physical terms, though, suspension can be liberating; hence the plyometric benefits of Pilates, swimming, aerial silks and trapeze as fitness endeavors and the sublime sense of […]


Saturday 17 March, 2012

Cool Hanging Chair made of Volcanic Rock by Maffam Freeform

Not only is the Manu Nest by Maffam Freeform cool because it’s a hanging chair, but it’s also really cool because it’s made of volcanic rock! Yup. The material is called Basalt, a magmatic rock that renews itself very quickly through volcanic activity. It’s practically a limitless resource, which is why it’s a good material […]


Saturday 17 March, 2012

Cool Hanging Chair made of Volcanic Rock by Maffam Freeform

Not only is the Manu Nest by Maffam Freeform cool because it’s a hanging chair, but it’s also really cool because it’s made of volcanic rock! Yup. The material is called Basalt, a magmatic rock that renews itself very quickly through volcanic activity. It’s practically a limitless resource, which is why it’s a good material […]