Earlier concrete was associated with building construction only, but nowadays, this sturdy material is being used to create many decorative and functional pieces for home or office. These minimalist, industrial style concrete accessories have become a popular trend, and are being loved by homeowners looking for ruggedly sophisticated home decor items.
So, instead of buying something ordinary, why don’t gift rigid pieces of concrete to your loved ones this Christmas? From concrete sugar box to geometric hanging lamps and flower pots, here are some of the best concrete accessories to add an industrial essence to any interior.
# Concrete Planter Pot
This tiny concrete flower pot is ideal for succulents and small indoor plants. Moreover, it can also be used to store miniature accessories, or make-up tools.
# Brain-shaped memo holder
This brain-shaped concrete memo holder features detailed structure of cerebellum. At the center, there is a fine space for showcase photos, business cards and other stuff in a fun way.
# Smooth concrete holder
This concrete cup has thin walls and an angled top lip. Coming in three different colors, it can hold toothbrushes as well as other bathroom accessories in a minimal yet fancy way.
# Diamond concrete candle holder
Designed by Henrik Ilfeldt for Korridor Design, these diamond-shaped candle holders are made with a blend of cement, concrete and color. Besides holding candles, these tiny pieces double up as stylish home decor objects.
# Concrete ashtray
Made from cement concrete, this polygonal shaped ashtray is really attractive and unique. It comes with a sticky anti-skid pad at bottom, leaving no sound when you put it on a table.
# Concrete sugar box
Add industrial flair to your kitchen with this concrete sugar box featuring a wooden lid. The combination of wood and concrete gives it a pleasant appearance. It adds minimalist style to any kitchen or table.
# Concrete soap dish
Handcrafted from cement and recycled stone dust, this rectangular soap dish is a perfect Christmas gift for people obsessed with concrete home accessories. It is designed with a removable modular stainless steel insert to protect the concrete base. A cork base is also attached to the bottom.
# Concrete door stopper
Combination of concrete and metal, this home accessory is heavy enough to keep door open and comes with rope handle for easy handling. It is available in three different colors.
# Concrete bookends
These solid blocks of concrete are designed to serve as bookends to keep books organized. All of the pieces are handmade; therefore no two items are alike. These will give a simple but appealing makeover to a study room.
Buy: Starting from $40
# Corvi wine cooler
Christmas celebrations will be incomplete without wine, so gift your loved one a concrete wine cooler on this special occasion. Designed by Francisco Corvi, this concrete wine cooler is handmade in Chicago with soft concrete crafted featuring fine geometric lines like a gemstone. It is a perfect gift item for any wine lover.
LOGIFACES Concrete Puzzle
The LOGIFACES puzzle consists of concrete prisms, and is available in three beautiful colors. Besides the triangle form, one can also create join these pieces to create several other forms.
Buy: Starting from $49
# Concrete toilet paper shelving
Entitled as Cloud, the toilet paper storage unit is made from concrete. It can be mounted on a wall and display toilet paper rolls like a piece of art. This space-efficient lets you discard the packaging and see the playful side of everyday objects.
# 4th dimension desk clock
This small desk clock is made out of cement. The light and shadows, cast by the spiral staircase design of this clock, change with the time. It will be a stylish addition to a coffee table.
# Stone & Beam concrete table lamp
Featuring a round concrete base paired with a brown fabric shade, this industrial-styled 9-watt table lamp will be a cool addition to any room. It comes with an On/off switch on the socket and 8-foot cord.
# Concrete hanging lamp
This triangulated hanging lamp is made from gray concrete and boasts gemstone-like patterns on the outer surface. It combines noble gold with rough concrete, forming a timeless and exceptional designer lamp. The high quality gilding the insides of them gives off a pleasant warm light.
PACO Concrete Bluetooth speaker
This Bluetooth loudspeaker has body in concrete and soundboard in harmonic wood. With 2” spatial tweeter and 3 .5” woofer with bass reflex system, it offers 360̊-degree output. There’s a 50 W High Fidelity Class D power amplifier with 35 Hz to 20 kHz frequency range.
Whichever you choose from the above, the basic nature of cement will seamlessly blend into its surroundings without being too harsh on the modern interior style. Your friends and relatives are surely going to thank you for such well-thought gift.