designboomin 2008, a huge earthquake in china’s sichuan province was the country’s deadliest in more than 30 years. designed by cai yongjie, the ‘wenchuan earthquake memorial museum’ pictured above takes the form of a ruptured landscape, where large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs that ensure that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence.
The newest addition to our collection of Gypsum bespoke furniture, designed by Jean-Paul Viollet. This stunning sideboard is entirely covered in gypsum embellished with gold patinated bronze accents. A sunburst pattern radiates across the front emphasizing the natural luminosity of the material.