Eye of the Storm
The ‘Eye of the Storm’ is a concept table, designed by Steuart Padwick and made by Armourcoat from Ductal Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC). It was featured on the front cover of Concrete Monthly with images showing how it was made.
Armourcoat are a leading manufacturer of innovative surface finishes and sculptural effects and as a result have become an integral feature of some of the world’s most prestigious architectural interiors. The ‘Eye of the Storm’ table shows how Ductal is ideally suited to furniture design, allowing unusually thin sections with an outstanding level of surface finish detail. Its strength and durability is even greater than natural stone. Ductal possesses a unique combination of superior properties including strength, ductility, durability and enhanced aesthetics. It can also be pigmented to a wide range of colours. This enables designers to realise new sculptural approaches to concrete forms. Armourcoat hold the first sub-licence to manufacture Ductal® precast elements in the UK.