Concrete Forest was launched in November 2016 by Danish/Irish designer and maker Kevin Corcoran. In his work he draws upon the clean refined designs that are synonymous with Danish design but also the very hands on approach to creating things out of textured raw materials which is prevalent in Ireland.
"I really enjoy taking a sometimes overlooked and mundane material and transforming it into a refined piece of design. I love the fact that customers have thought that the dark Hygge candle holders are made from granite. The challenge of using an inexpensive material like concrete and refining it into something that is high end and quite beautiful really appeals to me. If a material is worked on enough it can be completely transformed, it just takes a lot of experimenting and patience."
Hygge Candle Holder
The ‘Hygge’ candle holder measures approximately 6.5 cm in diameter and 5.5 cm in height. The rim is sanded down to reveal a polished stone finish, highlighting the individual grains...
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